Winter bedding plants fill your garden with cheerful colour during the coldest months of the year. Plant them in beds, borders, containers, window boxes and hanging baskets for a welcome splash of colour through winter and spring.
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Plug plants are a convenient and easy way to fill your garden with colour. Many plants are slow to grow from seeds or cuttings but with plug plants you receive strong, healthy young plants, raring to grow once potted up or planted into their final positions.
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Perennial flowers add colour and seasonal interest to the garden from April to November, often attracting bees and butterflies. Perennials are extremely versatile and an easy alternative to annual flowers, returning each year for another vibrant display.
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During the depths of winter, evergreen shrubs give your garden a lift with their colourful foliage, flowers and berries. Evergreen plants are also the perfect foil for summer perennials, whether grown as stand-alone specimens or clipped into a formal hedge.
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Who can fail to be cheered by a patch of golden daffodils bathing in spring sunshine, or a vase of colourful tulips picked fresh from the garden? Spring bulbs herald an end to dark winter days, bringing a welcome splash of colour to the garden when few other plants are in flower.
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Burgeoning summer borders are dominated by a frenzy of colourful shrubs and perennials, but don’t forget that there are plenty of bulbs to grow in summer too. Summer flowering bulbs take up very little space in the garden so you can squeeze a few into the fullest of borders.
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As the garden begins to wind down for autumn there are still plenty of autumn flowering bulbs to fill the gaps left by fading perennials. And even as winter takes hold, there are a few tough little winter flowering bulbs that are happy to brave the cold to brighten the darkest days of the year.
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A vase of fresh flowers cut straight from the garden can instantly make a house feel more like a home. So it’s surprisingly that more people don’t try growing their own cut flowers, particularly when you consider the benefits to your purse.
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If you are feeling the chill then it’s time to turn up the heat...in your greenhouse! Greenhouse heating will protect your tender plants from becoming a frosted, soggy mush, and keep your young plants snug and warm until spring. Heating your greenhouse will open up a whole new world of winter gardening!
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Your crops have been harvested, and the exuberant summer colour has faded from your borders - but don’t be fooled into thinking that it’s all over until next spring. Autumn is a busy time in the garden, clearing away the decaying vegetation of the summer and preparing the garden for the cold winter months ahead. Let the big clear up begin!
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Winter is normally a quiet time in the garden but it won’t be long before spring arrives and you’ll be caught up in the frenzy of seed-sowing, growing, and nurturing your garden as it comes to life! Getting your garden in order early will help make the spring a little less hectic.
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Growing your favourite crops in pots can turn even the smallest of spaces into a home allotment. Container gardening offers a world of opportunity in tiny town gardens, concreted areas, and even on balconies. Savour the flavour of healthy, home grown fruit and vegetables picked straight from containers outside your back door.
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You don’t need an orchard to grow your own fruit at home. From strawberries to apple trees - there’s something to suit every sized garden. Where space is limited try growing fruit trees and plants in containers - you even grow strawberries in hanging baskets! Take a look at our top 10 list of easy to grow fruit and start growing fruits today.
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Do your neighbour’s borders burgeon with colour, and their containers drip with flowers while yours look brown and crispy? The fact is that some flowers are easier to grow than others - but your neighbour probably knows that already! Read our list of top 10 easy to grow garden plants and discover the secret to a hassle-free summer garden.
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Do you dream of harvesting your own home grown vegetables, but just don’t know where to start? Wondering which vegetables are easy to grow? From pots to plots, there are vegetables to suit gardens of every size. ‘Growing your own’ isn’t complicated. Read our quick overview of our top 10 easy to grow vegetables, and start sowing today.
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With our increasingly hot summers it has become more and more important to keep an eye on the water that gets used in the garden.There are many ways to save water in the garden, which will both help the environment and save you money!
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Gardeners are hoarders - it’s a fact! Even the greatest gardens have a pile of odds and ends tucked beneath the potting bench, or round the back of the compost heap. So why not start making the most of these? Plus, don't forget that creative recycling in the garden could save you a small fortune!
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