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RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival 2019

The RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival is like no other, from 2nd to 7th July. For a relaxed, fun and inspirational day head over to the show this weekend and enjoy the incredible show gardens with a Pimms in your hand. Here are our top picks for you to enjoy at this year's show.

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What to do in the garden in July?

It’s July, and the holidays are here! Time to enjoy the traditional British summer weather, whatever it turns out to be. In the garden, things are looking good, with flowering plants in full bloom and the first fruit and veg ready to harvest. Here are a few tips to keep your garden looking its best through the holiday season.

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Houseplant of the month July: Monstera

If you’re looking for an eye-catching and sturdy houseplant, the Monstera is your best option! With its big green and exotic leaves – of which the older ones develop holes, you are sure to bring the jungle into your home.

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Source: Thejoyofplants.co.uk
Guide to greenhouse gardening

Greenhouse gardening is ideal for those gardeners who want to extend the gardening season, grow all year round or grow plants that usually don't survive in our gardens. Get started with our step by step guide! 

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How to maintain your vegetable garden?

Keeping a vegetable garden in order can be a lot of work but with a few simple steps things can be kept growing along

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Top 8 plants for small indoor and outdoor spaces

Sometimes we can be short on space both inside the home and outside in the garden, so these top picks will help you make the most of the space you do have.

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How to encourage newts into your garden?

There’s something especially thrilling about finding newts in the garden. These lizard-like amphibians eat bugs and slugs that would damage precious plants, and finding them in your garden is a sign of a healthy eco-system.

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5 x using repurposed furniture as plant stands and support

It’s not only trendy but extremely thrifty to repurpose furniture but have you ever thought about using your old furniture as plant stands? So not only will you not have to take a trip to the tip or break up your beloved furniture but you can give it a whole new lease of life by using it for plants. Here are some great ideas to rehome your plants.

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4 x Outdoor lighting ideas for your home and garden

Outdoor lighting for your home and garden can create a completely different look and even gives added security along with being able to enjoy the darker evenings in the garden as well. From sensor lighting to fairy lights, pathway lighting to border lights - even lights on fountains - there is so much that can be done for garden ambiance. Here we have a few ideas for you, but the options really are endless!

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Guide to gardening for the wellbeing

Gardening for wellbeing has become recognised more in recent years and there’s a reason why it’s so important for us all to appreciate. Gardening and working with plants has been used to help both physical and mental health illness since ancient times. We’ve listed some reasons why gardening is so good for you below, along with some things you can do in the garden for your own wellbeing.

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