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Five tips to get kids gardening

Children are always excited about being in the natural world, and express awe and curiosity. This natural affinity with the garden can keep children entertained for hours as they learn how to sow seeds, nurture and watch plants grow and learn where their food comes from. There are some really easy ways to get started and here are our top five.

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Top 5 climbers to grow

Many climbers can be great to encourage insects for birds and bats to eat plus provide resting and nesting spaces as well. Whichever climber you choose, it is sure to add interest and delight to your garden. Here's our top 5!

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Our top 5 drought-tolerant plants

Planting these top 5 drought-tolerant plants means they will thrive in dry conditions and longer hot summers. This will ultimately mean you can have a low maintenance garden to suit the environment.

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15 garden tips for May

Get your garden into great shape this May with a visit to our garden centre. With our fantastic ranges of plants, seeds, and tools, you’re sure to find everything you need! Here are our 15 gardening jobs for May.

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Attracting Hummingbirds

Hummingbird Season is Here! Learn how to attract these remarkable little birds to your garden with guest contributor, 
Myrna Pearman’s article, including a list of their favourite plants.

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5 easy vegetables to grow in containers

You don’t need a large space to grow vegetables - just a few pots in a sunny spot! Read our top tips on these five easy vegetables to grow in containers.

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Time to plant summer bulbs!

Now’s the time to plant summer bulbs for a garden filled with months of sensational colour! Here are our 4 favourites...

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Our top 15 gardening tips for April

April is here and spring is in the air! As the garden starts to wake up after a long winter, it’s time to get outdoors and get ready for another great year of growing. Here are our top 15 gardening tips for April.

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6 spring plants to brighten up your pots

If your garden needs a dose of colour, come and see our fantastic range of spring plants. We have everything you need to brighten up pots, beds and window boxes this spring!

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How to grow tomatoes

Enjoy the delicious taste of your own home-grown tomatoes this summer, sun-warmed and picked fresh from the plant! Find out more about how to sow and grow your own tomatoes.

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Our favourite summer annuals to sow now

For fabulous summer colour that keeps on going well into autumn, it’s hard to beat summer annuals. These are our favourite summer annuals to sow now.

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15 early spring gardening tasks

Signs of spring are all around, and it’s time to get outside and watch the garden waking up from winter!

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