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  1. Growing Herbs Indoors: A Guide to Kitchen Herb Gardening

    Growing Herbs Indoors: A Guide to Kitchen Herb Gardening Herbs are the plant that keeps on giving: they look good, smell good and do you good. Growing herbs indoors is a great way to combine the pleasure of indoor plants with tasty ingredients for home-cooked meals. Herbs have a wonderful fragrance that will fill your home and inspire you to cook incredible dishes. What’s more, they have health-giving Read more...
  2. Plant Fertilising - The Ins & Outs of Feeding Plants

    Plant Fertilising - The Ins & Outs of Feeding Plants When we see a home lush with indoor plants, a beautiful garden full of flowers or a vegetable patch yielding prize-winning produce we don't see all the work that has gone into preparing the ground, nurturing the soil, planting plans, watering and feeding. Plant fertilising is a vital part of healthy plants - so where, in the full cycle of year- Read more...
  3. Growing Vegetables in Pots: What, When & How To Grow Container Veg

    Growing Vegetables in Pots: What, When & How To Grow Container Veg Whether you’ve only got a patio or balcony, there are plenty of options when it comes to growing vegetables in pots. So even if you don’t have a garden, you can harvest a range of tasty veg from your own outside space. Growing vegetables in pots is becoming more and more popular as people appreciate the flexibility and extra growing space it Read more...
  4. Growing Winter Vegetables: A Guide to Planting In Winter

    Growing Winter Vegetables: A Guide to Planting In Winter With Autumn firmly here and winter on the way, many gardeners choose to put their gloves away and store their tools until warmer weather prevails. Another growing season has come to an end. For others though, the unmistakable winter weather marks the start of a new opportunity, growing winter vegetables. If you’re like us you want to get the Read more...
  5. Crop Rotation Plan: How To Do Crop Rotation

    Crop Rotation Plan: How To Do Crop Rotation Contrary to popular belief, understanding crop rotation and creating a crop rotation plan is quite simple. When starting out, many gardeners may not know much about crop rotation. This can lead to low yields, even if plants and vegetables have been grown well and looked after properly. In this article, we are going to take you through the basics Read more...
  6. Get Started With Strawberry Growing

    Get Started With Strawberry Growing Since 1953, strawberries have been long associated with Wimbledon. Whilst our sister company Edwards Sports are renowned for providing Wimbledon with the finest Tennis Nets in the World, here at William James we provide our customers with quality garden netting perfect for growing strawberries. Here's our guide to growing the perfect strawberries Read more...
  7. Surprising Uses for Egg Shells

    Surprising Uses for Egg Shells Surprising uses for Egg Shells  Next time you crack an egg ready to cook don’t be so quick to throw the shell away. Not only do eggs have multiple uses, but their shells are quite handy too!Compost The shells themselves are packed full of essential nutrients such as calcium which are beneficial to your plants, as such they are great to use Read more...
  8. 7 Homemade Weed Killers

    7 Homemade Weed Killers If you need a cost effective way of keeping your garden weed free, then these remedies use things you can find around your house. 1. Boiling Water Boiling water is an extremely effective weed killer, even more effective than many of weed killers that can be bought in stores. All you need to do is heat up water until it is boiling then carefully Read more...
  9. Christmas shutdown 2018

    Christmas shutdown 2018 We will be shutdown for Stock take over Christmas, our last day of despatch is the 19/12/18 and we reopen on the 02/01/19. We would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy new year Read more...
  10. I cannot recommend this company highly enough

    I cannot recommend this company highly enough I cannot recommend this company highly enough; I wanted a fruit cage for my rather strangely shaped fruit bed and an internet search brought up their details. From the first phone call to Dave, querying whether in fact they could help me, through the process of photographing and measuring my plot, I felt 100% confident in their knowledge, skill and Read more...

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