The Little Gardener's Guide

DIY Compost Bins

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Making your own compost bin is easy. First, build up a collection of for 4 crates. You will occasionally get these with large deliveries. Shops may also be happy to give them to you.

Next, find a suitable place in your garden (direct onto the soil) and follow these steps...

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Composting

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Anybody with a garden will benefit from home composting. It's a perfect way to put kitchen and garden waste to use, rather than adding it to the mountains of stinky landfill!

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Year of Veg: Sowing Calendar

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Follow this handy sowing guide to keep a family of four fed with organic, seasonal vegetables throughout the year. For a constant supply, sow seeds regularly as suggested. Your packs contain more than enough seeds so plant more depending on the size of your family, or appetite!

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Growing Ladybird Flowers

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The ladybird flower is a type of poppy with bright red petals and big black splodges! It will also drop its own seeds into the ground, so you’ll see it come back year after year.

It’s a ‘hardy annual’, meaning you can sow it as late as Autumn and the seeds will survive the winter, giving you a head start on next year’s gardening and a much earlier bloom.

 

This guide will show you how to sow and care for your plant through it's lifecycle.

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Growing Wildflowers

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20% of all wildflower species are now listed as endangered. We continue to build on our green spaces, leaving fewer places for these beautiful plants to bloom. They need our help! See our guide to flower bombing to help liven up public spaces - but the best way to go about this is to lend a corner of your garden to these amazing flowers!

This guide will show you how to sow and care for your wildflowers!

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