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How to Get an Allotment

How to Get an Allotment

Here’s how to go about getting an allotment, along with a few alternative ideas if there’s a long waiting list in your area.
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
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
7 garden laws you never knew about

7 garden laws you never knew about

Know what your legal rights and responsibilities are as a garden-owner? If not, it's time to brush up on 7 of the most useful garden laws to keep you and your neighbours happy.
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
How to protect garden furniture over winter

How to protect garden furniture over winter

Here’s how to protect your garden furniture over winter, so you can enjoy it summer, after summer, after summer.
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!
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.
Creepy crawlies that help you in the garden

Creepy crawlies that help you in the garden

Not all bugs are bad news for your plants - we've come up with a list of creepy crawlies that should be welcome in your garden!
In the night garden - 10 outdoor lighting ideas

In the night garden - 10 outdoor lighting ideas

Want to add some flair to your garden during summer evenings? Then consider an outdoor lighting scheme. For more inspiration, check out our 10 ways to add lighting to your garden.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
Gardening for beginners

Gardening for beginners

Ever thought about taking up gardening as a hobby, but been lost as to where to start? Take a look at our short beginners guide to gardening to get you started.
9 reasons why you should start gardening

9 reasons why you should start gardening

Ever wondered what the benefits were to gardening? Take a look at these 9 reasons why you should start gardening!
How to create a bird friendly garden

How to create a bird friendly garden

Entice wild birds into your garden with these top tips.
What to do in the garden this summer

What to do in the garden this summer

How many of these summer gardening jobs have you worked through so far this year?
How to care for your garden in a heatwave

How to care for your garden in a heatwave

Don't despair during hot weather - we've got all the advice you need to follow to keep your garden flourishing.
Waltons guide to caring for succulents

Waltons guide to caring for succulents

Learn how to take the best care of the succulents around your home with our handy guide.
Waltons ultimate guide to lawn care

Waltons ultimate guide to lawn care

Craving a luscious green lawn? Take a look at our top lawn care tips!
6 Herbs to grow in your kitchen garden

6 Herbs to grow in your kitchen garden

How many of these tasty herbs have you got growing in your kitchen garden?
Herbs to grow in your garden

Herbs to grow in your garden

What better way to season your cooking than with your own freshly grown herbs?
Jobs in the garden this spring

Jobs in the garden this spring

It's time to get back in the garden and work your way through these spring gardening jobs.
What to do in the garden this autumn

What to do in the garden this autumn

Essential gardening jobs to do this autumn! Make the most of your garden before the winter months.
The pros and cons of artificial grass

The pros and cons of artificial grass

Ever thought about artificially turfing your outdoor space? Discover all the pros and cons of 'fake grass' with this handy guide from Waltons
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...
Waltons ultimate guide to weeds

Waltons ultimate guide to weeds

Take a look at our guide to identifying and removing weeds from your garden....
The Waltons Guide to Growing Carrots

The Waltons Guide to Growing Carrots

Love carrots? Find out how you can easily grow them with this guide from Waltons.
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!
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!
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!
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!
Friendly animals for your garden

Friendly animals for your garden

Mother nature has got your pest control and pollination covered!
How bees can help your garden

How bees can help your garden

Those friendly buzzing bees are essential for pollinating your crops and flowers.
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!
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!
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!
Autumn harvest

Autumn harvest

Our green-fingered friends are having a bounteous autumn harvest. Take a look at the wonderful produce this season brings.
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!
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
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
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
Where there's muck

Where there's muck

Advice from Guest Blogger, Alison on the different types of mulch for your garden
Trees in my Dreams

Trees in my Dreams

Keep your garden in full bloom all year round with these trees
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.
National Bramley Apple Week 2nd 6th February 2015

National Bramley Apple Week 2nd 6th February 2015

A celebration of Britain’s favourite cooking apple
Chafer Beetle - Everything You Need to Know!

Chafer Beetle - Everything You Need to Know!

How to Identify & Get Rid of these lawn munching bugs...
Dig to Victory - A Hundred Years On

Dig to Victory - A Hundred Years On

How Britain Dug To Victory Through Two World Wars...
Garden Jobs to Do in July

Garden Jobs to Do in July

Our latest instalment of our July 2014 Gardening Guide...
Everything You Need to Know About Beetroot....

Everything You Need to Know About Beetroot....

We Love Beetroot! Here's why you should too.....
Garden Jobs in May

Garden Jobs in May

Jobs to do in the month of May....
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....
The Gardening Guide - Issue 6

The Gardening Guide - 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.
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'....
The Gardening Guide Issue 2

The Gardening Guide Issue 2

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