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    • Planning and Planting a Spring Garden in 2014

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      “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” These famous words spoken by the late, great Audrey Hepburn sum up that feeling of excitement about new beginnings we feel when planning and planting our garden in early spring. The first tiny green sprout we see peeking out from the dirt gives us hope that the bitter cold is behind us and the coming days will be filled with warmth and sunshine. This spring will be a wonderful season to celebrate the return of nice weather with the beautiful, colourful and eco-friendly gardening trends of 2014. If you haven’t started planning your spring garden yet, now is the time to do so.

       

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      Posted on 24/02/14 by in Blog
       
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    • How is this bad weather affecting my Garden?

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      Bad weather affects us all; travel, transport, everything seems to take longer and it always has an effect on our day to day moods. Overall bad weather isn’t anybody’s friend, but if it isn’t our friend it is our garden’s nemesis. In September we published ‘10 Easy Ways to Protect Your Garden against the Winter Weather’, but we decided to have a re-vamp and make a post which is more instructional.

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      Posted on 12/02/14 by in Blog
       
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    • How to Improve Your Garden For Less

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      The year has begun, and you want to overhaul your garden, replacing withered flowers with new and beautiful ones but don’t have enough. Maintaining a beautiful garden can be a costly activity to an average homeowner. However, this does not mean that you need to break your bank or spend up to the last coin of in your pocket on your garden makeovers. There are many ways you can make your garden awesome without spending a lot of money.

       

      Here are a few creative ways you can improve the look of your garden, spend less, and save more.

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      Posted on 21/01/14 by in Blog
       
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    • What will 2014 bring for your Garden?

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      2014 is a great year for plenty of plants in the UK. There will be no lack of water or moderate temperatures, so you can expect to grow hearty vegetables and fruits well. Although the winter has not been as cold as expected, it isn’t a particularly exciting time for gardening. Many fruits and plants have survived where they may not have in colder seasons. So what should you expect this year? 2014 should start out with much of the same weather you’ve been experiencing. Rainfall is expected to be above average, and temperatures may be chillier than normal. Covering plants this year is important as well. And, of course, there are lots of new plants for you to try this year, too.

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      Posted on 20/01/14 by in Blog
       
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    • 6 Reasons Why People Laugh At Your Garden

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      Gardens – when well done – are beautiful places to relax and enjoy your surroundings. However, gardening can be tricky and not every garden is well kept.

       

      With everything that demands our attention nowadays, sometimes our gardens end up being last on the list. But when your garden falls into disrepair, your neighbours could be secretly chuckling to themselves about the embarrassment in your back yard. Here are 6 reasons that despite your good intentions, your garden may be the laughing stock of the street.

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      Posted on 23/12/13 by in Blog
       
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