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Top Tips for a World Cup Worthy Football Pitch

After England’s disappointing performance in the World Cup, it’s more important than ever to encourage the next generation of potential football stars to get onto the pitch. But what if your loc ....

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Summer Recipes with Items from your Allotment

With lighter evenings and fresh summery air having already arrived, many of us are finding that the fruits of our labour are ripe and reading for the picking. Harvesting the home-grown goodies of your allotment or veg patch is a reward in itself, ....

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Simple Ideas for Creating a Wildlife-Friendly Garden

Making some simple changes in your garden can really increase the number of wild visitors you see. Not only will giving nature a helping hand make you feel good, but attracting birds, ladybirds and hedgehogs is also a wonderfully natural way to re ....

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Plant Heritage: Protecting Britain’s Gardens

Proctors annually sponsor the Seed Shop in the Plant Heritage marquee at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Plant Heritage is a charity dedicated to preserving the diversity of Britain’s cultivated plants. There are biological advantages to m ....

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Starting a Vegetable Patch

Perhaps you’ve been inspired by the Big Allotment Challenge on BBC Two, or maybe you resent paying over the odds for vegetables at your local supermarket.

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Top 3 National Trust Gardens to Visit in the Bristol Area

We know that a love of gardening is not just about working hard in your own garden, but also about appreciating all the hard work that others put into theirs. Visiting gardens is not only a lovely day out, but also provides avid gardeners with som ....

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Geranium Named Plant of the Centenary

Top Reasons why you should be using Lawn Sand

As summertime approaches, gardeners on the quest for a greener lawn will currently be looking for helpful products and fertilisers. Whilst there are many lawn care products that can help you achieve the lawn you desire, lawn sand is ideal for usin ....

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How to Create a Contemporary Garden Design

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Granular v. Granulated Fertiliser – The Big Show-Down!

What are the main benefits of using granular fertiliser over granulated and vice versa? Why is granulated fertiliser the most common form? Would it hurt your plants to use a granular feed instead of granulated?

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