Author: Maxine Farmer

Holiday garden care – 10 tips to stop your holiday ruining your garden

Gardening

Maxine Farmer plots the secret of perfect holiday garden care with her top 10 tips.

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Dazzling native plants to brighten your garden

Gardening

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer gives her verdict on the best native plants available to brighten up your garden....

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Cost of living crisis gardening advice

Gardening

50connect are delighted to announce professional writer and garden designer Maxine Farmer as our new gardening columnist....

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Using hardy plants to create an exotic garden

Gardening, Home & Lifestyle

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer explains ways in which you can create your garden into an exotic paradise with hardy plants.

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Scented gardens – Master year-round scent

Gardening

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer offers her best recommendations to help you design a scented garden....

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Passion for purple – powerful reds to deep purple planting

Gardening • One Comment

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer explains her passion for purple leaved plants why you should introduce some to your garden....

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February kicks-off the garden spring clean

Gardening

Gardening – February spring clean. All jobs that will ensure your oasis of calm is in tip top shape for spring

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The magic of deep-shaded gardens

Gardening

Having a large tree casting its shadow across your garden isn't the end of the world according to expert Maxine Farmer....

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While the cat’s away

Gardening

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer explains what happens to your garden when you go on holiday....

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Caring for bamboo in your garden

Gardening

Maxine Farmer has some cautionary tips if you’re considering planting bamboo in your garden.

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November gardening guide

Gardening

Gardening expert Maxine Farmer explains what you really need to do right now (and what you can get away with leaving for a few months)....

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Poisonous plants in your garden

Gardening

Maxine Farmer looks at the potentially harmful plants we unwittingly bring into our gardens....

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Soggy summer gardening tips

Gardening

Maxine Farmer braves the rain for some essential summer maintenance and ideas for adding colour if your plants fail to bloom.

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Refresh your garden

Gardening

Maxine Farmer digs out the old favourites and brings in new plant varieties to reinvigorate your garden space. ...

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Hosepipe bans and your garden

Gardening

Maxine Farmer offers advice on how to manage your garden and plants through drought....

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Spring garden jobs: annuals & perennials

Gardening

Maxine Farmer plans her spring garden jobs with tips for annuals and perennials.

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Gift guide: Gardening essentials

Gardening

Maxine Farmer, our resident gardening expert, brings you the top ten gift idea's for green-fingered friends......

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The best colours for spring and summer garden planning

Gardening

In the style of the best fashion reviewer, gardening expert Maxine Farmer shares her favourite colours from this year's gardening...

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