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Gardening Masterclass

Welcome to our site that aims to enthuse, inspire and inform you with our impartial tutorials, ideas and advice for beginners and seasoned gardeners alike, from makeovers to maintenance.

However you see gardening – a pleasure or a chore – the methods are the same. With a good design, the right plants and equipment, and the know-how, you can produce wonderful results quickly and easily, with plenty of time over to enjoy your outdoor room.

Plan your visits to shows and events, and sign up for courses

See our calendar of major shows and events, including lectures, demonstrations and hands-on courses.

Plan your buying/planting of seeds, bulbs and plants

Browse, compare and buy from our online garden centre. Look for the current discount deals and longer-term special offers from leading suppliers.

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A two-way site with permanent content

Sharing knowledge

We’ve been gardening and writing about gardening since 1986, but because we want this site to become THE place for gardening information, we want your comments and contributions too.

Permanent site content

We won’t take our articles off this site, although we will amend/update them as necessary.

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Latest gardening news:

Love matching & joining big oak boards to make a 75cm wide super tree!! @GrowninBritain @SDonagain pic.twitter.com/yKKsT3fM35 Retweeted by Grown in Britain

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Get spinning our Festive Fruit Machine today for your chance to win a beautiful bouquet from @TheFlowerFarmer - goo.gl/57a6ad Retweeted by Common Farm Flowers

Last chance to order for Christmas delivery! GroMat Gardens - Grow Your Own Vegetables ow.ly/EohOS

If you are trying to spread some #bat themed christmas cheer, use one of our free e-cards bats.org.uk/ecards.php?act… #lovebats #conservation

at this time of day our Em's taken to giving me a pint pot of hot water & lemon jiuce. #healthy. i don't necessarily drink it of course...

*News flash* @The_RHS #thegarden magazine is going to be doing something a little different for the Feb issue....we will be needing YOU....

.@SandraBright5 We'd love to see the pics too! So proud that one of our #FFTF members is on #BigAllotmentChallenge @BBC #January2nd

Christmas gift idea: Long row supercloche £37.95 ow.ly/E5eJj

Nature matters! Join us & ask your MP if their party will #ActForNature: bit.ly/1yTpIam

Thank you to all you lovely people who 'like' the Chelsea Fringe. The next step is to dream up your wonderful... fb.me/3mYeP6dmg

All we want for Christmas is to win £500! Make sure to enter our #awfestivefilm competition ow.ly/FFgjM pic.twitter.com/0tLyBIv4ST

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Please RT: Get The Deal! @EdibleGardenSho Two adult ticket for £25: Use code LDNW25 (usual door price for two adult tickets is £40) Retweeted by Edible Garden Show

Get 2 adult tickets to the @EdibleGardenSho next year March use code:AP2425 bit.ly/1CyyzmN Retweeted by Edible Garden Show

Grow some Marrow Fatboy F1 if you exhibit and want to produce a monster marrow ow.ly/CR1Gv

Candlelight and Carols evening tonight £9 enjoy meandering around the Hall as the choir sing in the different rooms, lit by candles.

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