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Gardening competitions: Win a gardening holiday, luxury food and more

  Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg magazine has got some fantastic competitions at the moment, with prizes including an irrigation system, a ladder allotment (pictured) and an English Heritage gardening holidayfor 2-8 people (complete with hamper of local produce). Robert Dyas is offering £200 garden furniture comprising table, chairs, parasol and cushions. You could also win a luxury meat hamper courtesy […]

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How to grow tall sunflowers (win free seeds and organic food)

Abel and Cole is currently giving away free sunflower seeds, with an added prize of organic food goodies for the person who grows the tallest sunflower from their packet of seeds. To improve your chances of winning, Groweatgift presents top ten tips for growing tall sunflowers. 1 As the name suggests, sunflowers like the sun rather […]

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Creative urban gardening and competitions

One of the joys of urban gardening is that it encourages creativity. PrettyJumbledThoughts has found some fab ideas for container gardening – I love the hydroponic wine-glass basil and the velocity planters that allow you to grow plants upside-down (available from urban-allotments.com in the UK) and the San Pellegrino cans repurposed as plant pots are a […]

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