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Top gardening jobs for January

The shortest day has been and gone, and the garden is coming back to life. Prepare for the spring and summer ahead with Which? Gardening’s top gardening jobs. Take advantage...

Are you planning to go peat-free in your garden?

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) set 2020 as the deadline for peat to be phased out in products sold to amateur gardeners. However, this target was voluntary, agreed between compost manufacturers and Defra, and appears to have failed.

Foxes, cats and squirrels: how to deter them from your garden

Which? Gardening magazine asked a panel of around 1,400 Which? members whether there are any animals that they would prefer didn’t come into their gardens – and foxes, cats and...

When is ‘organic’ not ‘organic’?

For gardeners, the word 'organic' may not mean what you'd think it would when buying compost

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Fat balls for birds: are they worth your money?

Fat balls are a popular choice for feeding birds, but members of the Which? Gardening Facebook group told us that while some brands did attract birds, others failed to impress. ...

The top five veg and how to grow them

Whether you grow yours in a dedicated plot, at an allotment or in pots on your patio, you can’t beat the flavour of homegrown veg. We wanted to find out...

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Get your lawn green again – how to buy the best turf

Whether you need to repair bare patches in your lawn or lay new grass, turf offers quick results. Find out how to buy the best turf using our expert advice.

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Is the petrol hedge trimmer from Lidl worth buying?

Lidl's £89.99 petrol hedge trimmer goes on sale just in time for peak hedge cutting season. Should you buy it? Read our review.

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Pressure washing a patio

5 things you should never do with a pressure washer

Top tips and expert advice on how to get the best from your pressure washer when cleaning your patio and car

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The top five garden pests and what to do about them

No matter how green-fingered you are, all gardens are affected by pests from time to time. And as much as we’d like to keep our plots creature friendly, these pests...

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