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This is the ultimate guide to growing your favourite happy hour cocktails within the comfort of your own home – so that you’ll have the herbs you need at hand for whenever you feel like it’s about thyme for a beverage! Home Growing When it comes to growing herbs indoors, hydroponics is one of the best methods. This is because hydroponic herbs grow more rapidly from seedlings, are able to grow bigger volumes in a smaller containers,  and are known for having a heightened aroma which means – more taste! Hydroponics will result in your herbs growing 25% to 50% faster than in soil, in a controlled environment where you won’t even have to bother with keeping them hydrated. No soil messiness and herbs all year round – it’s just mint to be! Herb Cocktails We’ve put together some of our favourite herb-y concoctions for you to give a go…

Are you a bit of a lazy gardener and prefer to make your garden look beautiful without the back-aching work? Although this might sound too good to be true, we can give you a hand with our guide to the top ten low maintenance flowers, no ifs or buds. 😉 Our top ten low maintenance flowers Coreopsis If you’re looking to throw some last-minute colour into garden, then consider throwing some coreopsis seeds into a sunny patch of soil and water until germination. That’s it! Just make sure to water them occasionally (or rely on our good old British weather to do that for you) and remove dead heads by trimming them from time to time. 🌼Our top tip is to dig up your plantings every third year to thin the roots out and to calm the fast spreading of the plant down.🌼 Hosta plants These plants do sprout fragrant flowers…

As the weather gets warmer everyone is starting to consider whether their garden is in top shape for the upcoming long summer evenings! Whether you’re preparing for an afternoon read in your garden, a family barbecue, or a home wedding – we’ve got you covered with our garden design ideas! (Don’t wet your plants, yet 😉 ) We’ve organised it into three sections: small; medium and big sized gardens to break it up and suggested what furniture you might want to focus on this year. Got any other tips for us? Start a conversation with us on Twitter! Garden Design Ideas – Small Garden The key to any garden is a dining set! You can get them in a wide range of sizes and colours, meaning that regardless of how small your small garden is – you can easily find a table to squeeze into the corner to enjoy an early breakfast…

Beauty is often in the eye of the bee-holder 😉 That’s why we have scoured the internet to find the top 8 weird flowers which you can give to literally any-budy. That way, you can say that you rose above the orchid situation…(okay, we’ll stop now) Weird flower 1: Dracule Simia (Monkey Face Orchid) It’s easy to see why this flower has been given this name! Although, unfortunately there’s no monkeying around finding it because you’ll only be able to spot it in the cloud forest of Peru and the southeastern Ecuador. Even then, you’ll have to climb for more than 3000 feet just to small its ripe-orange like scent. Weird flower 2: Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera) Could this little guy bee any happier? You can find him widespread across Europe, the Middle East; and even North Africa. The colouring and the shape of the flowers mimic the look and…

Growing vegetables doesn’t have to be difficult and it can save you a lot of money in the long run! A small vegetable garden can offer you the opportunity to reduce the amount of pesticides used in your food and can be an excuse to get the children outside. This article is aimed at beginners who want to start a vegetable garden but have no idea where to begin! We’re rooting for you! View our large selection of seeds here. Don’t pick a sorry site! Realistically, the more sunlight the plants receive, the better! Plants need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight each day, so make sure you choose a spot which won’t be shaded over due to trees, walls or buildings. It’s also good to keep your site away from large trees because they can compete eachother for water and nutrients. If you’re very new to gardening, why not start off in…