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HOUSEPLANTS have long been traditional Christmas gifts, and for some reason (no one really can explain why) the four plants that seem to be most presented at this time are…

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Saving water might not seem a priority at the moment, but if a half-decent, warm summer ever does arrive, then every drop will count. Thanks to its innovative yet simple…

The peat content in composts available at garden centres fell between 2011 and 2012.  A study reveals peat made up 58 per cent of compost sold in 2011. In 2012…

If you’ve clocked-up penalty points for speeding, reading on could endanger your licence. Because Honda has created what it believes is the world’s fastest lawn mower – capable of reaching…

Geranium Geraniums are great for ground cover, with many varieties flowering well into autumn. Give them plenty of space to grow in full sun or partial shade. Divide plants every…

WE SPEND almost two months of our lives mowing the lawn – a new study has found.  The research, by artificial lawn retailer Grono, sought to uncover the nation’s mowing…

Hardy geraniums can be cut right down to the ground after flowering. This will give the plants a tidy appearance, and encourage healthy new foliage and a second flush of…

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