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Gardening

  • 8 gorgeous new gardening books

    Bountiful borders, striped lawn and artfully placed sculptures here we come, but first, sit down, grab a coffee and get lost in the sublime pages of these beauties (those weeds can wait another hour or so)

  • Super 8! Cool outdoor lighting we love

    With warmer weather (hopefully) on the horizon, we're deep in planning for al fresco drinks and late-night parties on the patio. Light 'em up with these stylish garden picks.

  • Shoots of spring flowers daffodils in early spring garden

    Dig for victory! Jobs to do now in the garden

    Up tools! The pros at The Big Plant Nursery in Twyford have fired the gardening starting gun to ensure your plot is blooming showstopper. On your mark, get set, DIG!

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    Late bloomers! Plants for autumn colour

    Your autumn garden does not have to be 50 shades of brown. Here are six plants that look blooming lovely at this time of the year. Prepare to be dazzled.

  • cocktailS IN GARDEN

    Grow your own cocktail garden

    Gardening leave you shaken and stirred? Raise the bar by growing your own cocktail garnishes. It's practically idiot proof. Dig in, make mine a Mojito.

  • Bowles-and-Wyer-Trends cufved garden with planting and path

    Embrace the green: 4 ways to reinvigorate your garden in 2021

    We're in our gardens more than ever so they need to be hard-working, sustainable spaces. From land art to re-wilding, here are four ways to freshen up your plot. Which ones will you try?

  • Take your pick! 20 cut flowers & veggies to grow now

    Rich pickings what you're after? Here's how to make your garden grow-grow-grow, according to green-fingered TV and radio expert, Toby Buckland.

  • Gotta Have It: best outdoor party lights

    If you want to nail alfresco entertaining, you need lights that can move with the party, whatever the weather. Here's our pick of the best solar, battery and rechargeable lights including some beauties from brilliant local stores

  • lavender and bee

    Spring gardening jobs… no experience necessary

    Want a fabulous garden come summer? Now is the time to act! Here are the jobs you should be doing to see your garden flourishing once the sunnier days arrive.

  • SUMMER GARDEN PARTY DRINKS

    Upgrade your garden for a party of six

    Your social life is getting a boost on March 29. Be party-of-six ready and give your garden a stylish makeover for a spring and summer of al fresco fun.

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