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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.
Waltons ultimate guide to weeds

Waltons ultimate guide to weeds

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

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Creating a sensory garden at home

Creating a sensory garden at home

It's not hard to create a sensory garden at home, and it's ideal for helping anyone enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of the outdoors in a safe place.

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How to grow your own tea

How to grow your own tea

Do you love a good cup of tea? Make sure you know how to grow your own - here’s how!

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Spruce up your garden for free

Spruce up your garden for free

Cut down the costs of expensive gardening tools, and check out these cheap tricks to spruce up your garden. Perfect for summer!

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How to prepare a vegetable bed

How to prepare a vegetable bed

Growing your own vegetables? Make sure you prep your veg bed properly - here's how!

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How to become an organic gardener

How to become an organic gardener

Transform your garden into a eco paradise with these organic growing gardening tips.

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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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Wet Weather Garden Guide

Wet Weather Garden Guide

How do you protect your garden when the rain comes down... and down? Read our guide to making sure your plants survive!

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6 ways to spruce up your rented garden

6 ways to spruce up your rented garden

Live in rented accommodation and want to make the most out of your outdoor space? Check out these simple tips to transform your garden and keep your landlord happy!

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Growing your own - tips from the experts

Growing your own - tips from the experts

Want to get the most out of your fruit and veg plot? We asked our seasoned experts and favourite growers to share some of their tried and tested wisdom so you can get the tastiest produce around!

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How to Grow Potatoes in a Plastic Bin

How to Grow Potatoes in a Plastic Bin

It's easy to grow potatoes - and you don't need much space. Check out this guide to growing potatoes in a plastic bin and enjoy the fruits (and tubers) of your labour!

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A guide to garden compost

A guide to garden compost

Compost is one of the best ways to feed your garden - but what's the best way to make your own? Take a look at our ultimate guide to composting.

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How to grow your own in a small garden

How to grow your own in a small garden

Think your garden is too small to 'grow your own' in? Think again. Our small gardens guide is full of space-saving tips to help your garden flourish.

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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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Autumn harvest

Autumn harvest

Our green-fingered friends are having a bounteous autumn harvest. Take a look at the wonderful produce this season brings.

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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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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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Where there's muck

Where there's muck

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

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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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Apocalypse Plants

Apocalypse Plants

Plants always dying on you? Check out our apocalyptic plant guide for the hardiest of plants that can thrive without green fingers.

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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 Hundred Years On

Dig to Victory - A Hundred 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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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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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 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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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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