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Reducing weed growth over winter

Keeping on top of weed growth is something that’s easier said than done during the festive period.

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Tips to help make a Christmas Tree last longer

Now it’s December – we can start talking Christmas 🙂

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Autumn colours at Bushy Park, Hampton

Autumn is definitely THE time of the year to go out for a walk and soak in the colours of change and Bushy Park in Richmond is definitely a place to visit at this time of year.

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Allotment Diary

Building Raised beds

For the last year or so I’ve been building raised beds at the allotment, so I thought I’d go over how I go about making these beds out of reclaimed decking.

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VIDEO: Allotment Bonfires

I love to have a bonfire every now and then, they’re a great way to get rid of waste – however, they may not be everyone’s cup of tea..

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World Mental Health Day and the benefits of gardening

Today is World Mental Health Day, so I thought it’s a good opportunity to talk about gardening and it’s documented benefits on our mental health and the wider world.