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    How much do the Best Luxury Greenhouses cost ?

    There are many greenhouses on the market in the United Kingdom but there are four independent greenhouse manufacturers that stand above the rest in terms of quality. These are Cultivar greenhouses, Alitex, Hartley Botanic and...

    15th February 2018Timely Advice21 reading right nowRead More »
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    Choosing the Right Mulch

    Now that I’m getting on with tidying the borders, it makes sense to apply a mulch at the same time. Leave it much longer and it will be far trickier to spread the mulch amongst the growing plants. But what to use? ...

    7th February 2018In The Garden13 reading right nowRead More »
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    Between the Downpours

    Oh the garden is so soggy! We have avoided the worst of the cold and barely seen a snowflake, but getting anything done has proved really difficult. Some of the borders are still covered by a thick layer of tulip tree leaves ...

    24th January 2018In The Garden18 reading right nowRead More »
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    Over Christmas I became aware that rats were visiting, or living in the greenhouse. I don’t like rats at the best of times and I certainly didn’t want to share the greenhouse with them. They had been digging holes in amon...

    16th January 2018In The Garden18 reading right nowRead More »
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