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Gardening

  • Easy gardening jobs to do ready for Spring

    Want a fabulous garden come spring? Now is the time to act! Here are five things you should be doing to see your garden flourishing once the sunnier days arrive.

  • 7 fun things to do in the garden with kids

    Make a mini golf course, plant a jam jar garden and measure a tree with your bum! Cabin fever begone with these cool gardening ideas kids will dig.

  • Garden view getting you down? A winter quick fix

    Stuck indoors all day with nothing but grey skies and your dishevelled garden for a view? Cheer up your lockdown vista with a window box or planter to brighten your day and mood.

  • Gardening for dummies: 5 November tips

    The nights are drawing in and the weather's on the turn, which means it's time to prep your patch for hibernation. We've pumped expert Jackie Hunt for her top gardening tips...

  • Autumn’s here! 5 top tips for gardens

    That telltale chill is in the air, so it's time to knuckle down and prep your patch for the changing seasons. Luckily, we've roped in expert Richard Rogers for his top tips.

  • September: 5 must-do gardening tips

    With the new season on the horizon, don't let all your hard work during lockdown go to waste. Green-fingered expert Richard Key shares his top tips on giving your garden a little TLC this month.

  • Lockdown Gardens in Bloom: the results!

    The results are in! See who's nabbed the top spots in our first ever Lockdown Gardens in Bloom competition with gorgeous gardens and homewares boutique Olive & Sage.

  • This year’s hottest garden trends

    We've never appreciated our gardens more than during lockdown - here's how to transform them following trends from our Lockdown Gardens in Bloom competition.

  • 8 unusual herbs to spice up your life

    Or your cooking and cocktails at the very least! Get your chops around these unusual herbs, perfect for everything from pepping up your barbecue to sweetening your mojito. Arriba!

  • Lockdown garden stunners

    Entered Muddy's Lockdown Gardens in Bloom yet? Stake out your competition here and snap your space to win part of our £1000 prize pot to spend at Olive & Sage.

  • Muddy ‘Lockdown Gardens in Bloom’ is GO!

    Calling all green fingered goddesses! We want to see your lockdown gardening handiwork. Snap your space and post it on Instagram for the chance to win vouchers (there's £1000 up for grabs) to spend online at gorgeous garden and homewares boutique Olive & Sage.

  • 10 of the best gardening books

    Fancy getting all green fingered in the garden but don't really know where to start? Here's a helping hand with 10 terrific tomes to add to your reading list.

  • 8 flowers to choose for a cutting garden

    Dibbers at the ready! Garden broadcaster Toby Buckland picks a pocketful of posies that anyone - yes, even you with the dead house plants - can grow.

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