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I don't have the world's greenest thumb. Nor do I have a very big garden, in fact it's almost completely a container garden.

But I've managed to create an oasis of flowers and fragrance that everyone compliments! My windows are flush with flowers and the garden is a delight to sit in with a cup of tea.

My space may be small, but I've honed the containers to bring us joy spreads across several seasons. I hope the tips you find in this section inspire you to care for your garden what ever its size.

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Jack’s Prized Pumpkin

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Pumpkins are an essential accessory for Halloween. Last year we took Jack to a farm where he selected his own pumpkin. He was amazed that it grew from a seed. Gardening is a joy that Jack has embraced, so when we carved last year's pumpkin we held … [Read more...]

My Top Tips for Small Gardens

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So here are my top tips for those of you with small gardens like mine.  I hope my garden tips inspire you! Containers are easy to use if you remember these three rules: Drainage: You must poke big holes and add rocks to the bottom and/or … [Read more...]

Hanging Flower Baskets

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Hanging baskets are a beautiful addition to a home and garden whatever their size. I have a few tips that are essential to ensure your hanging baskets blossom and bloom through the spring and summer months. I hope you find these tips … [Read more...]