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Category Archive: Grow Your Own

Our Guide to Planting Hedges

September 5, 2022 by Cherry Lane

Our Guide to Planting Hedges By Rachael – Content Editor Published September 2022   Why plant a hedge? As well as creating boundaries, hedges make important garden features that provide valuable privacy and give shelter to a wide range of wildlife, most notably the many species of garden birds that choose to make their nests in them. […]

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8 Tips for Watering Your Garden

July 26, 2022 by Cherry Lane

8 Tips for Watering Your Garden By Rachael – Content Editor Published July 2022   It’s getting hot out there   During summer, it is more important than ever to make sure our garden is watered adequately. Nobody wants to be parched on a hot, sunny day – especially not your plants! But don’t worry, we […]

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Celebrate World Planting Day With Us

March 20, 2022 by Cherry Lane

World Planting Day – Let’s Grow Together By Rachael – Content Editor Published March 2022 Celebrate World Planting Day with us on the 21st of March and plant something new. Now that spring has officially sprung, we can start to think about getting our garden to bloom. What is World Planting Day? World Planting Day is […]

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The wellbeing benefits of growing your own food – By Ellen Mary

April 29, 2019 by Cherry Lane

Growing your own is one of the best ways to not only harvest your own fresh fruit and vegetables but to enjoy all the many other benefits getting outside in the garden can bring. Gardening has so many physical and mental health benefits from helping anxiety to improving depression along with lowering your risk of […]

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Growing Fruit Trees

March 9, 2019 by Cherry Lane

There is nothing more satisfying than eating apples or pears that have been picked from your own fruit tree. Apple and pear trees are incredibly easy to plant and maintain, and so are most fruit trees, depending on the type of tree you choose they often thrive in medium sized gardens, as well as large […]

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