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Reduce weeds with mulch

You can reduce weeds with mulch at most times of the year, but there are preferable seasons to help control weeds.

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How to prevent your plants from bolting

This guide is how to prevent your plants from bolting, which can be so frustrating and happen really quickly in conditions that aren’t ideal for your plants.

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Create a pet-friendly garden

Creating a pet-friendly garden doesn’t mean your garden will have to be bare, patchy lawn, or even dug-up plants. If you are starting to make your garden pet friendly or already have your perfect garden and are about to introduce your new pet, these tips will help you, and your pet enjoys the garden as much as each other. 

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No-dig gardening

Tired of double-digging your vegetable garden? Take heart – there is another way. No-dig gardening is an increasingly popular way of gardening that minimises disturbance to the soil, leaving the natural soil organisms to do the hard work for you. 

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7 ways to help your garden cope with heatwaves

We all know how important it is to water our gardens, especially when the weather is hot. But it’s just as important to water effectively so that the plants get the right amount of water with as little waste as possible. Our top tips will help you use water well in your garden.

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How to divide plants 

Knowing how to divide plants is such a rewarding task because not only does it help your plants to thrive and gives them room to grow but it also means it results in you having more free plants!

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How to harvest beets 

Know how to harvest beets with this guide we have put together for you. Harvesting delicious homegrown beets is such a joyful experience, and the flavour just can not be beaten!

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9 Design Tips For a Mediterranean Garden

Imagine having your very own Mediterranean getaway in your garden – relaxed, informal and fragrant in the summer sunshine. With these simple tips, it’s easy to add a touch of Mediterranean style to your garden.

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How to keep your crops safe from animals

Growing your own fruit and vegetables can be very rewarding. But sometimes, it can also feel like a battle, with every creature in your garden just waiting for the chance to devour your carefully nurtured plants. Here are our top tips on keeping your crops safe from everything that wants to eat them.

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Create a backyard bee meadow 

It is easy to create a backyard bee meadow and make your garden a place where pollinators can enjoy lots of nectar in a biodiverse space.

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