If you’ve never grown any fruit in your garden before, you might think it is the preserve of the most experienced and dedicated gardeners only. However, there are several delicious and low maintenance fruits that can easily be grown in the UK. Here’s how to get started with a couple of popular varieties.

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The last year has made many of us reconsider just how incredibly important our gardens are, and the ways in which we should take care of them. This includes challenging the conventional wisdom regarding mowing our lawns.

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Gorgeous spring weather has finally arrived in the UK, and the easing of the lockdown restrictions means it’s time to try and tempt the kids away from games consoles and Snapchat and to get outside in the fresh air and sunshine. What better way is there than encouraging them to help in the garden?

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Gardening has seen a significant increase over the past year as people have turned to their gardens and outdoor spaces during the lockdown.

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Spring is here, and with that many of us are stepping back out into the garden and trying to survey how much damage winter has done to their plants, trees and lawn.

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Topsoil is more than simply the surface layer of soil in your garden. A good topsoil is comprised of essential nutrients to help you grow the beautiful flowers, shrubs and vegetables that bring your garden or allotment to life.  Settling for a poor-quality mixture could seriously impact on the overall health of your plants.

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The arrival of March means that spring is drawing ever closer, officially starting on 20 March, which only gives you a few weeks to level up your outdoor space in readiness for warmer, sunnier, and better weather – as well as the prospect of soon being able to entertain guests in our private gardens again! Get the Pimm’s ready!

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One of the best ways to help enhance your top quality soil and ensure healthier growth in your garden is by making your own compost.

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It is often said that it is darkest before the dawn, and once we see the bitter end of a frosty winter season, it is time to enjoy the first bloom of spring.

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A team of scientists have found a signal which causes roots to stop growing in compacted, hard and low-quality soil, and also a way this signal can be switched off.

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