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Dahlia Growing Guide

Dahlias come in a diverse array of heights, colours and flowering patterns, meaning they can form part of all manner of flower displays in a garden. Blooming in late summer and autumn, these flowers can bloom with pastel or bright colours, with everything from wide dinner plate flowers to condensed ruffles, and in heights ranging […]

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Lavender Growing Guide

Lavender is prized above all else for its rich fragrance and one of the surest benefits of having this versatile shrub in your garden is the joy of rubbing a little between your hands and absorbing the aroma. Lavender is also surprisingly easy to grow and hardy enough to survive periods of drought, meaning so […]

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Top Tools for Lawn Care and Maintenance

Keeping a lawn looking beautiful requires regular attendance to lawn care tasks the year-round. To get a lawn growing well in the first place, and to maintain it through months of use and changeable weather calls for the right duties carried out at the right time of year. Some of these duties require more regular […]

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Top Lawn Maintenance Tips

Setting up the perfect lawn is an art in itself, taking weeks of careful turfing, application of feed and strategic mowing to encourage a thick and verdant sward. A newly turfed lawn requires diligent attention in the first few weeks to ensure the turf takes root, the grass starts growing and weeds and moss don’t […]

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Lawn Care Calendar

When it comes to lawn care, things are generally seasonal. The changing weather and temperature, the life cycles of plant life and the shifting patterns of lawn use all contribute to a seasonal division of lawn care. Certain things just have to be done in spring, summer, autumn and winter. However, it’s perfectly possible – […]

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