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10 of the very best tulips to plant now

One of the best things about gardening, once you’ve had some experience, is seeking out new varieties, those recently launched plants and bulbs which have yet to hit the mainstream.<p>The best places to do this are leading plant nurseries, commercial show fields (like Thompson & Morgan’s in Ipswich), …

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What jobs to do in the garden in October

<b>Collect seedheads</b><p>Don’t be too hasty to tidy up the garden: leaving browning plant stems standing over winter provides vital habitats for wildlife. But keep an eye out for the particularly attractive seedheads of poppies, alliums, nigella, agapanthus, teasels and the like. Cut these, keeping long …

Gardening

Q&A with Ray Warner, Co-Author of “Heirloom Plants”

This week’s Sunday read is Heirloom Plants: A Complete Compendium of Heritage Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs & Flowers from Chicago Review Press. Learn …

Shrubs and Flowers

Topics<p>BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO PLANTING SEASONAL FLOWERS<p>Secrets from the pros Read More<p>Plants bring a landscape alive. They add colors, textures, and …

How To Build A Raised Garden Bed

_<br>Although it takes a bit of effort and a minor amount of expense to accomplish, taking the time to build a raised garden bed has innumerable benefits …

Gardening

How To Make Herb Planters From Cans

By Nikki Tiley (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>Most of us can’t do without that morning cup of joe, but when the coffee runs out, what normally …

Gardens: boost your garlic

If there is one ingredient I just couldn’t live without, it would be garlic. From its ridiculous versatility to its widely researched health benefits, garlic even acts as a natural flavour enhancer, adding a rich depth to pretty much any savoury dish. If you have never grown it before, you are in …

Gardening

Homesteading Garden: How To Grow Herbs Indoors

Delicious, fragrant herbs add flavors to dishes, make wonderful perfumes and many of them have medicinal value. Fresh herbs are a great way to learn …

6 Top Tips for Growing Garlic

Winter is coming, so it’s time to get busy growing garlic. Easy to grow and simple to store, garlic produces best when you make the most of its …

The best trees for small gardens

Most trees reach ultimately at least 23ft (7m) tall and although most “garden trees” attain 30ft (10m) or more at maturity, there are many examples that stay smaller.<p>Most gardens can find space for the smallest trees, under 30ft high at maturity. Here are three excellent examples: <i><br>Cercis canadensis</i> …

​How to boost your home’s kerb appeal on a budget

You may have the nicest-looking sofas in town; your choice of hardwood floors could be one of a kind in looks and costs – but none of these will mean …

Basic Course with Tips V2

10 Things You Need to Know BEFORE Attempting to Grow Your Own Pesticide & Herbicide-FREE Fruits & Vegetables<p>Want to ‘Go Green’? Avoid Frustration …

Garden Planting to Attract Birds

Gardening goes hand in hand with our friendly backyard birds. No garden is complete without the songs and antics of local wild birds. There are …

Creating the Perfect Container Garden

Want to have more flowers and plants in your life but don’t have much space or a lot of time? Want to test out your green thumb before diving into …

5 climbing plants

Here are five climbers to consider:

6 Simple Ideas For A Gorgeous Garden

There’s nothing like getting outside for some fresh air – even better if you can do it in your fabulous backyard! Maintaining and beautifying an …

Landscaping

10 tips for becoming a successful gardener | 1 Million Women

6th Oct 2016<p>For some, gardening can feel like a mysterious skill bestowed on a chosen few, but with a few key pieces information you can be on your …

Ways to use coffee grounds in the garden #Organic_Gardening 1. In the veggie patch: Work the...

Sussle is the first, open visual encyclopedia. Anyone can use it.<p>What's a visual encylopedia?<p>It has beautiful images and viral videos that are way …

Organic Gardening: 1 VIDEO on Using Coffee Grounds as Fertiliser

Love gardening almost as much as you love your coffee? We’ve got great news for you. Whether it’s a pot plant or a big garden, your greenery (not to …

Gardening

Garden Hack: Plant Your Spring Bulbs And Fall Veggies Right Now

Becca is a writer and aspirational dog owner living in NYC.<p>Autumn is a time of year that all gardeners look at with bittersweet ambivalence.<p>On one …

Gardening

Garden design ideas, inspiration & pictures

What are some great garden ideas?<p>Everyone has their own idea about what constitutes a dream garden. Firstly, you should always keep the conditions of …

It’s Fall – Time to Garden – What Seeds Might Our Ancestors Have Planted?

<b>It’s Fall – Time to Garden – What Seeds Might Our Ancestors Have Planted?</b><b></b><br>Cooler air and a crispness to the air tell me that we are in fall. Fall is …