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Five tips for growing tomatoes

2022-05-17
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This British Tomato Fortnight, our technical manager Vicki Wright shares her tips for top-notch tomatoes…   Home-grown tomatoes are a delicious and rewarding crop to grow for the summer. And whether you grow them undercover, in pots, or in the ground – there’s a few key things to remember to ensure your salads, sandwiches and sauces…

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Houseplant tips from SylvaGrow

Top tips for healthy houseplants

2022-01-10
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Happy Houseplant Week! Our new technical manager Vicki Wright shows success with houseplants is down to a few simple indoor gardening strategies…   During the winter months, I reluctantly retreat from my garden – beaten back by the dark and ice. But it’s at this time of year, my houseplants begin to shine. Each plant…

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10 autumn garden jobs

2021-09-08
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Gloves and wellies at the ready! Here’s our top ten jobs to be getting on with in the autumn garden or allotment…   1. Sow autumn leaves It’s not too late to sow crops such as Chinese mustard, mizuna and American land cress for salad leaves. And they can easily be grown in containers. Find…

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Why our composts are suitable for vegans

2021-01-25
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We delve deeper into our vegan composts this month and explain just what makes them perfect for vegan gardeners. Interest in vegan gardening has sky rocketed in the last year – and with it the curiosity about our vegan range. Many of our peat-free SylvaGrow composts are suitable for use by vegans, but exactly what…

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January Jobs in the Garden

2020-12-18
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Grab the New Year by both gardening gloves! Melcourt’s technical director Catherine Dawson shows you how to plant a tree, take root cuttings and get mulching January. A new year with all the hope and promise that it brings – this year more than ever. Many of us were thankful for the sanctuary of our…

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Four Frosty Gardening Projects

2020-12-03
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Gardening year at an end? Melcourt technical director Catherine Dawson shows you there’s still plenty of garden jobs to dig into this December Winter approaches. A season of calm in the garden. A time to put the flower beds to bed and batten down the hatches. But when the weather is mild and you have…

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Using our products in the garden