Plant rescue

If you know what you are doing, you can save money by buying and...

How can I attract more birds for the Big Garden Bird Watch?

If you are taking part in the Big Garden Bird Watch you will want...

How can I garden to save the planet?

Sometimes global issues can make us feel helpless but we can all make changes...

Understand your soil

Beginner gardeners could be forgiven for thinking that soil is just, well soil. Martyn...

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Easy Savoury Summer Treats

Every summer Geoff Stonebanks bakes lots of different cakes, sweet and savoury for his open garden, to raise money for charity. Two of the most popular savoury treats that Geoff makes for his garden visitors over recent years are his...

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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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How to really enjoy your garden

Geoff Stonebanks learns ways to enjoy his garden in lockdown and offers his hard earned advice. In a ‘normal’  year, Geoff Stonebanks opens his summer garden to hundreds of visitors, offering copious refreshments including tea, cakes and even lunch and...

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