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Gardening Articles

This is a listing of interesting gardening articles by a variety of expert garden designers and writers - from how to start from scratch with a garden to how to make the most of it when you sell it on to another owner.

If there is a special interest topic you would like to learn more about, we would like to hear from you. Please write to us about it at customerservice@shootgardening.co.uk.

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IGTV with Helen Elks Smith about garden site design challenges

Nicola Gammon, CEO, Shoot and Helen Elks-Smith, Elks-Smith Garden Design discuss site specific design challenges and Helen answers questions from from Shoot members.

IGTV chat with John Wyer about Roof gardens

Nicola Gammon, CEO, Shoot and John Wyer, Bowles & Wyer discuss roof gardens and John answers questions from from Shoot members.

Recycling plastic plant pots

At Shoot we believe in keeping garden waste at a minimum. Minimise the number of plants you kill by following our 'Right Plant Right Place' guidance, compost any green waste and reuse and recycle plastic pots. 

Up on the roof: How to design the perfect roof garden

By John Wyer of Bowles & Wyer. Imagine yourself up on the roof, surrounded by buildings, but somehow slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of life below: scanning the city from your own secret haven.

Maximise your garden investment

The UK property market has changed during the recent lockdown. Now more than ever creating a beautiful garden is a great investment! As the BBC News reported on the 5th June in the "Coronavirus: Want to sell a home? Make the garden look nice" article, gardens are now at the top of homebuyers wish lists according Rightmove.

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