Archives : January, 2020

How to make and plant hanging baskets

How to make and plant hanging baskets

Hanging baskets are a great way to add more variety and structure to your colourful garden. Hanging baskets can be made from things you have at home or simply purchased,

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How to keep plants watered while on holiday

How to keep plants watered while on holiday

Everyone goes on holiday now and again but the problem is, how do you keep your plants watered while away? If you are gone for a fortnight for your summer

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How to grow petunias in hanging baskets

How to grow petunias in hanging baskets

If you have hanging baskets sitting around your garden table, but you don’t know what to put in them, consider growing petunias.  With some initial effort, your garden can come

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How to secure hanging baskets securely

How to secure hanging baskets securely

Growing plants in a hanging basket can offer a wonderful array of colour, at heights and levels ground-based potted plants simply don’t offer. Of course, that comes with the requirement to

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How many plants do you put in a hanging basket and what size plants to use

How many plants do you put in a hanging basket and what size plants to use

Hanging baskets are a wonderful way to provide a cascade of colour in your garden in multiple areas. A hanging basket can give you layers to what would otherwise be

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How to make a Japanese garden

How to make a Japanese garden

A Japanese garden is a style of garden from Japan, with the goal of creating a miniature landscape by carefully composing different arrangements of moss, rocks, water features, pruned trees,

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Best plants for creating a Japanese garden

Best plants for creating a Japanese garden

The right plants can make your space tranquil, a place for relaxation. Most Japanese gardens have a calming atmosphere with more subdued colours. There are mainly trees and shrubs, especially

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20 of the best plants for the bathroom

20 of the best plants for the bathroom

When it comes to plants, many people think of the outdoors, and what plants to put in their garden, but there are many great plants for indoors.  Indoor plants add

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10 of the best plants for under trees that will thrive

10 of the best plants for under trees that will thrive

When you have trees in your garden, they make for excellent borders, but they also block a lot of sun for those plants underneath. What’s more, the soil under trees

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Best plants for a small urban garden

Best plants for a small urban garden

Urban gardens are named as such because they are often small, the only accessible areas for plant life in an otherwise crowded urban area. The plants you pick for a

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