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Grow to eat: edible gardens

Few things in the garden are as rewarding as growing and eating your own produce. With some forward planning and our expert tips, you can keep your kitchen supplied well into the Autumn. Here is an overiew of our favourite things to grow, and some tips for success. Preparation is key!  Once the late frosts finish with April, seedlings that …

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Welcoming Spring in the garden

Spring brings refreshment and promise, so here are our tips for setting your garden up for its grand re-awakening: • Get your pots ready for new season plants by throwing out anything that has not survived the colder months. • Add manure to beds and borders to restore the nutrients that have been washed away over the wet Winter, and …

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Create a space-saving, low maintenance miniature garden with cacti and succulents

Succulents and cacti presented as miniature gardens in open containers are a fantastic way of introducing space saving, low maintenance plants to your home. Here is our guide to creating a unique micro landscape. Firstly, a few things to consider when choosing your plants and containers. It is essential that you select plants that are compatible in terms of water …

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Keeping the decorative spirit going when the tree comes down

Taking down the Christmas decorations in January can be a sad time for some, but at W6 Garden Centre we like to look at what we can do with the empty space that is left. Here is our guide to keeping the decorative spirit of Christmas going well into the New Year. The Christmas tree might be down, but a large …

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North One and West Six at Grow London

In the far corner of the North One Garden Centre, De Beauvoir Town, Paul Holt is busying around this month’s luscious indoor arrangement. A large and exotic Phoenix roebelenii takes centre stage. It’s giant palm-style leaves burst outwards and upwards like a firework mid-display. Wooden shelving is dotted with black and white woven pots and rustic string macramé plant hangers …