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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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Planting a small tree

Trees can bring so many benefits to your outdoor space. We share a step by step guide to planting a small tree in your garden.

Autumn wellbeing calendar

Autumn wellbeing calendar of activities

Enjoy all that gardening and nature have to offer for health and wellbeing this autumn with help from our calendar of activities.

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Gardening as occupation

Gardening can give us meaning and purpose. Horticultural therapist Ed Bowring explores gardening as occupation and how to achieve a sense of flow.

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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.

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How to make garden compost

Making compost is an environmentally friendly way to give your plants the nutrients they need. This guide shows you how to make it, where to use it plus top tips to compost with ease.

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