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Mulching simply involves adding an extra layer of material to the surface of your soil. The benefits of doing so are as follows:- Retains moisture in the soil Suppresses weeds Protects soil structure in heavy rain and excessive foot traffic Moderates the temperature of the soil and the air just above Keeps crops above clean[…]

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As spring calls out to the green-fingered with its promise of warmer weather, now’s the perfect time to start planting crops in your garden. But of course, in 2018 that may be somewhat of a presumptuous statement to make. With the notorious Housing Crisis plaguing the nation, to the younger generation the idea of owning[…]

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Plants with attractive variegated foliage; plants with leaves that are coloured in shades of red, yellow, orange and black. These generally excite our interest. We tend to love all those colours that shout at you, colours so bright and tangy you can almost taste them! With all this eye-candy vying for our attention that colour[…]

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Calibrachoa MiniFamous® Double PinkTastic is the people’s choice. A PINK-TASTIC PHENOMENON The new Calibrachoa mini petunia ‘PinkTastic’ is set to take pride of place in window boxes, containers and hanging baskets all over the UK this summer, bringing balconies, gardens, terraces and patios to life with its unique, three-dimensional appearance. Not only has the prize-winning[…]

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It is spring and the online catalogues are full of enticing plants; the fresh colours of spring are irresistible. Virtual baskets are loaded full with plants and expectations. Although it may seem strange, this is the ideal time to cast your thoughts forward to high and late summer, even autumn. Continuity of colour in the[…]

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Everest Home Improvements will again be teaming up with celebrity gardener David Domoney this year for a series of events and activities, including the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. David is a TV favourite, regularly appearing on shows such as Love Your Garden and This Morning, and has worked with Everest for the past[…]

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