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I get asked by so many people "What’s the secret to achieving a fabulous-looking lawn with the amazing lawn stripes so coveted by everyone who loves gardens?" I always start off with my main mantra- “cut it little and often!” But as you would probably expect, it’s not quite so simple!
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Instead of buying chemical fertiliser, why not create an organic feed at home? Follow our four-step guide to making a nutrient-rich liquid fertiliser using comfrey leaves.
Grass weeds begin to grow after spring and can become aggressive during the summer months. Read our guide on weed prevention and ensure your lawn consists of the seeds you have sown – not the weeds that have grown.
Long summer days can be a real treat – but not always for your garden. When dry weather turns to drought, follow our tried-and-tested ways for protecting your lawn, flowers and plants.
During hot weather and longer periods of drought, your lawn might need a helping hand to stay looking lush. How you irrigate your lawn is important for preventing disease and promoting healthy growth. Follow our guide on keeping your lawn hydrated in summer.
From beetroot to bush tomatoes and rocket to radishes. If you’re new to growing veggies, there are plenty of delicious, easy-to-grow crops you can start with. Low maintenance and fast-growing, discover our favourite vegetables for beginners – and how to cultivate them successfully.
Higher air temperatures make July a great month for sowing seeds. The soil is warm, and long, sunny days help speed up germination. Read our tips on how to grow some of the most popular vegetables in your garden – straight from seed, so they’re ready for cropping later in the season.