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27 Jul

Are you looking to make the most out of your small garden?

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We recently teamed up with Girlie Gossip, an online women’s magazine to try and make the most out of their small garden with our products. Girlie Gossip included our strawberries, cordylines, acer collection, sunflowers and chillies in their garden, proving that you don’t have to have masses of space to create a stunning oasis full of plants, fruit and veg. They [...]

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Published Date: 27 Jul 2011
Category: Garden Ideas
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27 Jul

Perfect Pansies for your Autumn Displays!

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With summer coming to an end and autumn looming  don’t lose your summer colour, look instead towards our wide collection of pansies to fill your garden with their colourful faces all winter! These surprisingly hardy plants are great for filling gaps in your borders, trailing in hanging baskets or brightening up your patio. Our variety of Pansies [...]

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Published Date: 27 Jul 2011
Category: Autumn Bedding
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27 Jul

Flower Trouble? We Have the Answers!

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Bedding plants, like most other garden plants can come under attack from pests and diseases. Things do go wrong even for the most advanced gardeners because plant disease is more likely to do with cultural or environmental fault. Identify any possible problems as early as possible and follow this guide to deter pests and diseases. [...]

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Published Date: 27 Jul 2011
Category: Pests & Diseases
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26 Jul

Identify your Rose in Detail!

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With so many different varieties, shapes, colours and sizes Roses can often be extremely difficult to identify. Below is our easy guide on everything from the shapes of Rose flowers to the number of petals. Hybrid Tea Roses; This is the most popular group of Roses available. You can buy Hybrid Tea Roses in both [...]

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Published Date: 26 Jul 2011
Category: Roses and Shrubs
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20 Jul

Your Guide to a Colourful Garden!

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The primary purpose of bedding plants is to add colour to your garden. To get the best of our your bedding plants, follow this guide to learn everything you need to know about colour. Don’t think that you have to follow the rules of colour clashes that you would when decorating, the brilliant thing about plants [...]

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Published Date: 20 Jul 2011
Category: Gardening Advice
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19 Jul

How to Create a Summer Hanging Basket!

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Hanging baskets are such an easy way to add some interest and colour to any space – they can transform walls and fences plus add an extra dimension to your garden. They burst with colour throughout the summer and you can fill them with frost hardy flowers and even evergreens over the winter. It doesn’t [...]

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Published Date: 19 Jul 2011
Category: Spring Bedding
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19 Jul

Boost your Berries!

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For those of you who ordered soft summer berries from us earlier this year, learn how to boost your berry harvest!You can expect an abundance of fruit if you follow our easy guide… Water & Feed As your fruits begin to ripen you can boost yields by giving your berries some extra water. Drench the [...]

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Published Date: 19 Jul 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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13 Jul

How to Grow & Care for Pansies!

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Pansies are colourful and extremely easy to grow, making them a favourite amonst gardeners all year round. They do however need some maintenance and care, here is our guide on all you need to know about planting and caring for Pansies. How to Plant Pansies – Plant Pansies in a sunny spot in well drained soil.  Make sure you [...]

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Published Date: 13 Jul 2011
Category: Autumn Bedding
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13 Jul

Potatoes Just in Time for Christmas!

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Imagine eating your own new potatoes on Christmas day… Summer planting potatoes for Christmas is now a reality with these 3 varieties of specially stored seed potatoes-  Arran Pilot One of the nation’s favourite varieties of potatoes to grow in the garden. Remains popular due to its excellent taste and early boiling ability. This potato [...]

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Published Date: 13 Jul 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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12 Jul

How to Make a Wildlife Pond in a Pot!

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You don’t need a large garden to be able to offer a home to local wildlife. A mini pond is perfect if you don’t have the space but want to attract a smaller variety of wildlife. Encouraging beneficial insects and predators of pests will, over time, help to bring balance to even the most urban [...]

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Published Date: 12 Jul 2011
Category: Wildlife
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