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A little knowledge about the soil type in your borders can make a big difference to your gardening, so it's important to do a soil test occasionally. The results will help you choose the most suitable plants for your conditions and tell you what you need to do to improve and nourish it.
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If you don't have enough space to grow your own fruit and veg in the garden, grow in containers.
Finding an allotment and getting it ready for production can seem a daunting task, but with these simple steps it's easier than you might think.
Keep an eye out for colonies of aphids on young plant growth.
Also protect brassicas from pigeons using cloches, netting or fleece.
It's easier than you think to grow your own fruit at home. Follow our advice and tips for success.
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You can grow your own veg in any sized garden. We've got all the advice to help you as you go along.
» Go to veg advice
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