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Which Plants Can Be Grown Indoors During Winter?

We all know how disheartening it can be during the winter months to restrict the horticultural pursuits to just a few hours a week, when the weather permits and you can force yourself out into the cold climes. Our green fingers become itchy fingers as we long for the feel of a trowel or hoe in hand, and we gaze outside at the snow covering our favourite gardening playground. (more…)

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A Family Guide to Getting the Garden Ready for Winter

Whilst the temptation to hang up your gardening gloves as soon as the clocks roll back can be strong, it can be something of a fool’s errand. Ignoring the garden, left forgotten under a blanket of fallen leaves or snow, can leave you with an uphill battle when spring takes hold next year. Before you can get to work on planting all those springtime favourites, you’ll have five months of clearing and cleaning to get through before you can [...]

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10 Delicious Vegetables Which Will Survive the Winter

Just because the nights are getting shorter and frost is starting to cover your windscreen in the morning, the fast-approaching winter does not mean that your gardening endeavours need to stop and your veggie patch should be abandoned. The back-garden veg can still bloom and blossom throughout the winter months – packing your plate with home-grown treats. Here, we suggest 10 different veg you can grow over the winter months. (more…)