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Christmas gift ideas for all sorts of gardeners

Posted on Monday, December 1st, 2014

It can sometimes be difficult to find the perfect gift for the gardener in your life, so we’re here to help! This is our pick of this year’s gardening gift crop, for experienced gardeners, casual potterers or curious kids.
For the hardened horticulturalist
A wormery is an excellent idea for a keen gardener, particularly if they don’t [...]

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Ideas for gardening Christmas gifts

Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

The countdown to Christmas has begun and it’s time to start thinking about what gardening gifts to buy for the greenfingered people in your life. To give you a helping hand, these are our picks of the pressies for this festive season:
Practical purchases
Lechuza have a range of polypropylene planters with integrated watering reservoirs which [...]

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Christmas presents for gardeners

Posted on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

With the festive season looming I thought it might be useful to have a shop around to find some good gift suggestions for the gardener in your life (or, more to the point, for you gardeners to ask your nearest and dearest to buy you!). So here are a few ideas, from some great quality [...]

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Strulch update

Posted on Thursday, August 25th, 2011

A quick update on my March post about ’strulch’, the straw based mulching material.
Well, I have to say, it’s worked very well. I’ve used it on a couple of different beds and it’s done a very good job of suppressing weeds. Irritating little annual/ephemeral weeds seem to have been almost entirely kept in check. I’ve [...]

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Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

I’m a great lover of composted bark as a garden mulch. It binds together to give good coverage, is pretty well composted so won’t draw nitrogen out of the soil while breaking down (which bark chippings can do if they get dug into the soil) and it as a beautifully dark appearance. So this year, [...]

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