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Pink lupin in bloom

Planting in June

For those of you who haven't started planting yet, not to worry! You can still get planting in June. We share tips on what vegetables and flowers you can grow now.

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Preparing beds and borders for planting

Preparing a bed is a great way to get physically active and connect with your garden space. Achieving a dark, fine soil and the expectation of what that provides can be as satisfying as planting.

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Abi allotment landscape

Top tips for starting an allotment

Abi, known as the anxious allotmenteer, lives in Hagley in the West Midlands and began her allotment adventure two years ago. Here she shares her tops tips on creating a unique, practical and productive allotment.

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Growing peas

Peas are a crop that provide the freshest of tastes in our gardens. This article looks at the pea varieties available and what's involved in growing them.

Dark tomatoes in container

Growing vegetables in pots and containers

Many vegetables can be grown in pots or containers. This is ideal if you have a patio, balcony or small space. Discover more.

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Sowing seeds in trays

Growing plants from seed is a joy to experience. Follow our step-by-step guide to sowing small seeds in trays, including ways to make it easier.

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