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. You can buy ready-made sedum matting, which you simply cut to size and roll out.Bird tablePlastic sheetingWater-retentive mattingTape measureGalvanised tacks1m of 50mm x 12mm timber battenScrews and screwdriverSedum mattingSlow-release fertiliserspring
Follow Monty Don's video advice on using the principals of crop rotation to benefit brassicas. Monty clears away broad beans to plant out broccoli in the vegetable patch at Berryfields.summerMore advice on growing vegetablesGrow courgettes video
Follow Monty Don's video advice on planting summer cabbages, with advice on avoiding cabbage root fly.springMore advice on growing vegetablesGrowing courgettesPlanting broccoliGrowing carrots in a containerCrop rotationBrowse a variety of vegetable
Learn how to plant spring cabbages by following Monty Don's video demonstration, with tips on soil preparation and planting depths, as well as a special technique to keep pigeons at bay.OctoberMore advice on growing brassicasHow to plant brassicas
Monty Don demonstrates how to grow carrots in a container, with tips on mixing seeds for even distribution.springGrowing vegetables in pots & containersGrowing potatoes in a binGrowing potatoes in a bagGrowing tomatoes in pots and grow bags
Monty Don demonstrates the most effective method for harvesting carrots, with advice on companion planting and deterring carrot root fly.summerMore advice on growing carrotsRead Pippa Greenwood's blog on growing root vegetablesGrowing carrots in a
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These pretty outdoor tea light holders are made from birch logs, which you can often obtain from tree surgeons. The best size to go for is around 10cm in diameter, which is ideal for holding a tea light. Choose different heights for your tea light
The Christmas tree is the centrepiece of all the festive decorations. Ensure your tree looks different each year by adorning it with natural materials gathered from the garden. These decorations, made from rosehips, berries and raffia, provide an explosive burst of Christmas colo...
Beech leaves are among the slowest deciduous foliage to break down, making them perfect for Christmas decorations. Combine them with elegant poppy seed heads and spray with silver paint to show off their intricate structure and add sparkle to your Christmas tree. Don't worry if y...