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  1. Planting Hyacinths for Christmas

    It may be too soon to talk about Christmas, but not if you plan on enjoying beautiful Hyacinths during the festive period. Our Garden Centre team have created a step by step guide on growing Hyacinths..... How to plant prepared hyacinths • Half fill your pot/bowl with moist bulb fibre and then put a bulb in gently (if you have sensitive skin, wear washing up gloves when handling the bulbs as they release tiny, needle-shape crystals, which can irritate the skin). Then top up with moist bulb fibre, leaving part of the neck showing. • Put the bulb container in a cool, dark frost-free place such as a garage or shed for about ten weeks to allow the roots to grow. Maybe even inside a black polythene bag. If you are growing more than one variety, label with its name and/or colour to prevent mixing different shades together. • Check bulbs regularly and water if the compost feels dry. • When shoots appear, wait until they are about 5cm (2in) high, bring them out into light a

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  2. Wise Words on Watering:

    Wise Words on Watering:
    Plants should be able to source enough water for themselves between April and October, but that is not always the case... especially when the summer sun decides to appear.
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  3. In the Garden: August & September

    In the Garden:  August & September
    August is typically a warm month, therefore it is imperative to water your plants daily.
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  4. Flowers

    Flowers
    How to make your own hanging baskets
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  5. Ten Garden Related Tasks for a Rainy Day:

    Ten Garden Related Tasks for a Rainy Day:
    When it’s a horrible rainy day where better to be than nice and dry in the potting shed.
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  6. Edible Flowers

    Edible Flowers
    Flowers are in fact just as delicious as vegetables and can add a little extra colour to your dishes.
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  7. How to make your garden awesome in 48 hours...

    How to make your garden awesome in 48 hours...
    Are you ready for a DIY gardening marathon...
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  8. Time to Start Growing your Vegetables

    Time to Start Growing your Vegetables
    A greenhouse is suitable for growing vegetables in a number of ways:
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