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Spring 8 2020

GIGFY – Spring into Action!

GARDENING IS GOOD FOR YOU! MARCH SPRING INTO ACTION #GIGFY Spring is in the air, and there’s no better time to start planning and planting colourful displays to enjoy over the months ahead.  For instant impact choose plants at their best through spring including daffodils, tulips, fragrant hyacinth and other flowering bulbs, all perfect for […]

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Spring 6 2020

GIGFY FEBRUARY – Create your perfect Garden.

#GIGFY, GARDENING IS GOOD FOR YOU – CREATE YOUR PERFECT GARDEN! Gardens mean different things to different people, and while some want a secluded space to unwind in and relax others want a place to entertain, chill out with family and friends, or simply enjoy pottering around their plot. Spending time outside helps to lower […]

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Grow Yourself Healthy

GARDENING IS GOOD FOR YOU! JANUARY 2020 GROW YOURSELF HEALTHY #GIGFY Research from around the world has confirmed something many gardeners already know – gardening really is good for you! Both gardens and gardening bring benefits to our physical and mental health, from providing exercise and keeping us active and fit, to getting us outside […]

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GET DOWN TO EARTH NOVEMBER 2019

NOVEMBER GET DOWN TO EARTH It’s all change in the garden this month as autumn colour and falling foliage transforms trees, shrubs and borders. It’s a wonderful sight that brings the gardening year to a spectacular end. Autumn is a busy season, with plenty to tempt us outside to keep us active, even if early [...]
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IN TOUCH WITH NATURE OCTOBER 2019

OCTOBER IN TOUCH WITH NATURE Gardens are valuable spaces not only for us but a wealth of wildlife too. It’s estimated that the millions of gardens in Britain cover around 10 million acres – an area bigger than all the country’s nature reserves combined! Viewed from the air you can see how they link together [...]
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SEPTEMBER 2019 GROWING TOGETHER – LET’S GET SOCIAL

Simply pottering around your plot, nurturing plants and being lost in the moment can be very relaxing, providing time for mindful contemplation. But gardening doesn’t have to be a lonely or solitary affair, with great benefit derived from bringing people together to talk gardening, sharing their gardening experiences and the crops and flowers they grow. [...]
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AUGUST 2019 The Sensory Experience

Immerse yourself in a sensory experience by filling your garden with plants that excite the senses. Whether it’s their exciting colours, evocative scents, delicious flavours, tactile appeal or just their calming rustling and movement, we benefit in many ways from having plants in our lives. Plants can create vibrant and stimulating gardens for families to [...]
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JULY 2019 ENJOY SUMMERTIME IN THE GARDEN

Whether starting the day with tea and toast on the patio, relaxing in the shade, dining alfresco, or watching the sun setting with a cool drink, what better place to spend summer than in the garden. Bright mornings, sunny days and warm balmy evenings tempt us outside to enjoy a dose of green therapy, boosting [...]
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JUNE 2019 FILL YOUR GARDEN WITH FRAGRANCE

Step outside and smell the roses, plus a host of other scented flowers too. Choosing plants shouldn’t just be about their size, shape and colour but embrace their full sensory appeal, including the most evocative of all … fragrance! Plants evolved fragrant flowers to attract pollinating insects, rewarding them with nectar and pollen they’ll discover [...]
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May 2019

May 2019 GET SET GROW Being creative brings with it many benefits and gardening is the perfect pastime to produce wonderful floral displays and relaxing outdoor spaces, with opportunities to nurture crops and watch plants grow to perfection. Gardening is a rewarding outlet for individual creativity, connecting us to plants, the soil and surroundings, and health [...]
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