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Kitchen gardener shares easy way to get 'extra early' strawberries in your garden

Strawberries can be enjoyed throughout the year from supermarkets but they are best picked fresh from the garden on a warm summer's day....

'Pain in the backside': Gardener wants to set fire to 10ft hedge turned into middle finger

A gardener wants to set fire to a 10 foot hedge he turned into a middle finger. Richard Jackson, 64, has displayed the...

How to grow a tree in a pot according to BBC gardener Mark Lane

If you are limited on space, want to create focal points, add height to your balcony or terrace, or just want to block...

‘Good at controlling pests’: Award-winning gardener shares how to ‘deter’ garden pests

It’s mainly used to protect vegetables from being obliterated by garden pests.Companion planting is when a person plants two or more different plants...

'Slugs are consuming my thoughts': Paranoid gardener shares slug killer she swears by

Other gardeners also bemoaned the slugs encroaching on their plants.One said: "I sometimes feel every gardening decision I make revolves around slugs/ The...

Fed-up locals pay for gardener to cut 'knee high' grass on council land

The residents were planning to host a street party on land near their homes in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. Sharon Withers claims she contacted Staffordshire...