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birds

Last updated: 05/18/2018

It matters not how big, or small, your garden is, you can turn it into a haven for wildlife. It can be relatively easy, not at all expensive, and could give you hour upon hour...

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My Top Five Organic Wedding Tips

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Planning a wedding can be exhausting. But there are lots of simple things you can do to show your love for organic and share it with your guests. Take a look at these top tips...

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Chelsea preview: Space to Grow Gardens at this year's show - The English Garden

Last updated: 05/18/2018

This year, a new category of show garden will feature at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show: the Space to Grow section. These more compact plots will offer inspiration for gardeners...

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20 Ways to Update Your Outdoor Space

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Photography: SIMON WATSON

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300,000 Poppies Unveiled At RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Last updated: 05/18/2018

Acclaimed landscape designer Phillip Johnson has teamed up with the creators of the 5000 Poppies Project to showcase a vast tribute of almost 300,000 handcrafted poppies at 2016...

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Sculpting the Highlands: Danish-born ceramicist Lotte Glob

Last updated: 05/17/2018

One of Denmark’s foremost ceramic artists has created an extraordinary home and sculpture croft on the shores of remote Loch Eriboll in the wild landscape of Sutherland in...

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Warren House’s exuberant gardens, shaped by Jekyll’s uncle, now looking finer than ever

Last updated: 05/17/2018

The spectacular gardens at Warren House in Kingston-upon-Thames have been formed over many years by a succession of owners. George Plumptre explains. Like a number of...

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How To Use Cement Blocks In Practical Outdoor Projects

Last updated: 05/17/2018

Concrete or cement blocks can be repurposed in numerous ways to create a lot of interesting things such as benches, media units, planters and even beds. We already explored some...

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A loo with a view: restoring a Victorian privy

Last updated: 05/17/2018

Tucked away in Brodsworth Hall's sprawling gardens is a piece of history, which for many years has been overgrown with ivy and in a state of disrepair. This is Brodsworth Hall's...

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Plants with bold foliage

Last updated: 05/17/2018

Plants with large leaves can make a real impact in the garden. One large-leaved plant make a bold statement, contrasting with other smaller-leaved plants around it and acting as...

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