Thursday September 24, 2020

How does your garden grow?

Cultivating your own garden from scratch can be a daunting prospect but, with the right amount of care and knowledge, it will pay big dividends, writes Ros Drinkwater.

4th March, 2012
Yorkshire's Rhubarb Crumble and Custand Garden. Photo: Ros Drinkwater

So you've bought your house, and that's worked out just fine. The problem is the bit outside. Just as being born in a stable doesn't mean you're a horse, owning a garden doesn't make you a gardener. Every year, thousands of new property owners face the dilemma of where to begin.

The first thing to take on board is that gardening isn't a fun hobby. It's a serious commitment. Certain things have to be done...

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