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  • Cedar Greenhouses from Growhouse now available at HGC

    Posted on January 11, 2011 by davidb

    Available now through HGC are the Cedar Timber range of greenhouses and coldframes from Growhouse.

    Wooden greenhouses are often the preferred choice for:

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  • Greenhouse Growing Guide - Nov / Dec

    Posted on November 10, 2010 by davidb

    Give your spring flowers a head start by planting them in your Greenhouse during the winter months. Continue Reading


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  • A Year in the Garden - November

    Posted on November 8, 2010 by davidb

    Here is our pick of the Jobs you should be doing in November in readiness for the winter ahead. Continue Reading


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  • The early bird

    Posted on October 26, 2010 by davidb

    If you have ever been working in your garden, digging up worms you will know that the early bird is normally the Robin.

    The early bird gets the worm
    And if you leave your spade in the ground while you’re eating a well earned Sunday morning breakfast that little red-breasted fellow will hop onto the spade handle [...]


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  • Arthouse “Wall Art” Screens

    Posted on September 27, 2010 by davidb

    An exciting, but little known company, Art House has recently introduced a truly magnificent range of Room Divider Screens.  Using photo reprints they can visually take you to another town, city, or country. All now available at HGC ! Continue Reading


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  • DIY Timber Balcony Kits Arrive at HGC

    Posted on June 22, 2010 by davidb

    More and More people are going for the unltimate home improvement of adding a Balcony.

    Most traditional ways of creating a Balcony involve linking into the structure of the building and possibly interfering with lintels.
    To address these and other issues our parent company The BenfieldATT Group have designed and developed a simple,free standing balcony concept and we [...]


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  • Growing Tomatoes

    Posted on June 8, 2010 by davidb

    Growing Tomatoes
    Today, few crops are more rewarding to grow, especially for 'newbie' gardeners.
    Growing your own tomatoes means you can concentrate on taste, not like Supermarkets who choose tomatoes for travelling and shelf life.
    Main types of tomatoes home grown are:

    Indeterminate or Cordon Tomatoes
    Bush or Determinate Tomatoes
    Hanging Basket or Dwarf Bush Tomatoes

    Indeterminate are usualy tied to a cane [...]


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  • June in your Garden

    Posted on June 7, 2010 by davidb

    June is the time to start harvesting all your delicious summer fruits and thinking of the fresh veggies to plant for the coming months. Continue Reading


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  • Growing Asparagus

    Posted on May 25, 2010 by davidb

    Asparagus is low in calories, contains no cholestoral and is very low in sodium. It is also a good source of vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, zinc and a very good source of dietry fibre.
    All parts of this hardy perennial are edible, but unfortunately the bad news is they take 3 years to produce a crop [...]


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  • May in your Garden

    Posted on May 7, 2010 by davidb

    Summer is coming and now is the time to start thinking about that perfect lawn. Continue Reading


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