As well as articles on property and interiors, our Ace of Spades Joe MacIndoe from the Mill Garden Centre provides advice for the garden. Read our month by month guide to gardening or search our Pick a Plant series for advice on specific plants.

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June In Bloom

June is my favourite time of the gardening calendar – from a profusion of fresh green (but not exclusively) delivered in the upper canopy of the trees creating movement, shade and blossom to the explosion of colour throughout the borders, rockeries and the bedding season including hanging baskets. Read the rest of this entry »

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Recycling In The Garden

I’m sure we all feel that the earth’s plastic mountain is out of control and we’d like to help alleviate the problem where we can.

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Springtime Slug Hunt

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on gardeners to help locate a beneficial garden slug that could be on the verge of extinction in the UK.

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Food and Flower Pairings

Well-considered pairings of food with attractively-arranged flowers are a simple and effective way to bring a touch of early spring into your home.

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Grow your Garden’s Value

When most of us want to sell our home we focus on what we can do inside it, but the difference you make on the outside can prove extremely profitable. A well-kept garden can be a growing investment for your property, boosting its value by up to 10 per cent, according to garden maintenance firm Nicenstripy.
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Bedding Plants: All You Need To Know

Whether you’re thinking ahead to your spring displays or want to add colour this winter, it’s the perfect time to fill your beds this autumn.

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