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7 Reasons to Install a Garden Pond

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7 Reasons to Install a Garden Pond   We all dream of having a nice garden, and with good reason, too. A well-designed and maintained garden is almost like having an extension to your property, as it will create an additional outdoor room for you to enjoy during the summer months. Making changes to your
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The Best Garden & Flower Shows to Visit in 2019

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The Best Garden & Flower Shows to Visit in 2019   Garden shows are fantastic places to get inspiration for your own garden. Anyone with even a vague interest in gardening will find a garden or flower show a thoroughly enjoyable event to visit. Many garden and flower shows have show gardens for visitors to
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Garden Design Trends for 2019

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Garden Design Trends for 2019   As another new year begins, now is a great time to be planning our gardens for the year ahead. Before we know where we are the nicer weather will be upon us, so it’s important to get an action plan in place as early as possible. Whether you are
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10 Ways to Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden

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10 Ways to Encourage Wildlife into Your Garden   It’s important to encourage as much wildlife into your garden as you possibly can. Watching nature unfold in front of your eyes in your own garden is a tremendously rewarding experience. It’s also very satisfying to know that you are contributing to the overall health of
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7 Poisonous Plants to Avoid in a Child-Friendly Garden

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7 Poisonous Plants to Avoid in a Child-Friendly Garden   When creating a child-friendly garden, it’s very important to ensure that there aren’t any plants within reach of children, especially toddlers, that could potentially cause them harm. That’s not to say that you shouldn’t have such plants in your garden at all, just that you
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How to Design Your Dream Garden

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How to Design Your Dream Garden   As we approach the new year and our gardens are currently lying dormant, now is the perfect time to grab the sketch pad and start designing your dream garden, ready for the upcoming spring and summer months. Designing your dream garden needn’t be as complicated as you might
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10 Shade-Loving Plants & Shrubs for Your Garden

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10 Shade-Loving Plants & Shrubs for Your Garden   Many of us have gardens with places that spend a large proportion of the day receiving little to no sunshine, such as areas under trees, or alongside a fence or building. Or, you may have a small, north-facing garden or courtyard, which means very little of
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How to Make Your Garden More Accessible for Older & Disabled People

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How to Make Your Garden More Accessible for Older & Disabled People   Getting outside into the garden should be a privilege that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age or physical ability. With proper planning and a little imagination, you can convert virtually any garden into a more accessible outdoor space for older people or
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7 Courtyard Garden Ideas

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7 Courtyard Garden Ideas   Having a small courtyard-style garden can, in fact, be a blessing for some, as less garden means less maintenance. However, just because you may be short on space doesn’t mean you can’t still have a beautiful garden that’s perfect for relaxing and entertaining. By using some creative ideas and doing
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