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Fresh Tomatoes, From Porch to Plate
2 years ago

Fresh Tomatoes, From Porch to Plate

Keen gardeners will now be enjoying the taste of their fresh tomatoes on their plate. Although it’s a little late to start growing your own this year we recommend you …
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How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too
2 years ago

How to Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children Too

Please Yourself While Pleasing the Children

This last week I’ve been stepping out into the garden a lot more as the weather has become pleasantly warm. It’s no secret that …
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Gardening Jobs to do in May
4 years ago

Gardening Jobs to do in May

May is such a wonderful time for gardeners and also very busy. Finally the growth speeds up and as jobs are completed the fruits of our labour are showcased around …
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How to Encourage Children into the Garden
4 years ago

How to Encourage Children into the Garden

Encourage Children to Step Outside

In this day and age with electricity taken for granted many children choose media as a form of entertainment; whether it’s YouTube, Facebook or …
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Gardening for Fitness
4 years ago

Gardening for Fitness

Does your garden look like an overgrown mass of weeds? Or maybe you tend to your patch regularly? Whether you love or hate it, your garden could look like the …
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The Benefits of Bedding Plants
4 years ago

The Benefits of Bedding Plants

By Martina Mercer

I used to avoid bedding plants as much as possible as the annual nature made me believe they were not great value for money.

However over the past …
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Vegetables for Border Beauty
4 years ago

Vegetables for Border Beauty

Vegetables for Border Beauty

I started planting vegetables in my flower borders when I had a tiny garden and wanted to maximise the space. However I now have a …
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Home Made Composts for Your Garden (Warning- it’s a bit yucky!)
4 years ago

Home Made Composts for Your Garden (Warning- it’s a bit yucky!)

By Martina Mercer

There are many different forms of homemade compost out there, and many ways in which you can take unwanted rubbish and turn it into a fertilizer or …
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BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party arrives in Wales for the first time
5 years ago

BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time Summer Garden Party arrives in Wales for the first time

BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time (GQT) will celebrate the blooms of summer by hosting its annual Summer Garden Party on Sunday 29th June 2014 in the impressive grounds of the National …
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