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It is practically unheard of to garden in the cottage garden style without including at least one Honeysuckle. Lonicera periclymenum ‘Fragrant Cloud’ is a particularly profusely flowering variety with a heavenly scent. The deep pink spidery blooms have a contrasting beige interior. Copious flowers appear from June to September. After flowering the red berries that[…]

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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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