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    March Gardening Tips and Snips

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    With spring about to burst forth by mid-March, and with days becoming longer and lighter, this is one of the busiest months in the gardener’s calendar. Now is the time to finish all the winter work, ahead of the growing season and start preparing for the year ahead. We have put together a list of jobs to do this month, bearing in mind that we can still suffer from frosts and harsh winds. Continue Reading

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    February Gardening Tips and Snips

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    As the first signs of life are beginning to break through the bleakness of winter, there are plenty of jobs to attend to in February, to prepare for spring. Order your seeds now to avoid disappointment and then sort them to create a sowing calendar through spring. Continue Reading

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    Crowders Nurseries Win HS2 Contract

    More than 650 hectares of new woodland will be planted between London and Birmingham as part of the first phase of HS2.

    HS2 to create 650 ha of new woodland between London and Birmingham
    Crowders Nurseries appointed to grow 7 million trees and shrubs
    £5 million woodland fund available

    More than 650 hectares of new woodland will be planted [...]

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    December Gardening Tips and Snips

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    Colourful Christmas Houseplants
    During December there is an assorted array of colourful houseplants available such as Poinsettias, Cyclamen and Azaleas. Poinsettias offer a traditional Christmas feel to your room but require a little extra care to keep them looking good.

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    Winter Jobs for the Garden Checklist

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    Even though we are now in the throes of winter, with an unpredictable and varied weather forecast for much of the country, there are still jobs to be carried out in the garden, before spring arrives. This checklist can be used as a handy reference. Continue Reading

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    How To Choose The Perfect Christmas Tree

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    One of the best things about Christmas time is buying a Christmas tree. Here's our helpful guide to make picking your perfect tree a little easier!

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    Hedging Plants Tips and Snips

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    Your Hedging Plants
    Your Hedging plants are supplied as fresh as they can be, as we dig them to order from our own nursery. The majority of plants are delivered in black and white co-extruded plastic bags as recommended by the Forestry Commission or in our specially designed plant boxes to keep them secure throughout their journey to you. Continue Reading

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    How to Protect Your Plants From Frost this Winter

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    How does Frost Damage Plants?
    Frost Causes the water in the plant cells to freeze which damages the cell wall and as a result the inside structure of the plant is damaged. When the ground is frozen, roots cannot take up any water to feed the plant and as a result dies.

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    Creative Christmas Crafts Ideas

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    Here's a selection of some festive Christmas craft ideas, for more ideas check out our Christmas crafts board on Pinterest.

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