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7 Ways Gardening Can Benefit Your Children

No matter how large or how small your garden space is, you should never underestimate the benefits it can have for your children. We will discuss some of them in this article, so if you haven’t already, perhaps this is the year you encourage your little ones to get outdoors. Here are some of the […]

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Preparing Your Garden For The Warmer Months

  As spring starts to lurk around the corner, a lot of gardeners are starting to crawl out from their hibernation and are getting ready to have their space blossom once again. Of course, there are some hardened gardeners who have been working through the winter and beginners who have been preparing for this time […]

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Defend Your Garden Against Harsh Weather

Wind, rain and frost can each cause individual damage to your garden if you don’t put in certain protective measures. Here are just a few tricks for weatherproofing your garden against the harshest elements.   Choose hardy plants   If your live in an area that’s regularly exposed to extreme weather, you may want to […]

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5 Ways to Protect Your Garden During the Colder Months

Preparing your garden during fall may feel so wrong in many ways. Fall is a time when your plants are in bloom, and everything looks glorious. Winter seems so far-fetched right now, but early preparation of your garden will help protect it and ensure that it survives the cold season. Before you get to into […]

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Batten Down The Hatches: Here’s How You Skip Garden Hibernation This Year

The majority of gardening prep is based around the spring and summer months. Even if we do consider prep during the colder months, it’s usually more of a shutting down than an opening up. Most of us work out how to clear flower beds, or when to cut our lawns for the last time. It’s […]

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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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Beginners Guide To Laying A Patio

How To Lay Your Own Patio   Imagine finishing work and relaxing at home on a fantastic new patio, enjoying the warm summer sun. Imagine lazy sunny afternoons, enjoying the delights of the garden with a glass of wine, while burgers sizzle on the barbecue. If you’ve not got a patio, or you have one […]

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How to Install a Swimming Pool

  For many people, the idea of building a swimming pool in their own back garden is a childhood dream, and with summer almost upon us, you might be considering turning this childhood dream into a reality yourself.   Installing a swimming pool is a great idea, as there’s something wonderfully sociable about having a […]

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