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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.
Your Garden In May

Your Garden In May

May is my favourite month. The earth is almost vibrating with energy and all around us life feels new, vital and full of hope. Here's how to make the most of the wonderful opportunities May presents.

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Your Garden In April

My handy guide to help you get the most from your garden between those pesky April showers.

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Six Good Reasons Why You Should Use Wool In Your Garden

Six Good Reasons Why You Should Use Wool In Your Garden

Warm, absorbent, and rich in nutrients, wool is the horticultural wonder ingredient rapidly finding its rightful place in our gardens and potting sheds. Here I share six reasons why we should all be using more wool.

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Meet My New Brands for Spring 2024

Meet My New Brands for Spring 2024

Spring is here and with it comes a host of new brands to surprise and delight you. In this post I'll introduce you to Dan Cooper Garden's newest cast members!

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My Top 10 Gifts for Mums

My Top 10 Gifts for Mums

Flowers, chocolates and jewellery might be the most commonly bought gifts for mums, but if, like me, you prefer to seek out less expected presents, this is the list for you.

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Choosing Great Gardening Gloves

Choosing Great Gardening Gloves

A good pair of gardening gloves will make working in your garden safer and more enjoyable. In this post, I guide you through the questions you need answered to help make great choices.

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How to chit potatoes

How to chit potatoes

If you’re thinking about growing a crop of potatoes, you’ve probably heard the term ‘chitting’. It’s a straightforward gardening trick that may get you a earlier, larger crop. If you’ve got children, it’s also fun and educational to do as a family. Here's how.

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Your Garden In February

Your Garden In February

February gives with one hand and takes with the other. You'll experience tantalising glimpses of spring and some of the coldest days of the year. As the days get longer, here's what you can be doing outdoors.

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Your Garden In January

Your Garden In January

Although the shortest day has passed, January can feel discouragingly dark and dreary. For some of us, it’s a month to endure rather than enjoy, but if you can muster enthusiasm and have the right gear, there’s plenty to be done outside.

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