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Top 10 plants for beginners

Martyn Cox guides you through ten of his (almost) foolproof favourite plants for beginner...

Robins in the garden

In the depths of winter the gardener’s friend, the robin becomes the star of...

Can I grow my own festive holly and ivy?

Geoff Hodge offers his tips and advice on growing festive holly and ivy.

Dairy free carrot cake

Savour the flavour of homegrown carrots with this tasty seasonal recipe that's also dairy...

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Christmas houseplants

The shops are brimming with some beautiful Christmas houseplants at the moment – but some are better than others. Here’s how to get the pick of the pots.

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Buying plants

Martyn Cox continues his beginners guide for gardeners. This week he has plenty of advice on buying plants for your garden.

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Why I love Christmas trees

Geoff Stonebanks outlines his love affair with Christmas trees past and present. I have always loved Christmas, going back as far as I can remember. Throughout the 60’s, 70’s and most of the 80’s, my parents ran a country pub...

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