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The Most Fragrant Narcissi
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Most daffodils have a fragrance, some will miss it completely, and others will delight in its light, cool, spring-like notes. However there are some narcissi that are deliciously fragrant, a scent that is sweet, captivating and unique. Find out more about fragrant narcissi on the MyGardenSchool blog.
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How to Grow Hardy Orchids

How to Grow Hardy Orchids | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Want to grow hardy orchids in your garden? In this article we explain how to grow hardy orchid and what conditions they need to thrive.
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Want to grow hardy orchids in your garden? In this article we explain how to grow hardy orchids and what conditions they need to thrive.

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Want to grow orchid in your garden.
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Top Tips For Success With Clematis

Top Tips For Success With Clematis | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Looking for some top tips for success with clematis? Here is an Interview with with Clematis Expert – Ray Evison
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Looking for some top tips for success with clematis? Here is an Interview with with Clematis Expert – Ray Evison

 

 

 
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Top  tips  from  the  Clematis  Expert  Ray  Evison  

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Forest Gardening Explained

Forest Gardening Explained | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
What is Forest gardening and how would I use it? Forest Gardening: A Sort of Orchard With Edible Under Planting. Here are some tips on what to grow.
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What is Forest gardening? Andy McIndoe explains what forest gardening is and what you could look to grow.

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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 16, 6:33 PM
Forest gardening.
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How to Look after Supermarket herbs

How to Look after Supermarket herbs | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
How do you keep supermarket herbs alive after you have bought them? MyGardenSchool tutor Alex Mitchell gives us some tips on the after care of supermarket
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How do you keep supermarket herbs alive after you have bought them? MyGardenSchool tutor Alex Mitchell gives us some tips on the after care of supermarket herbs.

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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 16, 6:34 PM
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Best Winter Colour Evergreens

Best Winter Colour Evergreens | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Winter doesn't have to be brown and dead. Evergreen shrubs come in all shapes and colours and here are just or few or our favourites to wet your appetite.
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Winter doesn't have to be brown and dead! Evergreen shrubs come in all shapes and colours - here are just a few of our favourites.

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January – The Perfect Time for Ordering Vegetable Seeds

January – The Perfect Time for Ordering Vegetable Seeds | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Looking to order your vegetable seeds? January is the perfect time to peruse the seed catalogs and choose your seed and here are 8 tips to help you out.
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January – The Perfect Time for Ordering Vegetable Seeds
January is the perfect time to peruse the seed catalogues and choose your vegetable seeds. Here are 8 top tips to help you out.

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What To feed Wild Birds In Winter

What To feed Wild Birds In Winter | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Looking to feed your garden birds this winter? Here are our top bird food tip to attract as many and as larger variety of wild birds to your garden as possible.
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Looking to feed your garden birds this winter? Here are our top bird food tips to attract as many and as larger variety of wild birds to your garden as possible.

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Plan Now for Summer Flowering Bulbs

Plan Now for Summer Flowering Bulbs | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Looking to bright up your summer border? Now is the time to order your summer flowering bulbs, so here are our suggestions for some of our favourites
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Looking to brighten up your summer border? Now is the time to order your summer flowering bulbs - here are some of our favourites.

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2016: A Great Time To Sign Up For A MyGardenSchool Course

2016: A Great Time To Sign Up For A MyGardenSchool Course | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Want to take a gardening course in 2016? Listed in the The Daily Telegraph's best short gardening courses for 2016, you should treat yourself to a course with
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Want to take a gardening course in 2016? Listed in the The Daily Telegraph's best short gardening courses for 2016, you should treat yourself to a course with an expert at MyGardenSchool.

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In Praise Of Ivy

In Praise Of Ivy | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Over Christmas I could have written about holly or mistletoe, or maybe hellebores, but I’ve chosen the much maligned ivy. I know I’ve written about it before in terms of plants that gardeners hate, so I think it needs some support. I know some of you hate it and are...
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Do you get frustrated by ivy? Andy McIndoe's post, which supports the 'much maligned ivy', may change your mind.

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What’s In Flower In My Garden This Christmas

What’s In Flower In My Garden This Christmas | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
This has been such a warm December here in the UK; unseasonably mild. Some will put this down to global warming, others, just one of those things.
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This has been such a warm December here in the UK; unseasonably mild. Some will put this down to global warming, others, just one of those things.

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Book Review: Claire Austin’s Book of Perennials

Book Review: Claire Austin’s Book of Perennials | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
So why is this book so good? It gives practical advice on growing perennials and planting combinations. It has brilliant, concise lists recommending perennials
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So why is this book so good? It gives practical advice on growing perennials and planting combinations. It has brilliant, concise lists recommending perennials for specific situations.

