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National Gardening Week

National Gardening Week: Gardening for a Cause

National Gardening Week’s in full swing – and we’re all about encouraging Britain’s gardeners to join forces and grow together. There are some fantastic initiatives that make it easier than ever for gardeners of all levels to get involved in community projects and channel their hobby into something bigger.
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Sweet Pea Care & Maintenance

If asked on BBC’s Pointless programme to name a fragrant flower the sweet pea would be a high scorer and therefore an answer to be avoided. Well known and widely grown the sweet pea seems to have always been in fashion and is certainly not to be avoided in the garden. Continue Reading

Superfood Kale

Kale has successfully moved from being classed as cattle fodder to becoming a superfood. Delicious, exceptionally high in vitamins and fibre kale is really easy to grow, even in a small space.

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Planning Ahead

With summer not yet underway it may seem too early but gardening is all about planning ahead and now really is the time to start thinking about winter and spring-flowering bedding plants and bulbs.

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Sweetcorn Fresh from the Garden

Sweetcorn must be one of the most rewarding crops to grow as the taste of freshly picked cobs is so very much better than anything shop bought. If you haven’t tried it yet and have the space, then do give sweetcorn a go. You really won’t be disappointed.

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