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Garden Centre Resources To Help You Expand Your Horticultural Knowledge

Here is a selection of useful resources for gardeners to take to your garden centre when re-inventing your garden, to make sure you get the most for your money! Growing Your Own Vegetables Now, some garden centres may try and sell you the full plant, but if you’re prepared, you can easily grow your own vegetables from seed, and save yourself money! As well as having the rewarding feeling of.. Read More

2015 News Regarding The UK Garden Furnishings Online Retail Market

Taking into account the current hype around Gardencentreshopping, we took a look at just what makes their yard furnishings array so unique. In fact we found the variety to be substantially surpassed 2014, with Winawood ™ being the stand out product. Typically in online markets, there is an incentive to lower the cost along with the high quality, in order to drive more sales, and with high ticket products such.. Read More

The Ultimate Way to do SEO to Your Youtube Videos in 2015 . The best way to rank your videos in 2015, is to use multiple youtube url variations, and build links to these instead of just the normal watch url. This helps ensure that you don't burn out the single link, and helps diversify the incoming signals to your youtube video. I have actually been looking the best ways to place my youtube videos in Google for numerous months, as.. Read More

My Evaluation of Gardencentreshoppings New Array of Round Rattan Dining Sets

About Gardencentreshopping, have a wide range of garden furniture for you to browse, all in stock, and available for home delivery.   This range shows a fantastic variety of wicker materials, and synthetic colours. They are premium quality, the best, wonderfully durable, and can be left outside all year round. They seems sturdy, with aluminium frames (meaning no rust) and UV stabilised wicker, which will not fade of go.. Read More

Gardencentreshopping: New Corner Rattan Couch Set with Cushion Storage space for 2015!

This corner sofa easily seats 4 people, with extra thick cushions to make relaxing outside all afternoon a breeze. The cushion storage box makes it really simple to use this furniture, and the main set can be left outside all year round, as it has an aluminium frame that will not rust, and weather proof synthetic rattan that will not rot, warp, or fade. The cushions are also shower proof,.. Read More

SEO London LIVE EVENT – Update June 25th 2015

SEO Greater london LIVE EVENT – Update June 25th 2015 A quick update for you individuals, with this existing Search Engine Optimization training for Greater london based businesses, with free consulting, for any business based in the area.   SEO User Metrics We will go over clicks and how to encourage people to click in the right places. Local SEO for London We will go over the best way to.. Read More

Gardens: the February checklist | Dan Pearson

Spring forward: Galanthus nivalis (snowdrops) emerging. Photograph: David Chapman/Alamy Climbers Summer-flowering clematis are some of the first plants to start growing. A hard prune to a bud at knee-height will ensure that the plants do not form a bird’s nest of growth at the top. Make sure that you train in the new shoots, with pea sticks or a brush, as they can easily sprawl if not given support. Most.. Read More

Alys Fowler: sprouting avocado pips

I started to write about green manures, but then I took the dog for a blustery walk to the plot before the light failed. It was sodden, as were we, and I thought, it’s madness to write of sowing when spring is still tucked up in bed. So I came home and ate an overripe avocado. I have a terrible avocado habit, particularly when the days are drab and sad, as they are.. Read More

Gardens: cloisters and camellias

The Burford Priory vegetable garden turned over to flowers. Photograph: Hugo Rittson-Thomas Burford Priory was a monastery until recently, and there is still evidence – even a sense – of that community in the gardens. It lies at the heart of the bustling Cotswolds town of Burford, only a few steps from the high street. Tourist coaches park outside the gates, yet within its walls all seems serene. In 2008,.. Read More

Clematis ‘Freckles’: heaven scent for hungry bees

‘Freckles’. Photograph: John Glover / Alamy/Alamy For the first time since I planted it four years ago, my Clematis ‘Freckles’ has flowered. I had almost given up on it. ‘Freckles’ is a cultivar of Clematis cirrhosa. Native to the Mediterranean and parts of North Africa, it requires a bit more shelter than spring- and summer-flowering varieties. But it’s worth the extra effort – it’s the first clematis of the year.. Read More

Imagine if we neutered all the cats – how the birds would sing | Patrick Barkham

Spay it ain’t so … Imagine only two more decades of feline ­company. Photograph: Petr Bonek/Alamy More people than ever before took part this weekend in what is surely the world’s largest piece of citizen science. The RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch has been going since 1979, providing ecologists with a vast set of data about British wildlife (7 million birds were counted in 2014 alone). I have recently moved to.. Read More