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  • April in your Garden

    Posted on April 8, 2010 by davidb

    Spring has well and truly come, April is a busy time for many gardeners. Continue Reading


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  • Frost Protection

    Posted on April 8, 2010 by davidb

    Some plants can with stand a certain amount of frost others can be pretty hardy providing the ground around them doesn't freeze. Both types are often left in the ground all year long and will need to be given some form of protection during the winter months. Continue Reading


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  • Growing Strawberries

    Posted on April 8, 2010 by davidb

    Growing Strawberries
    We love big juicy strawberries and many people grow them at home. There are 3 main kinds of strawberries

    Summer Fruiting Strawberries
    Perpetual Strawberries
    Alpine Strawberries

    Perpetual strawberries crop in irregular flushes throughout the summer until stopped by Autumn Frosts. Both Summer Fruiting and Perpetual strawberries are raised from runners. These are small plants that grow at the end of a [...]


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  • Gardening Glossary

    Posted on March 5, 2010 by davidb

    Jargon busting with HGC! The world of gardening has many terms and words and it's not always clear what they mean! We're compiling an Alphabetised List of all the terms that you'll find in Gardening literature to help everyone out!
    Don't be shy - Leave your own gardening words and meanings for inclusion.
    A
    Acid: Describes soil with [...]


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  • March in your Garden

    Posted on March 3, 2010 by davidb

    March Signals the beginning of Spring a busy time for Gardeners in the UK. Here's our list of essential jobs for March in your garden. Continue Reading


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  • ShopWiki Certifies HGC as a trusted site!

    Posted on February 23, 2010 by davidb

    HGC joins forces with Shopwiki to bring you the best deals around! We are proud to announce and share our Shopwiki Certification.

    The HGC Team is proud to announce that trusted internet shopping site ShopWiki has awarded HGC its personal certification. After being listed and going through Shopwikis stringent checks HGC is now a Certified Shopwiki Store.
    'Along [...]


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  • Don't Skimp on Garden Security Warn Police

    Posted on February 22, 2010 by davidb

    You lock your car, your windows, your doors even your jewellery box but Local Police warn that many of us forget to secure our Garden Buildings leaving rich pickings for those who'd try their luck.

    HGC takes garden security seriously and offer many shed security products. For a limited time only we are giving away a FREE Motion Sensor Cabin Alarm worth £40 to every customer who purchases a Finnforest Log Cabin at HGC. Continue Reading


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  • Soil Types

    Posted on February 15, 2010 by davidb

    Soil type is one of the most important factors when choosing your Garden Plants. Many people who find it difficult to get their plants to thrive are often unaware of their soil and how to manage it. This Blog provides a brief description of the 3 main types of soil. Continue Reading


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  • February in your Garden

    Posted on February 5, 2010 by davidb

    The last of the real Winter months! Snow may still be falling, frosts might be threatening - but the sun is on its way. February is a time to get things sorted and keep your garden beautiful!

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  • What containers can I use to Grow my Own Vegetables ?

    Posted on February 5, 2010 by davidb

    Grow Your own is big business these days and there are lots of products on the market to help. The HGC Team takes a look at some solutions for those who want to get involved! Continue Reading


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