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  • How to protect your plants from frost
    November 26, 2019 Alan Lodge

    How to protect your plants from frost

    Autumn is the best time of year to get out in your garden and protect your sensitive and tender plants. While battling weather conditions is part of nature for all plants, you might want to consider giving your favourite plants...

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  • Top gardening mistakes beginners make
    October 31, 2019 Alan Lodge

    Top gardening mistakes beginners make

    When you’re a beginner gardener, making mistakes is inevitable. But there are some mistakes that are easy to avoid, from overwatering your plants to pest invasion. We want to help our newbie gardeners by sharing the top mistakes beginners make...

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  • Growing a Coffee Plant
    October 22, 2019 Alan Lodge

    Growing a Coffee Plant

    I have some exciting news for all you houseplant lovers! Our new houseplant collection will soon be available to buy and there’s one plant from this collection I want to share and talk about with you. Anyone who knows me...

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  • Health benefits of gardening
    October 10, 2019 Alan Lodge

    Health benefits of gardening

    Gardening isn’t just about getting your hands dirty and making your garden space look pretty. Gardening can do wonders to our health and well-being and there are amazing charities out there who use gardening to support a range of people,...

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  • Top 3 plants for autumn
    September 9, 2019 Alan Lodge

    Top 3 plants for autumn

    As much as we’re all trying to hang onto summer, it is that time of the year to start planning your autumn plants and add a splash of colour to the darker months. There are plenty of autumn plants to...

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  • Cross pollinating chillies
    August 28, 2019 Alan Lodge

    Cross pollinating chillies

    As a plant nursery we mainly specialise in herb and chilli plants and our range has grown from year to year. Over the years we have used different cross pollinating methods with our chillies in order to make new varieties,...

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  • Gardening with children
    April 12, 2019 Alan Lodge

    Gardening with children

    Kids love dirt and anything that awakens their senses. Giving them the opportunity to fill a garden space with their own plants is a great way to get them outside and teach them about plants and nature. And there’s no...

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  • Pretty & Useful Chillies
    February 18, 2019 Alan Lodge

    Pretty & Useful Chillies

    With chillies it doesn’t have to be all about the fruit. In many parts of Europe and America they’re used as ornamental plants. But just because they look good doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the fruit. All of these...

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  • How many Chillies?
    February 18, 2019 Alan Lodge

    How many Chillies???

    One thing that’s often surprises people is just how productive chilli plants can be. This collection is made up from some of the most productive varieties around. Without too much work you could be picking over 300 chillies from this planter...

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