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Protecting Your Garden During Thunderstorms

After what feels like never-ending sunshine over the last few weeks, the weather appears to have finally broken, with the Met Office now saying that more unsettled conditions are on the way, with thunderstorms forecast until Wednesday (August 16th). Interestingly, thunderstorms and specifically lightning can actually be very beneficial for our gardens, helping to fertilise …

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5 Of The Worst Plants For Hayfever

Spending time out in the garden or exploring the countryside is always a wonderful way to spend your time – unless you suffer from hayfever, that is! Hayfever can make life pretty miserable, especially if you’re an avid gardener and love nothing more than tending to your plants, shrubs and flowers. Of course, there’s medication …

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How To Get Rid Of Slugs Naturally

You’ll never find a garden that doesn’t have a little family of slugs calling the plantlife home… and you’re sure to see evidence of them sooner rather than later. Have you started noticing holes in the leaves, stems and flowers of your plants? That’ll be the slugs! They can cause all sorts of damage throughout …

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Irrigation Techniques To Save Water

We’re halfway through July now and the weather has certainly improved, with an actual heatwave taking place this week and next… which is great news for gardeners, of course, because it’s so lovely being outside – but it does mean you may need to revise your water usage habits to help safeguard supplies and reduce …

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How To Keep Patios Weed-Free

One day, you’re looking at your beautiful new patio and it’s the crowning glory of your outdoor spaces and the next day, you look at it and lots of pesky little weeds have sprung up, apparently as if from nowhere, quite ruining the look and feel of your garden. As well as being somewhat unsightly …

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How To Get Children Into Gardening

Spending time outside in nature is hugely beneficial from a mental and emotional health perspective – and fostering an interest in gardening from an early age can really help children blossom into fulfilled and happy adults. There are all sorts of ways you can encourage young people to get out and about in the garden …

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How To Grow A Low-Carbon Garden

The realities of the climate and biodiversity crisis are quickly setting in for us all and the impact that man is having on the planet is a huge cause for concern. But there’s a lot that can be done to protect the environment and help mitigate the effects of climate change – especially if you’re …

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