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Vegetables to grow in July

Vegetables to grow in July

  You might think that July is too late to start growing your own vegetables, but there are still vegetables you can grow despite it being the height of Summer. In fact, some vegetables grow much better in July than any other time of the year because the sun does all the work for you! Here is a list of vegetables that you can easily grow in July in the UK/Zone 9. Lettuces Most lettuce seeds are happy to grow in July and they are super quick to grow! Why pay expensive prices in the shops when you can grow...

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Microgreen health benefits, growing instructions and tips

Microgreen health benefits, growing instructions and tips

  Microgreens are the seedlings of vegetables and herbs, they are packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre. They are also considered a superfood according to science.   The benefits of eating microgreens in addition to your normal diet are the prevention of disease, weight loss and improvements to your mental and physical health and well-being.   There are many super tasty microgreen seeds to choose from such as:   Broccoli Kale Amaranth Radish Red Cabbage Chinese Cabbage Carrot Beetroot Nasturtium Onion White Mustard Sunflower Pea   Microgreens are a fantastic way of adding extra nutrients into your diet. They are...

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Positive Effects of Growing Houseplants on Mental Health

Positive Effects of Growing Houseplants on Mental Health

The overwhelming majority of scientific research that has been carried out to explore the effects of growing and caring for indoor plants on mental health have shown that houseplants positively impact on your mental health and well being.

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Best flowers to grow in March

Best flowers to grow in March

March...the beginning of Spring. The start of the sun shining through the clouds creating smiles all round, and also the absolute best time to start a lot of your annuals to get them established and flowering ready for Summer! Here is a list of flowers you can grow in March either directly or inside before transplanting at a later date.

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Complete guide to growing our top 5 indoor houseplants from seed that are suitable for beginners

Complete guide to growing our top 5 indoor houseplants from seed that are suitable for beginners

It's a really exciting prospect to grow your very own houseplants. However, sometimes the reality is that you don't really know what you are doing (at first!) and just waste your money on all of the things you need without the knowledge and fail. Well look no further, this is definitely not going to happen if you read on and learn all you need to know about how to grow our top 5 easiest house plants for beginners. Schefflera Arboricola aka. the Dwarf Umbrella Plant These absolute stunners are not only beautiful and look great in your home, but they...

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