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Spring into action

Spring is, fairly obviously, the time when most gardening kicks off. If you’re gardening outdoors, late February and March are about digging the soil, mixing it with manure, compost or whatever else you need to make it fertile, chopping back any annoying plants, getting your seedlings in and ‘chitting’ your potatoes (of which more at […]

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Killer gardens (and not a triffid in sight)

One of the things I love about gardening is that everyone shares tips. One of my lovely friends has just been bitten by the gardening bug, but almost had a disaster on her hands when her small and adorable puppy ate a single ivy leaf. Two days later and the poor thing was still being […]

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