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What It Means To Be A Green Gardener

There is a common misconception that if you are a gardener – even at an amateur level over the weekend and during your spare time –, then your activities are beneficial to the planet. In reality, you’ll be surprised to know that a lot of gardeners are, unintentionally and unknowingly, being an environmental burden. Indeed, […]

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Keeping your garden as free of pests as possible

Summer should be spent enjoying the garden — but what happens when you have an infestation of pests? Did you know that, in London, more than 100 rodent complaints are made every day? Although this is just one city, pests are still an issue for many homeowners. To help keep your garden pest-free, Arbordeck, suppliers […]

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The Irrigation System That Changed My Life

Growing your own fruit, vegetables and flowers on an allotment is an enjoyable and highly satisfying experience – nothing quite beats harvesting and eating the fruits of your labour and there is nothing quite so sweet tasting as the produce over which you have sweated and toiled for many months. However there is one particularly irksome […]

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The Part-Time Gardener

Many of us are guilty of failing in our garden pursuits. Often, this is because we bite off more than we can chew. We set large lawns and plant high-maintenance flowers. Then, life gets busy, and we don’t even think about maintenance until it’s too late. When we finally look outside, our gardens are a […]

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Potty Feet

There is so much innovation out there in the gardening community and one of the things I love most about visiting flower shows is spotting new innovative products. Recently most new products that I’ve seen have focused on various watering systems, so when I walked past Jardinopia’s “Potty Feet” stall I was pleasantly surprised. At first […]

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Blast from the Past: Design a Period Garden

People often talk about period homes when it comes to buildings. Properties that still resemble their original structure from when they were built and have been well-preserved are abundant in the UK. We have houses going back hundreds of years, and they can make charming homes, full of character. But what about a period garden? […]

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8 Simple Ideas To Make Your Garden Look Bigger

  Making the most of your space can be difficult if you’re one of the many people living in the urban jungle. High-rise buildings don’t leave you much room for outdoor enjoyment unless you are fortunate enough to have a rooftop garden, communal areas, or a balcony. You may feel disheartened with your gardening prospects […]

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Love Gardening but Looking For a Challenge? Try This!

Part of the joy of gardening is the room to experiment with shapes, colours and textures. Watching something grow from seed to full bloom over the year, or year after year. Something that not many people experiment with is hydroponics. Now, while there are a few hydroponic systems that you can work with, the basic […]

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Turn Your Garden Into A Space You’ll Actually Use!

After you’ve fixed up the interiors of your house and made it feel like home, you might be thinking that you’re all done. However, there’s probably something that you’re missing. Just outside the back door is the garden, looking a little sad or overgrown. It can be enough to put a dampener on any domestic […]

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