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7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Recycle Materials in the Garden

Many gardeners know their garden has a positive impact on the environment and look for ways to make it even more eco-friendly. Whether you just try to reduce your pesticide use or go fully self-sufficient, there are tonnes of ways you can make your garden a bit more planet friendly. One simple and easy way to do this is to recycle materials by repurposing them in your garden. There are plenty of things, from yoghurt pots to pairs of [...]

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How to Attract Hedgehogs to Your Garden

With their button eyes, snuffly little noses and wobbly walks, hedgehogs are a welcome sight in the garden. And for the keen gardener, even more so! There’s a reason these wonderful little creatures are known as the gardener’s friend, eating a whole host of bugs, slugs and grubs who in turn like to feast on our lovingly cultivated plants. They’re basically cute little caretakers, helping your garden bloom, blossom and look its best. So, how do you get hedgehogs to [...]

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How Can We Help to Save the Bees?

The fate of the human race and bees are closely related, with the insects playing a pivotal role in our survival. However, the global bee population is decreasing dramatically, which could seriously impact the human race, our crops and overall welfare. There are simple ways that every gardener can help to save the bees – here are six great tips to get started: Nurture Bee-Friendly Plants We have previously published a guide to finding and planting bee-friendly plants which will [...]