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21 Apr

Got a gardening query? Ask our Director of Horticulture Peter Clark!

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Peter has been involved in the growing industry from a very young age, beginning with helping his father during weekends and school holidays before attending Writtle Agricultural College. He will be pleased to offer any help or advice that you may need regarding the growing of your plants and will include as many of the most [...]

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Published Date: 21 Apr 2013
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30 Jan

Spring Plug Plant Size Guide!

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Different gardeners have different needs when it comes to spring bedding. We aim to provide all of our customers with a range ofoptions so you can find what you need and have it delivered straight to your door. Here is a guide so you can find the perfect bedding plant size for you and your [...]

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Published Date: 30 Jan 2013
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09 Jan

Peter’s January Message & Our Fruit and Vegetable Selection!

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Dear Customer, This special supplement selection is dedicated to the ever more popular fruit and vegetable growing. As the experienced among you will know, growing fruit and vegetables is no more difficult than growing flowers and plants. You don’t even need a garden as many suit containers. All products arrive with simple to follow growing [...]

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Published Date: 09 Jan 2013
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28 Dec

How to Create Mulch!

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Mulch is something found in most gardens. It isn’t complicated and costly to create and will work wonders for your plants if used appropriately. Mulch is a layer of material laid on the soil surface to discourage weeds and prevent moisture loss, it also sometimes provides your plants with extra nutrients. Types of mulch vary; [...]

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Published Date: 28 Dec 2012
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23 Nov

Its Time to Consider Changing Our Gardening Ways!

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It may be time to start changing our gardening ways. This year the weather has been a constant reminder of climate change and the problems we face in the future. The US National Snow and Ice Data Centre have shown this summer that the polar ice cap is melting at a greater rate than ever [...]

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Published Date: 23 Nov 2012
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09 Nov

Winter Proof Your Herbs!

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The temperature has started to drop and its time to ensure your herbs make it through a cold winter. There are many simple steps you can take to protect your herbs, take a look at our easy guide below… Protect container herbs… Container herbs including sage, rosemary and thyme should be moved into a more [...]

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Published Date: 09 Nov 2012
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20 Oct

Start Protecting Your Plants Against Frost…

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Ensue your plants survive the winter by protecting them from frost and wet weather. The combination of low temperatures and wet willcause your plants to die off. If you are growing anything other than the hardiest of varieties its best to put in place basic techniques that will guarantee your plant’s survival. Once October begins measures should be put [...]

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Published Date: 20 Oct 2012
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15 Sep

Store The Taste of Summer!

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Don’t let your summer produce go to waste this year. If you have far too much to eat now, use these methods to store the taste of summer! Creating something new out of your produce is extremely satisfying and you’ll save money by storing produce through winter. It’s best to chill any perishable crops (such [...]

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Published Date: 15 Sep 2012
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08 Aug

How to go Organic!

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Organic gardening isn’t for everyone but it’s easy to achieve if you want to make a change. Organic gardening allows nature to take over and although it might take a while your garden will find a balance. The transition to an organic garden is both free of money and doesn’t take any extra time. The healthiest type [...]

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Published Date: 08 Aug 2012
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07 Aug

How to Create your own Mini-Meadow!

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This month is all about the Olympics and as you know the Olympic park is full to the brim with meadows. The park’s meadows include both native and non-native plants. Key plants at the Olympic park include Cornflowers, Marigolds and Chrysanthemums. We love the stunning meadows in the Olympic park, they’re perfect for attracting wildlife and [...]

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Published Date: 07 Aug 2012
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