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Advice & Inspiration

At Dan Cooper Garden I want to put the best tools in one hand and the best knowledge in the other. Here you'll find useful guides explaining how to get the most enjoyment from your garden each month, alongside brand profiles, interviews with my garden heroes, seasonal projects and step-by-step guides.
Choosing The Perfect Real Christmas Tree

Choosing The Perfect Real Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree has been at the heart of our seasonal celebrations for centuries, but what makes a perfect specimen and how can you keep it looking fresh and fabulous until twelfth night? Read on to find out!

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Your Garden In December

Your Garden In December

For most of us, gardening is not a priority this month. But when all the socialising, feasting, and wrapping gets too much, our gardens, sheds and greenhouses offer quiet escapes. Here's a quick checklist that will see your garden through until the New Year.

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Simple Winter Houseplant Care

Simple Winter Houseplant Care

During the shortest, coolest days of the year, houseplants grow more slowly, calling for a slightly different care regime. Here I share my ten-point plan for keeping your plants happy and healthy between November and February.

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2022 Christmas Gift Guide

2022 Christmas Gift Guide

From budding gardeners to expert horticulturalists, I've got a host of unique gift ideas to share with you. Read on to discover my pick of the most beautiful, sustainable and thoughtful presents for the garden lovers in your life.

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Your Garden In November

Your Garden In November

If there’s a phrase that sums up November, it’s ‘do or die’. The ominous first frost that gardeners mutter about signals the demise of all that’s tender. You can take a gamble for so long, but ultimately you’ll need to act if you want to save certain plants. 

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How to Create a Halloween Candle Display

How to Create a Halloween Candle Display

Instead of carving up yet another pumpkin, why not try something different and follow my recipe for a spooktacular Halloween candle bowl? Here's how to break with tradition and save your squashes for eating! 

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Plants I Love - Nerines

Plants I Love - Nerines

During late autumn, one flower shines brighter than all others; one might even say it sparkles; that flower belongs to the nerine, commonly known as the Guernsey lily. Read on to discover why I love nerines so dearly.

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How To Create An Autumn Pumpkin Arrangement

How To Create An Autumn Pumpkin Arrangement

As the nights draw in, I love to cut the last blooms from my garden and enjoy them indoors. Here I share how to combine seasonal flowers in a vessel fashioned from a hollowed-out pumpkin - a quick, simple project that anyone can succeed with.

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How to Protect Tender Plants Over Winter

How to Protect Tender Plants Over Winter

Climate change has opened up all sorts of exciting possibilities for garden lovers, boosting the popularity of ‘exotic’ or ‘jungle style’ planting using tender plants. In this guide, I explain how to care for plants that aren't frost-hardy over winter.

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