How To

Our How-To Guides are designed to be both informative and useful aiming to provide gardeners both new and experienced with hints and tips.

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How to grow aubergines

Do you want to know how to grow celery easily at home? Then, here is everything you need to know. Celery is quite a versatile veggie that can be eaten either cooked or raw. It can add to the taste and nutrition of soups, stir-fries, salads, juices and a variety of other delicacies. Though the wild celery plant is mostly found on marshy ground and boggy riversides, celery has been a part of cultivation since the olden days.
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How to grow broad beans

Broad beans are one of the best vegetables to grow if you are new to gardening. They are extremely easy to grow and don't require a lot of care. You can easily reap fresh, succulent and tender broad beans from May onward by growing this amazing crop. The best part about growing broad beans is that you can grow them even in small spaces as dwarf varieties. You may have several questions like how to grow broad beans, ways to harvest, and the problems that you may face while growing them.
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How to grow brussel sprouts

Brussel sprouts, a very popular veggie in Belgium, are now equally popular in the UK.  Being a traditional festive favourite during Christmas, they can be homegrown for a better taste and nutrition than the ones sold in the supermarkets. 
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How to grow beetroot

Freshly grown beetroot is tender, juicy and has a delicious earthy taste. Growing beetroot at home is quite easy as the vegetable doesn't suffer much from pests and you don't have to wait long till harvest time. However, you need to know the trick of growing beetroot to get the perfect crop.
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How to get rid of woodlice in your house and in the garden

Woodlice are a common household pest in the UK, and they can also be found in gardens. They come into your home by hiding in rotting wood or underground coverings, where they lay eggs that hatch to produce more woodlice. Pillbugs are small, oval-shaped crustaceans that can be found in the United Kingdom. The most prevalent species is an oval-shaped crustacean, which is readily identified by its horizontal ridges and brown/grey colouration.
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How to grow celery

Do you want to know how to grow celery easily at home? Then, here is everything you need to know. Celery is quite a versatile veggie that can be eaten either cooked or raw. It can add to the taste and nutrition of soups, stir-fries, salads, juices and a variety of other delicacies. Though the wild celery plant is mostly found on marshy ground and boggy riversides, celery has been a part of cultivation since the olden days.
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How to grow calabrese

Named after the Italian region of Calabria, Calabrese is part of the brassica family and a variety of broccoli that produces long green shoots with dense small flowers. It has a spicy taste and can be eaten raw or cooked, as well as used in soups and salads. It can reach a height of 60cm (2ft) and produces bluish-green heads up to 15cm (6in) in diameter that is best harvested in the summer or autumn, depending on when they’re planted.
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How to grow rhubarb

Rhubarb is a fantastic ingredient that adds to the deliciousness of crumbles and pies. Though mostly used in desserts, it’s technically a vegetable, precisely a herbaceous perennial that’s quite an easy plant to grow during winter in the UK climate. The large leaves and red stems of this plant look wonderful in the garden when cultivated with proper care.
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How to take care of drift roses

Drift roses are beautiful flowers that are often used in bouquets and centrepieces. They are easy to care for, but you will need to learn how to take care of drift roses if you want them around for a long time. Drift roses have many different colours, so it’s important to know which ones do well in your particular area. Drift roses were developed to meet growing customer demand for smaller, more perpetual blossoming plants. These shrub roses fill a unique place in the market.
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How to grow garlic

There’s always something special about homegrown garlic. It’s better in both quality and flavour than the ones you buy at the supermarket. Hailing from the onion family, garlic needs a specific condition to grow at home. When it comes to choosing the right variety, there are plenty of options for cultivating garlic in the UK climate.
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