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Five Fantastic Garden Perennials

If you want more value for your money choose to grow garden perennials.

Keeping box plants healthy

There’s a new, natural and exciting way to protect your box topiary, box hedges...

How do I keep my lawn looking green and lush?

Geoff Hodge offers some timely, sage advice for giving your lawn some all essential...

Spring into action

If you want to get ahead for spring, Geoff Hodge has lots of tips...

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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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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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How do I water container plants?

As a complete novice, as I was back in 2009 when I began gardening, I suppose the one thing I did not think of when creating a garden with so many containers, is the impact the watering would have. If...

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