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Gardening advice and monthly tasks & tips from our team of resident gardening experts…

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How to Protect Your Back from Injury when Gardening

Gardening is profoundly rewarding hobby, offering physical activity, emotional health, and a connection to nature. However, being such a physical task comes with its own set of challenges, particularly regarding back health. The regular bending, lifting, and twisting involved – often in small awkward spaces – puts strain on your back, leading to muscular discomfort […]

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Six Perfect Pieces of Garden Furniture for Relaxation

When it comes to the garden, we see it as an extension of the home – another living room – and a very important place for relaxation and recreation. It’s more important than ever to use it as a space to disconnect from the outside world for a little while.  Furniture, in addition to planting, […]

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Growing and Caring for Clematis

How to plant, grow, and care for clematis plants is something our team is asked so often, and no wonder! Clematis are one of the most popular garden plants for their abundance of stunning flowers that grow in a variety of shapes from large star shaped, to bell shaped and more, and in such vibrant […]

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How to Aerate the Lawn for Beginners

If you’re keen to improve your lawn and are discovering new ways of lawn care, such as scarifying, overseeding, and aeration you’re in the right place. In this guide we’re going to focus on the aeration front of lawn care, which is the process of adding many small holes to the lawn. It sounds harmful […]

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The Soothing Benefits of Birdsong in the Garden

The sound of birdsong throughout the mornings in spring – “The Dawn Chorus” – is a welcome sound, signalling the start of a new day, a new season of life, and renewal following the previous winter. It’s the male birds that typically sing the most, using their lovely complex songs to signal to other males […]

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