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Monty Don'S New Year's resolution is to ditch plastic 

By On December 30, 2017

Monty Don says that while plastic has certainly made our lives easier it spells trouble for the environment and he plans to cut back come 2018. This post comes from the RSS… Read More

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Nigel Colborn’s essential jobs for your garden this week 

By On December 18, 2017

This week, Nigel Colborn advised gardeners how to prune their apple and pear trees during winter. He also reminded gardeners to be careful when spreading compost to avoid damaging the soil This… Read More

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Holly’s not just for Christmas!

By On December 11, 2017

This week, Nigel Colborn advises gardeners on the best varieties of holly. He says ‘holly bears the crown’ in comparison to other evergreens and suggests ways how to control it’s size and… Read More

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The magic of mistletoe 

By On December 9, 2017

This week, Monty Don advises gardeners how to nurture mistletoe in their garden. He also shares his plant of the week, Helleborus X Ericsmithii and answers readers questions. This post comes from… Read More

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Nigel Colborn’s essential jobs for your garden this week 

By On December 4, 2017

Nigel Colborn says birds face hardship every winter. He advises filling bird feeders in your garden with seeds and high-energy foods such as peanuts, fat balls or sunflower kernels. This post comes… Read More

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Your wisteria will be a joyous showstopper 

By On December 4, 2017

This week, Nigel Colborn advises gardeners on the various types of wisteria and when to prune. He says now is an excellent time to plant wisteria, however flowers won’t show until after… Read More

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Monty Don gives answers in Q&A special 

By On December 2, 2017

Monty Don answers a selection of readers questions on maintaining their garden throughout winter. He suggests how to protect fern trees, how to avoid rough skin on tomatoes and more. This post… Read More

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Plant bare-root roses now for a glorious show next summer

By On November 27, 2017

This week Nigel Colborn advises gardeners with an interest in summer roses. He says it’s best to plant them between now and March but be cautious when choosing the right variety for… Read More

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Nigel Colborn’s essential jobs for your garden this week

By On November 27, 2017

Nigel Colborn advises gardeners to service their mowers now to avoid a rush before the next season. He also advises how to clean and prune blackcurrant bushes of different ages. This post… Read More

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How to keep your greens evergreen

By On November 25, 2017

Monty Don shared his advice for developing the structure of your garden using evergreen plants. He advises cutting them during dry weather and disinfecting blades to limit the spread of fungus This… Read More