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How to grow espaliered fruit trees for your middle-sized garden

Espaliered fruit trees – the perfect solution for small spaces

Espaliered fruit trees are probably the smartest trees to look at in winter, with their tailored elegance. And in summer, they’re good space-savers for middle-sized gardens. Espaliered fruit trees offer…

January 22nd, 2017

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Grow-your-own courgette growing tips

Growing courgettes – my ‘aha!’ moment…

I watered my growing courgettes, along with the rest of the garden, before going to Spain for four days. I was really surprised by the courgettes when I got back….

September 18th, 2016

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How to have the best harvests of allotment and grow-your-own veg

6 sure-fire ways to harvest MORE grow-your-own veg now

Would you like more grow-your-own veg? Can you improve your harvest, even in summer, once you’ve started picking your crops? Yes. There is alot you can do even at a…

July 3rd, 2016

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Kale, salad and edible flowers harvested in April

Easy veg growing for year-round success

Have you been just slightly disappointed by your home-grown fruit and veg? In the last two summers, I’ve grown celeriac with no roots, blighted tomatoes, stunted sweetcorn and lettuces that…

April 10th, 2016

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How to plan your veg garden from your cookery books

How to create a really effective vegetable garden plan

Have you got a vegetable garden plan? Are you growing the right vegetables, herbs and fruit? The ones you will really eat and use? Or are you wasting about half…

March 6th, 2016

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Use different chillies for different dishes.

How to grow chillies – easy, delicious and money-saving

Could chillies be the perfect grow-your-own veg? If you’re thumbing through seed catalogues, wondering what to grow, homegrown chillies really make a difference to your cooking. And they’re super-easy to grow,…

September 6th, 2015

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