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Get the Most From Your Garden in a dry Season

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The British weather is known for being unpredictable! While we are used to wet winters and frequent showers that keep our gardens fresh, the spring and summer can be hot and sunny without a cloud in sight. During these dry spells, we usually expect that the grass will become parched and it is difficult to…

Seven Tips for a Sizzling Summer Barbecue

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It’s time to make the most of those long, warm summer evenings by relaxing in the garden with some delicious barbecued meats, fresh salads and even some World Cup football! Here are our top tips to help you get the most from your barbecue and avoid the common pitfalls that too often result in overcooked…

Easy and Rewarding Spring Gardening Tips

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Plant Summer Flowering Bulbs for an Extra Splash of Colour In early spring it is time to plant summer-flowering bulbs. Typical examples include gladioli, allium, oriental lillies and some species of Iris Sometimes we forget about bulbs purchased in the autumn and winter and miss out on the correct time to plant them. Do not…