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Medicine Garden Plants: 4 Essentials for your Medicine Garden

Medicine Garden Plants: 4 Essentials for your Medicine Garden

By Margaret Bligdon-Boyt Editor in Chief When we troupe around the garden centres picking out pretty flowers to put in the borders, we often pass by some truly amazing plants.  Medicinal plants can be grown in pots on the window sill or in a herb garden […]

4 Ideas of What to Do with Green Tomatoes

4 Ideas of What to Do with Green Tomatoes

By Jennifer Powis Lifestyle Editor Unsure what to do with tomatoes that are still green? There are several things you can do to help them to ripen, or to use them up. Here are 4 ideas of what to do with green tomatoes. 1. Pick […]

Can You Start Growing Potatoes in August?

Can You Start Growing Potatoes in August?

Written by Marie Shallcross  Plews Garden Design   It is possible to buy special seed potatoes which you plant in summer. These seed potatoes are the same as the tubers that you would have bought in the garden centre but they’ve been kept in cold […]

Can you grow rhubarb in a pot? Yes, you can!

Can you grow rhubarb in a pot? Yes, you can!

By Margaret Bligdon-BoytEditor in Chief I was told by several people that it would not be possible to grow rhubarb in a pot.   But I had already bought a small plant at a garden festival, without really knowing what I was going to do […]

Top Garden Expert says Watering your Lawn is a Waste of Time and Recources

Top Garden Expert says Watering your Lawn is a Waste of Time and Recources

Never, ever water your lawn — it’s a complete waste of time, energy, money and everything,” Says Stefan Buczacki, former Gardeners’ Question Time panellist. Why you shouldn’t water your lawn Here are his 3 reasons why you should leave the sprinkler system in the shed […]