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Sowing seeds, the joy of growing and gardening.

Written by Jennie Banks

Do you want to know where your food has come from? Or not to have to go to the shops for more vegetables or salad? How

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A Bright Start on a Frosty Winter Morning

Written by Jennie Banks

During the winter it is prudent to allow extra time in the morning to scrape the ice off your car windscreen. The roads might be icy

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Welcome the Birds to your Garden

Written by Jennie Banks

Find the joy of watching birds in your garden.  Place a bird feeder near your window and enjoy from warmth and comfort of your home, simple

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How we save water by harvesting every drop

Written by Beth Bright

Water is a precious resource and we don’t waste a drop. We have been seriously water harvesting for a year now via a collection tank connected

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Back to school? Check those gates

Written by Beth Bright

A new school term starts next week and with the children occupied, it’s a chance to check garden gates to ensure they stay safe all year round. The good

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Bank Holiday in the garden

Written by Beth Bright

The weather looks great for the last long weekend of summer. Time to take stock of jobs in the garden ahead of autumn. Harvest happy Collect

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The best agricultural show beside the sea

Written by Beth Bright

It’s traditional, it’s fun and it’s next Thursday – make it a day to remember at the only agriculture show in the South West that’s beside the

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Show stoppers

Written by Beth Bright

Summer means it’s showtime with a flurry of country and county shows where you can bring the family for a great day out and come and

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How to keep a horse happy

Written by Beth Bright

Summer was made for horses with lush green grass, longer riding days and balmy nights. However, heat and drought also calls for extra vigilance. The right feed, accessories, gates

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Eye wateringly good cans! Beat the drought. 10 litres from £4.99

Written by Beth Bright

Without a drop of rain for weeks during peak growing season, the garden is under strain. It’s time to get clever with watering and a can really CAN make all the

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Cattle, sheep or horses? Discover our NEW Bateman Livestock range

Written by Beth Bright

We now sell a range of Bateman Livestock products from cattle crushes to lamb weighers and water troughs. Founded in 1979 by Melvyn Bateman, the company

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Keep cool all summer

Written by Beth Bright

Finally, it’s heating up, big time. Our summer has been long coming and now it’s visiting with a Saharan wind and 30 degree temperatures. We’re having a

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