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Plant Cuttings

How to Take a Cutting from a Plant – Step by Step Guide

Taking cuttings from a plant is a fantastic method to propagate new plants and expand your garden. Learning to do this allows you to produce several new plants from a single, established one. This is a good way of preserving tender plants such as Fuchsias, Pelargoniums, Geraniums, Osteospermums and Verbena, for example if you’re worried […]

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Planting Ideas to Create a Garden for the Senses

While all gardens appeal to our senses in some way, sensory stimulation in gardening, or ‘sensory gardens’ are gardens designed to rouse some or all of our five senses through scent, sight, sound, taste, and touch. Plants are, of course, at the heart and soul of sensory gardening. Each plant introduced is chosen for its […]

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Gardening is Good Exercise so Let’s Do More

Gardening is not just a joyful hobby; it’s also an activity that can significantly contribute to your overall health and fitness. If you have green fingers, you might not even realise that those hours spent planting, weeding, and pruning are doing your body a world of good. It’s exercise! But just how is gardening beneficial […]

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Why Gardening Makes Us Feel Happier and Healthier

We often encourage people to garden for the environmental and wildlife benefits. But what about us humans? Well, gardening is a very beneficial pastime. It is a proven and fantastic way to make us feel happier and healthier. Not only does it provide an escape from our fast-paced, technology-filled lives, but it also offers numerous […]

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Create a Sensory Garden

How to Create Your Own Sensory Garden at Home

Our gardens are little private slices of nature that reflect our own personalities and likes. Maybe you’re the entertainer, and love a nice, tiled patio area with comfy rattan furniture, cushions, throws, and fire pits, or maybe you’re into the wilder natural feel and love the cottage garden look with an informal design, traditional materials, […]

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