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Valentines Day: Natural Garden Aphrodisiacs

Valentines Day: Natural Garden Aphrodisiacs | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Natural aphrodisiacs for gardeners on Valentine’s Day
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Natural aphrodisiacs for gardeners on Valentine’s Day

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What to look for when buying a wheelbarrow

What to look for when buying a wheelbarrow | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Buying a new wheelbarrow? Should you choose plastic, basic, innovative, metal bodied, green, galvanised, trendily coloured, one wheel or two? Read On -
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Buying a new wheelbarrow? Should you choose plastic, basic, innovative, metal bodied, green, galvanised, trendily coloured, one wheel or two? Read On!

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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 16, 6:31 PM
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The Pros & Cons of Artificial Grass

The Pros & Cons of Artificial Grass | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Would you use artificial grass in your garden?. Its come a long way since it was first introduced. Now you can hardly tell the difference and it don't need
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Would you use artificial grass in your garden? It has come a long way since it was first introduced - now you can hardly tell the difference, and it doesn't need cutting!

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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 16, 6:32 PM
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Winter In The Garden: Repairing The Damage

Winter In The Garden: Repairing The Damage | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Repairing the damage after winter Winter wet, especially if it is followed by frost, takes its toll on the many of the plants in your garden. For some of us gardens are waterlogged and the mild weather has resulted in soft growth. Some plants have never really got into winter...
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Here’s a review of what to look out for and what to do in your garden to help repair the damage caused in winter.

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How To Grow Amazing Sweet Peas

How To Grow Amazing Sweet Peas | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
A Guide To Prize Winning Sweet Peas If you want to grow amazing sweet peas you should start now. Traditionally gardeners sowed sweet peas in the autumn, overwintered them in cold frames, and then planted out in spring. Many still do. However sweet peas are versatile hardy annuals. You can...
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If you want to grow amazing sweet peas you should start now. Here is our step by step guide to growing amazing sweet peas.

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Poisonous House Plants

Poisonous House Plants | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Do you know which of your houseplants are poisonous? Few of us are aware than many houseplants are indeed toxic to both humans and pets. Here is a list of just
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Do you know which of your houseplants are poisonous? Few of us are aware than many houseplants are indeed toxic to both humans and pets. Here is a list of just a few of the common poisonous houseplants.

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Gardening Jobs For Winter

Gardening Jobs For Winter | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Want to know what needs doing in the garden this winter? No one likes gardening in cold wet conditions, but there are still jobs to do, so here are our top tips
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Want to know what needs doing in the garden this winter? No one likes gardening in cold wet conditions, but there are still jobs to do, so here are our top tips.

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How to Prepare & Plant Seed Potatoes

How to Prepare & Plant Seed Potatoes | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Want to grow your own potatoes? This is an easy and fun vegetable to grow and here are our top tips on how to prepare and plant your own see potatoes.
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Want to grow your own potatoes? This is an easy and fun vegetable to grow! Here are our top tips on how to prepare and plant your own seed potatoes.

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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 16, 6:35 PM
Potato planters?
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Weeds: Planning The Battle & Winning The War

Weeds: Planning The Battle & Winning The War | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Do You dream of a weed free garden? Then here are our top 10 tips on how to control, prevent and eradicate unwanted wild flowers for those perfect week free
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Do You dream of a weed free garden? Then here are our top 10 tips on how to control, prevent and eradicate unwanted wild flowers for those perfect weed free borders.

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Eric Larson's curator insight, May 16, 6:36 PM
The weed battle?
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Gardening Trends for 2016

Gardening Trends for 2016 | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Looking to find out what is hip and trendy in the horticultural world in 2016? Read on for the colours, plants, fruits and vegetables in vogue for the coming
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Looking to find out what is hip and trendy in the horticultural world in 2016? Read on for the colours, plants, fruits and vegetables in vogue for the coming year.

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Professional Garden Design: How Much To Charge

Professional Garden Design: How Much To Charge | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
How Much should I charge as a garden/ landscape designer? Here Duncan Heather co founder of MyGardenSchool and director of the Oxford College of Garden Design
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How Much should I charge as a garden/landscape designer? Here Duncan Heather, co founder of MyGardenSchool and director of the Oxford College of Garden Design, explains fee scales and how to track your time.

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10 Best Alternative Christmas House Plants

10 Best Alternative Christmas House Plants | Gardening Tips & Tutorials | Scoop.it
Looking for that alternative Christmas house plants gift? Here are a few alternatives to the ubiquitous Poinsettia or Cyclamen
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Looking for that alternative Christmas house plant gift? Here are a few alternatives to the ubiquitous Poinsettia or Cyclamen.

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