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Greenhouse, Garden & Allotment Blog

How To Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Posted by Alix Francis on 2nd Jan 2019

It’s estimated that around 6-7 million real Christmas trees are purchased each year in Great Britain and many of those end up in landfills after the festive period comes to an end.Without going into too much detail, this activity from the government costs the tax payer around £100 per 40 trees with each 2-metre tree said to generate around 16 kg of carbon dioxide as it decomposes. That’s £15,000,000 spent on disposing Christmas trees and 96,000,000 kg of carbon dioxide produced from them decomposing in landfills. There are a few other eco-friendly ways we can make use of old Christmas tr
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Carports: The Benefits, Prices & Why You Should Invest

Posted by Alix Francis on 24th Oct 2018

Carports aren’t just for cars, they offer a whole host of benefits to homeowners. Not only do they take further care of your vehicle, they can be used as an alternative to having a garage or extra storage area. Check out these 4 benefits and see if what sizes you could install on your house.Protect Your Car From Harsh ElementsIt’s not just the cold weather that can damage your car, scorching hot sun can cause damage to vehicles too. Paint fading or paint getting damaged by weather conditions are common along with batteries, tires and other problems too. Having a uPVC carport will he
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How to Grow Microgreens In Winter

Posted by Alix Francis on 23rd Oct 2018

Make the most out of the warm winter sun and add a few seed trays by a bright window inside your home to grow microgreens throughout the cooler months.Microgreens and shoots are a quick and easy to grow and are packed full of flavour making them a great way to liven up your winter salad, sandwiches or soups.What are MicrogreensMicrogreens, a buzzword which has been flying around for a few years now that simply means micro leaves, the seedlings of leafy herbs and plants also known as vegetable confetti. Microgreens are a variety of edible greens which can be harvested with scissors less
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Helping Hedgehogs In The Garden

Posted by Alix Francis on 22nd Oct 2018

It’s around that time of year when hedgehogs start visiting our gardens looking for food and a good place to hibernate.Evidence shows that hedgehogs are declining in Britain but fortunately we know a few ways of how you can help look after hedgehogs in your garden, after all, hedgehogs are a gardener’s friend as they love to eat snails, slugs and other insects.Make a Hedgehog HomeIf you have been creating compost piles or collecting fallen leaves from around the garden, it’s more than likely going to attract hedgehogs as they like to make nests out of leaf litter and logs which is great
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Seed Saving Guide: How To Save Your Seeds

Posted by Alix Francis on 19th Oct 2018

Saving your vegetable seeds at the end of the growing season isn’t new to gardeners, gardeners have been doing this for years, not only to save on costs but to preserve last year’s plants that grow best in your garden and are well adapted to your local growing conditions.It may sound silly having a guide to saving seeds but there is a little more to it than collecting your seeds.Choose The Right Seeds To SaveLook for healthy, vigorous plants that produce a good crop of fruit or vegetables you love to tuck into, or flowers you love to see around the garden.It’s worth keeping in mind that
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