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Sheep Garden blog: cold blood and warm days

Warm weather brings out the retiles and amphibians at the Sheep Garden, and an unusual sight awaits Tiffany at the bottom of the garden.

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Rockery plant ideas

A rock garden is a fantastic way to increase the variety of plants in your garden. Read our planting suggestions for year-round colour and interest.

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Grow your own

Read our fruit and vegetable growing guides, plus get great tips on managing a vegetable garden or allotment.

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The best places to see wildflowers in the UK

HF Holidays' walking guides share their favourite spots to see wildflowers across the country.

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GARDENING

Spring 2015 gardening books

The best gardening books for spring 2015

Saga Magazine's Home and Gardens editor Tiffany Daneff shares her pick of this season's best gardening books - ideal gifts for keen gardeners.

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FOOD & DRINK

Risotto

How to cook risotto

Creating a deliciously creamy risotto isn’t as hard as you may think. Follow our fuss-free recipe for creating the perfect risotto.

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People

Toasting on a first date

First date etiquette – the dos and don’ts

Improve your chances of online dating success with this handy guide to first date etiquette and get up to speed on the dos and don’ts of your first date.

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  • Toasting on a first date  

    First date etiquette – the dos and don’ts

    Improve your chances of online dating success with this handy guide to first date etiquette and get up to speed on the dos and don’ts of your first date. Read on

  • Monarda and rudbeckia on clay soil  

    Plants for clay soil

    Read gardening expert Val Bourne on the best plants to grow in clay soil. Read on

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    Devilled crab gratin recipe

    Diana Henry shares her recipe for delicious devilled crab gratin, an ideal spring lunch or supper. Read on

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