Grow Your Own

  1. Top tips for growing bulbs for next spring

    Planting bulbs is one of the easiest gardening tasks, yet it can result in some of the most effective displays in spring. All you need to do is select the right bulbs for you and there are many to choose from. These include favourites likeTulips and

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  2. Autumn gardening guide

    The crisp, cool mornings are starting to be a more common as we move through the second half of September, clearly Autumn is well-and-truly on the way.

    If you haven't already planted more hardy crops ready for harvest during Autumn, don't worry.

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  3. Green little fingers: Top tools for gardening with children

    Whilst it is great to teach children about the joys of gardening from a very young age, it must never be done at the expense of safety, which should always be regarded as paramount. Accidents happen fast and it's the adult's responsibility to prevent

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  4. The definitive guide to herb planting in winter

    Who can honestly say they don't enjoy traces of herbs to enhance the taste of their favourite food, summer or winter? Yes, most of us do. In harsh winter climates we need to understand how to ensure we do have our favourite herb ready for use during

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  5. Growing fruit in the garden

    When it comes to growing a beautiful garden full of organic foods, many assume that you need a large space to grow a variety of fruits or vegetables. However, the fact of the matter is that even the most limited spaces offer plenty of options for those

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  6. Tips for growing food from seeds

    Growing food from planting seeds can be accomplished by anyone with a bit of patience. The benefits include a wide range of plant options to choose from, the opportunity to practice 100% organic gardening, saving money compared to buying grown plants,

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  7. How to start a community garden with minimal space

    Reach out from the cosy confines of your own garden paradise and help to create a community garden. You'll be amazed at who it will attract.

    Community gardens are fantastic places to meet new people, to pass on skills, and improve your local

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  8. How to get started with a balcony garden

    There’s a certain satisfaction that comes being surrounded by plants you have nurtured and helped thrive. But what if you live in an apartment without a garden? Balcony gardening allows you to still experience the rewards of growing your own

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  9. Growing with a mini greenhouse

    If you don't have room for a greenhouse, but want to grow under glass, a mini greenhouse is the ideal way to extend the growing season. There's a variety of sizes, prices and styles, so you're sure to find one that suits your space and wallet.

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