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Four tricks to ensure your seedlings get enough light

March 8, 2013
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If you’ve tried starting seeds on a window sill inside, you might have found that they grow thin and weak looking? If so, this is a common issue, particularly in urban areas. Surrounding buildings or trees cast shade, reducing the light. This creates a problem if you’re trying to raise seedlings inside as they need […]

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Where to buy seeds and UK seed swaps 2013

January 18, 2013
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If you are growing in a small urban space you may be wondering where to get your seeds this season. When I started growing, I had no idea! I headed first to the local garden centre. Confronted by a huge wall of seeds I remember a sense of confusion. Where to start? Which varieties work […]

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How to look after and feed your wormery

October 12, 2012
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(Including a downloadable worm menu – with gourmet treats!) It’s easy once you know how Wormeries are easy to run once you get the knack – you just need a bit of practise and info to get you on the right track. I must confess to killing two whole colonies (traumatic days!) before I went […]

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How do you stop hanging baskets drying out?

June 28, 2012
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If you’re looking to fill gaps or take advantage of higher sunny spaces in your growing space, hanging baskets can be a good solution. They can also look great. The big issue with hanging baskets is that they dry out quickly. This is a problem when growing vegetables – as most like plenty of water! […]

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