Garden

December in the Garden

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If you are spending the festive season at home, it’s time for some last-minute tweaking to get your garden ready for festivities. If you are planning on going away for the holidays there are a few ways to ensure your garden stays looking good and in tip-top condition during your absence.

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Fruit of the season - Apricots

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It is difficult to describe the taste of a sun-ripened apricot. It is equally difficult to describe the colour of a ripe apricot, which has inspired so many paint and material swatches. Let us suffice to say that a perfectly grown and ripe apricots sport a warm colour and a taste that will keep even the sourest old plum-face happy! What more can one ask of a home-grown fruit?

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Self-seeding Christmas decorations

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School holidays can be an exciting time for children with Christmas approaching but with no school to keep them busy, finding things to keep them occupied can be somewhat tiring at times. This fun activity will bring Christmas, the outdoors and bored children together!

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Make a mosaic bird bath

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Making your own mosaic bird bath is not only a soothing DIY activity, it's a fantastic way to add a splash of colour to the garden. Better still, it's easier than you think.

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November in the garden

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As we head towards the holiday season you will want your garden to be at its best if you plan on spending the festive season outdoors with family and friends. Here are some top tips for a beautiful garden.

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Growing an edible garden

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Even if you have a small garden you can plant up a veggie patch to provide home-grown goodness. In addition to your conventional salad garden, and for something different, why not plant up a Meze garden and share your food garden with friends or family in Greek style with a local twist!

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