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Planting in November

The nights may be drawing in, but there’s still things you can sow and grow at this time of year. We look at what you can plant in November.

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Sowing sweet peas and broad beans in toilet rolls

Sweet peas and broad bean seeds are best sown in deep pots. This guide looks at using toilet rolls as a cheap, eco-friendly method.

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Planting tulip bulbs

Tulips are hugely popular flowers. In this guide, we look at how to plant bulbs so you can enjoy spring blooms.

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How to make compost in a bottle

Home composting is a great way to turn kitchen and garden waste into nutrient-rich soil. If you have limited space, a large plastic bottle can become the perfect compact compost bin!

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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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Caring for Colocasia Black Magic plants

In this article, Jason looks at how to care for Colocasia Black Magic plants and ways to overwinter them.

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