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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.
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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Your Garden In October

Your Garden In October

October can be glorious or ghastly, depending on how the weather gods are feeling. Take each day as it comes and enjoy your garden as it starts to slumber. Meanwhile, there's plenty to do in readiness for winter and spring.

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In The Know - How My Christmas Decorations Are Made

In The Know - How My Christmas Decorations Are Made

Making glass Christmas decorations is a fascinating process - one that has barely changed over the last century. In this guide, I share the skill and artistry that goes into crafting my exclusive range of festive ornaments.

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When And How To Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs

When And How To Plant Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Planting bulbs is one of the easiest ways to fill a garden with vibrant colour in spring. Early autumn is the time to get going. Here's all the know-how to create a dazzling display.

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