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Outdoor flower pots for small garden, patio or terrace

Urban Gardening Experts on Getting the Most from Small Spaces

Outdoor space is in short supply in the city and it can be hard to imagine how you could indulge your passion for greenery on a balcony the size of a postage stamp. With the right expertise, however, it’s actually surprisingly easy to convert your tiny urban space into a leafy wonderland. From using the space in unexpected ways to giving your plants that little extra care they need to make them thrive, there are plenty of small things [...]

The Beautiful little seedlings in cups close up.

Create a Low Maintenance Garden: Top Advice for City Dwellers

Few things in life match the wonderful feeling of relaxing in a pretty garden at the end of a long day. For many of us, however, having a perfectly tended garden feels like just another thing we can’t fit into our busy lives. This is especially true if you live in the city, where the ‘garden’ is often made up of little more than a small patio or even just a balcony. Despite this, creating a low maintenance garden [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Allotment Gardening

If you’re one of those lucky folks who have managed to get to the very front of an allotment waiting list, you now have a world of horticultural possibilities ahead of you. Whether you’re planning on planting fruit, veggies and herbs to serve to your family, or just wish to create something beautiful – the real work starts here. So here we run through some of the important jobs you’ll have to undertake during your first few months of being [...]