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Garden Tips

Wondering how to get the most from your garden? From gardening advice and inspiration to recycling ideas, we've got some great suggestions for you.

Check out the posts below for the best in garden creativity.


How to make your own nest box

How to make your own nest box

Want to encourage more wildlife into the garden? Follow our simple guide on how to create your own nest box!

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How to make money from your garden

How to make money from your garden

Wondering how you can get a few extra pounds into the household kitty? Here are a few ideas on how to get something back from your garden!

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How to deal with a flooded garden

How to deal with a flooded garden

When the rain comes - and comes - gardens can flood. Here's how you can deal with a waterloged patch

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How to look after your garden in winter

How to look after your garden in winter

The colder months don't mean that you have to stop looking after your beloved garden. Here are a few things you can do to look after it when it's chilly

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Pallets to palaces - upcycling for gardens

Pallets to palaces - upcycling for gardens

Check out these ingenious ways of re-using old pallets. Find out how to make a bar, a log store, a planter and more!

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How to Grow your own tea

How to Grow your own tea

All a tea plant needs to thrive in our British weather is a bright sunny location acidic soil. This article will talk you through how to grow your own tea at home.

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Creating a sensory garden at home

Creating a sensory garden at home

Take a look at our guide for creating a sensory garden at home ideal for helping vulnerable children and adults get the most of the garden.

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Grow your own delicious cocktails for every season

Grow your own delicious cocktails for every season

Easy to grow and simply delicious cocktail ingredients that you can grow in your garden

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How to make money from your garden - infographic

How to make money from your garden - infographic

Ever wondered what you can do to get your garden working for you? Here are eight tips about making money from your garden

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10 ways to prepare your garden for winter

10 ways to prepare your garden for winter

Read our simple guide to help you prepare your garden for winter

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Autumn Gardening Advice Hub

Autumn Gardening Advice Hub

Check out our brand new content hub for everything that you need to make your Autumn Garden great

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6 ways to spruce up your rented garden

6 ways to spruce up your rented garden

Make the most out of your rented garden with these simple tips

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How to become an organic gardener

How to become an organic gardener

The final blog post from our guest blogger from Wooly Green

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Wheres there's muck

Wheres there's muck

Advice from Guest Blogger, Alison on the different types of mulch for your garden

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Spruce up your garden for free

Spruce up your garden for free

Cheap tricks to spruce up your garden ready for summer

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Trees in my Dreams

Trees in my Dreams

Keep your garden in full bloom all year round with these trees

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National Bramley Apple Week 2nd 6th February 2015

National Bramley Apple Week 2nd 6th February 2015

A celebration of Britain’s favourite cooking apple

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Chafer Beetle - Everything You Need to Know!

Chafer Beetle - Everything You Need to Know!

How to Identify & Get Rid of these lawn munching bugs...

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Dig to Victory - A Hundreds Years On

Dig to Victory - A Hundreds Years On

How Britain Dug To Victory Through Two World Wars...

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Garden Jobs to Do in July

Garden Jobs to Do in July

Our latest instalment of our July 2014 Gardening Guide...

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Everything You Need to Know About Beetroot....

Everything You Need to Know About Beetroot....

We Love Beetroot! Here's why you should too.....

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A Guide to Companion Planting

A Guide to Companion Planting

This step-by-step video tutorial shows you how to plant 'friends' next to each other and reduce the amount of chemicals in your garden...

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The Ultimate Garden Pests Guide

The Ultimate Garden Pests Guide

Identify and remove pests from your garden with this handy guide...

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Garden Jobs in May

Garden Jobs in May

Jobs to do in the month of May....

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What to Plant & Sow in May

What to Plant & Sow in May

May is a big month in the gardener's calendar! So check our guide to find out what you can plant and sow in May....

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How to Grow Strawberries in any Garden...

How to Grow Strawberries in any Garden...

Learn how to grow strawberries in any garden, allotment or balcony!

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The Gardening Guide - May 2014 - Issue 6

The Gardening Guide - May 2014 - Issue 6

In this month's magazine read about growing beans, peas and strawberries! We've also included an article to help you battle garden pests.

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The Ultimate Garden Weeds Guide

The Ultimate Garden Weeds Guide

Take a look at our guide to identifying and removing weeds from your garden....

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How to Grow Potatoes in a Plastic Bin

How to Grow Potatoes in a Plastic Bin

Grow potatoes in any garden with this tutorial....

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The Gardening Guide - April 2014 - Issue 5

The Gardening Guide - April 2014 - Issue 5

Take a look at April's edition of our FREE magazine 'The Gardening Guide'....

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The Gardening Guide - February 2014 - Issue 2

The Gardening Guide - February 2014 - Issue 2

Take a look at this month's free, online magazine 'The Gardening Guide'...

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How to Get an Allotment

How to Get an Allotment

So you want your own allotment? Read about how to get one!

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Introducing 'The Gardening Guide' A FREE Monthly Gardening Magazine

Introducing 'The Gardening Guide' A FREE Monthly Gardening Magazine

Read or download our brand new monthly, gardening magazine. ITS FREE!

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Wet Weather Garden Guide

Wet Weather Garden Guide

A guide to protecting your garden during periods of wet weather...

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A Quick Guide to Companion Planting

A Quick Guide to Companion Planting

Learn about companion planting! It can help reduce the amount of garden chemicals you need to use...

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The Waltons Guide to Growing Carrots

The Waltons Guide to Growing Carrots

For everything you need to know about growing carrots in your garden, read on...

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