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Some like it hot, even when the weather’s not. The rise of owning a hot tub and using your garden space all year round is a popular trend which is set to continue in 2019. The luxury of having a hot tub at home is the ultimate way to relax in style and there’s certainly[…]

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Thompson & Morgan published their first seed catalogue in 1855 and has since grown to become one of the UKs largest mail order seed and plant companies. They are also one of the few mail order companies to have their own breeding programme based in Suffolk. They have already had outstanding success with the introduction[…]

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Most of us have a kitchen waste wheelie bin, but not all kerbside collections accept garden waste – and even if you have a garden waste wheelie bin too, why give away all that potential nourishment and energy for your garden when you could make your own compost? It’s not hard to start composting, you[…]

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The dreaded slugs can be the bane of the gardener’s or allotment holder’s life, munching away at our prized flowers and crops while we are in our beds. The vile creatures can also carry lungworm parasite that can be extremely harmful to our dogs. Controlling them can be difficult as many of our garden chemicals[…]

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  In recent years vegetable plant suppliers have been offering the gardener grafted vegetable plants.  This simply means that the best vegetable varieties have been taken and grafted on to a very vigorous rootstock.  This method has been used for many years with fruit trees for example to change the vigour of an apple tree[…]

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  • Striking display of thousands of Dahlias • Incredible sensory floral immersion experience • Power of Trees celebration From 5-9 June, the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) newest Show, RHS Chatsworth Flower Show partnered by Wedgwood will return to the magnificent 1,000acre Chatsworth Estate bursting with exciting new content including a mass planting of thousands[…]

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