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Mint is easy to grow and can be used to make a wide array of tasty sauces and incredibly refreshing beverages. There are loads of different varieties to choose from. Wild mint has the strongest flavour, common mint is softer, while basil and chocolate mints bring different qualities and flavours.
Need to figure out how to deal with those bone-dry spots in the garden, or suss out how to create a gorgeous, low maintenance garden that can take the heat. Here are a few of our top picks.
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Delicious, versatile and nutritious, and for a slight twist try growing garlic chives. This perennial herb should last for years. Chives grow into small clumps, and can be harvested regularly all year round, and taste great in a wide range of situations, and are especially good in salads.
Caring for a rose needn't be difficult. But it's a lot easier if you set yourself up for success! A rose that is planted in the right spot and is well cared for is far less likely to have problems than a rose in the wrong spot or that hasn't been cared for correctly. And ultimately, getting things right at the start means less work and will make everything much easier.
Whether you just find them pleasing to look at, or you want a bit more privacy from those nosey neighbours, hedges can be a great addition to your garden.
And unlike many dubious investment portfolios, funds invested into hedges are rarely squandered. In fact, provided you take care of them you'll find that they steadily grow without too much intervention, and they'll even benefit when you start to trim a bit of the edges.
While you may think Italian, the name is actually Greek (meaning kingly or royal). Though basil is actually thought to originate from India. But who knows and it tastes nice regardless!
As ever the year races on, with summer ending so quickly that I was left wondering if it ever came at all. But on the brightside it is once again the perfect time to sort your lawn out. And while you also have another window for lawn sowing in spring, I'd definitely recommend getting started resowing or patching your lawn now, otherwise you'll blink and the year will have moved on.