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A person uses a green spring tine rake to clear autumn leaves in their garden

Raking the garden

Raking lawns and beds can be a good workout, especially in autumn when leaves are on the ground.

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What to do with autumn leaves

Autumn leaves can be put to many good practical and creative uses. We explore what to do with them in this guide.

A neatly mowed expanse of green lawn

Guide to lawn care

Lawns are as important a part of British gardens as fish and chips are to our national cuisine! With a little regular care your lawn can be your pride and joy.

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A lawnmower on a healthy green lawn

Mowing the lawn

Regular lawn mowing is a good workout, getting you outdoors and keeping your garden tidy. The right equipment and technique can help make it less effort.

A grass border that has been neatly edged

Lawn edging

Edging is the process of defining the borders between your lawn, flower beds, and other areas of your garden. Regular tidying will keep your edges beautifully neat.

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