Garden Inspiration

Make the most of your garden with ideas and inspiration from our experts.

decorating salad box

Mini salad box

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Teach the kids some garden basics and get started yourself this spring with this fun and easy to grow salad box from Clare Matthews.

Daffodil Field Paintings

Daffodil – Book review

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Jean Vernon reviews Helen O’Neill’s iconic Daffodil book
An icon of spring, the daffodil is revered as a cut and garden flower, but there is so much more to this herald of spring than meets the eye.

Children on a Easter egg hunt

Garden Easter egg hunt

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Easter is the perfect time to get the family outside and to make the most of your outdoor space. Get decoration and craft ideas including dyed eggs.


Poinsettias as cut flowers

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Poinsettias make great festive cut flowers and will last up to two weeks. Here are 5 great ideas for using poinsettias as cut flowers.

winter planter

Plant a winter container

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Create some real drama in your garden with a seasonal planter. Just a handful of plants will establish colour and interest for weeks on end.

Homemade strawberry liqueur.

Preserving fruit in alcohol

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Get ideas for preserving fruit in alcohol and make your own fruit brandy and liqueurs, including cherry brandy, rhubarb gin and blackcurrant bourbon.

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