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Top 10 Low-Maintenance Plants for Busy Lifestyles

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Top 10 Low-Maintenance Plants for Busy Lifestyles   Who wouldn’t want an attractive and colourful garden to relax in after a hard day’s work? But how many of us have the time to maintain our gardens to achieve this? Well, with today’s busy lifestyles and hectic schedules, it seems not many. According to The Independent, 70%
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8 August Garden Maintenance Tasks

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8 August Garden Maintenance Tasks   As the heatwave of summer 2018 continues, there is still plenty to keep us busy in our gardens this month. August is typically one of the driest and warmest months of the year, and your garden may be looking a little a dry. However, there will still be plenty
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How to Create A Dog-Friendly Garden

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How to Create A Dog-Friendly Garden   Over a quarter – 26% – of the UK population are dog owners and we have a long history of associating with man’s best friend. There are many reasons why we, as a country, have such a love affair with our dogs. Studies have shown that owning a
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5 July Garden Maintenance Tasks

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5 July Garden Maintenance Tasks   We enjoyed an exceptionally warm and dry June across the entire UK in 2018, and the fine weather is expected to continue throughout the month of July. This month is one of our favourite months of the year; it sees the start of Wimbledon, plus we all get the
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10 Gardening Blogs You Should be Following

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10 Gardening Blogs You Should be Following   In our latest blog post, we are looking outside of our own blog towards some of the other fantastic garden-related blogs that we, as Internet users and garden lovers, are lucky enough to have access to. Gardening is a never-ending learning experience and we are blessed with
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How to Prepare Your Garden for Drought

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How to Prepare Your Garden for Drought   So far in 2018, some parts of the country have experienced a rather dry spring and early summer. Unfortunately, a lack of rainfall can often lead to hosepipe bans – in times of water shortage, it can be one of the first restrictions to be imposed, to
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6 Ways To Add Value To Your Home By Improving Your Garden

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6 Ways To Add Value To Your Home By Improving Your Garden   ‘Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth.’ Robert Kiyosaki   For most of us, the most expensive thing we’ll ever buy is property. The bulk of
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6 June Garden Maintenance Tasks

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6 June Garden Maintenance Tasks   June is officially the start of the UK summer, according to the meteorological calendar. Throughout the month the days are long, with summer solstice occurring towards the end of the month, usually around 21st June. This means that we’ll all have plenty of time to spend out in our
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6 Garden Maintenance Tasks For The Month of May

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6 Garden Maintenance Tasks For The Month of May   With gardens up and down the UK in full bloom, May is always an extremely busy time of the year in the gardening calendar. No matter where you live in the country, May generally sees the last frost date pass. The longer daylight hours –
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