Let me start by saying that there is no instant fix for a truly neglected garden. As is the case with almost anything you do, success is dependent on the amount of effort and time you invest into it – and your garden is no different. To make sure the…

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Urban Flowers by Carolyn Dunster is released today, full of fabulous advice. In the book garden designer Carolyn Dunster demonstrates hundreds of ways to make your outdoor space bloom and bring that success into your home. By using her colour-themed planting recipes, her charming projects, and a palette of reliable…

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I really am excited to share with you here some amazing facts about the powers of plants . This week I bought a beautiful Easter cactus and it is sitting prettily on my windowsill and has added such joy to my week. I also had a coffee at our local…

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Get Your Garden Spring Ready While the cold snap is well and truly in place, daffodils will be poking their head through the soil before you know it, so it is time to start thinking about getting your garden spring ready. You will have already planted your bulbs in October…

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Sometimes you come across a book so beautiful it absolutely takes your breath away, The Botanical Treasury is absolutely one of those books. A gorgeous offering from kew Gardens and Carlton Books. Completely stunning. It is so much more than a book. In this lovely box set you get both…

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