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Gardening for Beginners

Gardening for Beginners

If you’re a budding gardener then let us help you to grow your skills as well as your plants! Our Gardening for Beginners page contains lots of information to help you get started in your garden and get the best from your seeds and plants.

Not sure where to begin? Take a look at our ‘In the garden this month’ page to point you in the right direction. Browse our ‘How to...’ garden guides and videos for step by step advice on growing your favourite plants. We’ve even included a Gardening Glossary to explain all of those technical terms.

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How To Grow...

how to grow T&M plants

'How To' Grow T&M Plants

Whether your plants are delivered as bareroots, bulbs or plugs, follow our step by step guides to get your plants off to the best possible start.


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how to plant hanging baskets

'How To' Plant Hanging Baskets

Planting up a hanging basket is simple when you know how. Our handy guide will give you all the tips you need to create a brilliant display in your garden this summer.

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videos for beginners

Videos for Beginners

Even the most seasoned grower was once a beginner gardener. We’ve picked our top six gardening videos for beginners to help you get the best from your garden.

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all other how to guides

All Other 'How To' Guides

Whether you are new to gardening or have a wealth of experience, our handy ‘how to garden’ section is packed with articles and video guides, offering expert gardening advice, handy tips and garden inspiration.

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Essential Info...

what to do in the garden this month

What to do in the Garden this Month

Whether you have all day to spare or just half an hour, there is always something to do in the garden. Use our lists to help you stay up to date.


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selector guides

Selector Guides

Whether you are searching for tasty tomatoes or picking potatoes for patio bags or the perfect plant, take a look at our selector guides to help you make the right choice.

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vegetable seed sowing guide

Vegetable Seed Sowing Guide

A guide of what to sow, when to sow it and where to sow it, which will help you with your vegetable seed sowing throughout the year.


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glossary of gardening terms

Glossary of Gardening Terms

Baffled by gardening jargon? Don’t let the language of gardening confuse you. Take a look at our glossary of gardening terms to help you make sense of it all.

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Top 10 & Other Ideas...

top 10 easy to grow flowers

Top 10 Easy to Grow Flowers

Discover the secret to a hassle-free summer garden, by reading our list of our top 10 easy to grow garden plants.


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top 10 easy to grow vegetables

Top 10 Easy to Grow Vegetables

Do you dream of harvesting your own home grown vegetables, but just don’t know where to start? Read our quick overview of our top 10 easy to grow vegetables.

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top 10 easy to grow fruit

Top 10 Easy to Grow Fruit

You don’t need an orchard to grow your own fruit at home. Take a look at our top 10 list of easy to grow fruit and start growing fruits today.


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patio containers designs - get the look

Patio Container Designs - 'Get the Look'

Patio containers come in all colours, shapes and sizes, making it fun to create your perfect pot of plants! We’ve put together some of our favourite plants to show you how easy it can be to create your own patio container designs.

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Helpful Hints & Tips...

water saving tips

Water Saving Tips

There are many ways to save water in the garden, which will help the environment and save you money! Read our tips for saving water.


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money saving tips

Money Saving Tips

Read our money saving tips to find out how to make your money go further in the garden, so you can enjoy the benefits of a beautiful garden without emptying your wallet!

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seed sowing - where did I go wrong

Seed Sowing - Where Did I Go Wrong?

A handy guide to problems with seed sowing, germination, general growing pains and how to avoid them next year!


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Gardening Question & Answer Sessions

Our horticultural expert Sue Sanderson runs a fortnightly Q&A session on our Facebook page. View our Gardening Q&A page to look at some of her latest questions and answers, and find out you can ask her your own.

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