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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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19 Dec

Create a Show Stopping Winter Display!

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Its difficult to create a garden that looks fantastic in spring, summer, autumn and winter so gardeners tend to focus on the more colourful and generally easier to maintain seasons. Spring and summer are easily achieved while autumn becomes a little more difficult and winter almost impossible at times. Winter can be a let down to those who have worked [...]

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Published Date: 19 Dec 2012
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21 Nov

Get Creative This Christmas!

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Its just under a month until Christmas, with preparations already being made for a fantastic day your garden can easily be forgotten about. Take a little time this month to head out into the garden and get creative. Your garden is a fantastic source of material for decorations and can even become a Christmas display in its [...]

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Published Date: 21 Nov 2012
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19 Nov

10 Ways to Add Colour to Your Garden!

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This time of year gardens can be extremely dull but you don’t just have to buy winter flowering plants to have colour! Whatever the size of your garden we have fantastic ideas to make this winter just as colourful as summer or spring. Brighten up your garden by following our easy guide below… StemsStems are [...]

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Published Date: 19 Nov 2012
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21 Oct

How to Cope With a Sloped Garden!

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You could consider your sloping garden to be a frustrating problem, but many gardeners believe the benefits of a sloping garden well out-weigh the disadvantages. A sloping garden often ges a great deal of ligt because its so open, as well as being great for draining excess water from your garden. To make the most [...]

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Published Date: 21 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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15 Aug

Small Garden Designs!

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Small gardens can feel like a curse, especially if you’re a keen gardener. Cramming as many plants as possible into your garden can seem tempting when you’re lacking space but with a well planned design you can achieve any look you want. We’ve come up with three fantastic garden ideas to make the best out of [...]

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Published Date: 15 Aug 2012
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13 Aug

Alternative Space Saving Gardens!

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As more and more of the UK becomes built up its important that we try to re-create some of the space in we’ve taken over. This can be done through the creation of wall gardens and roof gardens. Take a look below at these alternative garden options for those of you lacking space or wanting to [...]

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Published Date: 13 Aug 2012
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21 Jul

How to Create a Scented Garden!

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Scent is fundamental to both a beautiful garden and our own well being. Creating a scented garden will create a haven of scents for you and the local wildlife. It’s not an accident that flowers are so attractive and have a distinctive scent, they are formed that way to attract wildlife for their survival. Bright purple is [...]

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Published Date: 21 Jul 2012
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11 Jun

3 Garden Designs Made Easy!

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Not all of us have standard garden shape or an abundance of space to work with, sometimes our gardens are irregular, L-shapes or just quite small! If you have an awkwardly shaped garden and no idea how to make the most of it take a look at our easy design guides below… Tiny Courtyard Keep it simple [...]

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Published Date: 11 Jun 2012
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