Green gardening

A volunteer gardener with cabbages gathered from the kitchen garden at Llanerchaeron, near Aberaeron, Ceredigion, Wales

Have you decided that going green is the right thing to do, but you're not really sure how to go about it?

Do you feel guilty you're not doing more to help the environment? Well, help is at hand with our series of 'how to' greener gardening videos.

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How to grow your own vegetables

Growing food can help us to live out one of our most fundamental connections to the land around us, and enjoy delicious fruit, vegetables and salads fresh from the garden at a fraction of what it would cost to buy. Not only that, but by growing our own food, we have a reason to enjoy the outdoors, breathe fresh air, get our hands in the soil and get back to nature.

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How to garden organically

If you want to make a real difference when it comes to gardening, it's worth trying to go organic. Many top gardeners think organic gardening actually produces hardier crops and tastier produce. Organinc flowers and plants can look healthier and if you plan to eat your efforts, you can sleep easy knowing exactly what has gone into them. In this short film, our gardening experts show you how this isn't as hard as you might think.

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How to attract wildlife into your garden

Wildlife are great for your garden. They help to keep the pests down (organically of course), in turn ensure that the ecosystem remains in balance. Ever wondered how some people seem to have the knack when it comes to attracting wildlife into their gardens? Just watch this short video to learn how our experts do it and soon you too might have a garden full of birds and beasties.

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How to save time, energy and money in the garden

Gardening can cost a lot - both for you and for the environment. But it doesn't have to be this way. In this short film our experts will show you their tops tips on saving time and money in the garden. Plus their suggestions are great for the environment too.

Children play in a community allotment

Our top tips for gardening in hot weather 

When it’s hot outside, the experienced gardeners that keep our gardens looking great all year round urge you not to panic. Here are a few simple tips for looking after your gardens and lawns in the warm weather.

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