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Using Plug Plants to Create a Beautiful Hanging Basket

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When spring comes around, you should be thinking about preparing your hanging baskets for some summer colour. Plug Plants are perfect for this, as they work out cheaper to buy than traditional summer bedding plants, and you have a much… Continue Reading →

The Best Way to do SEO to Your Youtube Videos in 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtube_gdata&v=ZGX7-KJYlu4 . The best way to rank your videos in 2015, is to use multiple youtube url variations, and build links to these instead of just the normal watch url. This helps ensure that you don't burn out the single… Continue Reading →

My Review of Gardencentreshoppings New Range of Round Rattan Dining Sets

About Gardencentreshopping Gardencentreshopping.co.uk, have a wide range of garden furniture for you to browse, all in stock, and available for home delivery.   This range shows a fantastic variety of wicker materials, and synthetic colours. They are premium quality, the… Continue Reading →

SEO London LIVE EVENT – Update June 25th 2015

SEO Greater london LIVE OCCASION – Update June 25th 2015 A quick update for you guys, with this existing Search Engine Optimization training for Greater london based companies, with free consulting, for any kind of company based in the area…. Continue Reading →

Guardian grows competition  share your most original places to grow plants

Do you grow plants in unusual places? We’d like to hear from you! Enter the Guardian Grows competition and inspire us with your most inventive means of planting. Whether you’re growing flowers in upcycled wellies or vegetables in an old… Continue Reading →

Chelsea Discoveries

The Discovery Zone at Chelsea has really upped its game with stands that intrigue and inform. Shallow person that I am, I was attracted by the zinc planters on the Rothamsted Research Centre stand (I wasn’t alone, apparently several people… Continue Reading →

Edging: it’s a facelift for your lawn

A well-edged lawn makes the grass looks kempt and well-loved. Photograph: Stephen Sykes /Alamy Every now and then I like to indulge my inner Hyacinth Bucket and edge my lawn. This is one of those faintly ridiculous pastimes, something akin… Continue Reading →

How to be a Show Critic

Back before he was famous, important, an RHS worthy – and made silly films with Joe Swift and Cleve West as part of Three Men went to Mow – James Alexander Sinclair and I used to have a very jolly… Continue Reading →

Gorilla (as opposed to Guerilla) Gardening

To my great joy I have finally found a product that fixes broken terracotta really effectively. Gorilla Glue is an American product that claims to mend just about anything – including metal, stone, ceramic and wood – so I thought… Continue Reading →

Sausage vines – a scent that sizzles

The flowers of Holboellia brachyandra smell of cantaloupe melon. Photograph: Robbie Blackhall-Miles I found myself in a polytunnel recently, sorting out the climbing plants for Sophie Walker’s Cave Pavilion, one of the fresh gardens at this year’s RHS Chelsea flower… Continue Reading →

Gardening for free for ever

Kim Stoddart’s kale plants are already starting to set seed. Photograph: Kim Stoddart When I first started this blog I imagined there would be a few small sacrifices to make along the way. I was confident I could learn to make,… Continue Reading →

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