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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.
How to Help Your Garden Survive a Heatwave

How to Help Your Garden Survive a Heatwave

While the announcement of a heatwave might be welcome news for some, others may panic and reach for the garden hose. Before following suit, read my expert tips on gardening during hot weather.

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In The Know - Deadheading

In The Know - Deadheading

Removing spent flowers is one of those routine tasks that we either love or hate, but it's important that it gets done! Here's why ......

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In The Know - The Chelsea Chop

In The Know - The Chelsea Chop

Sounds brutal? It's really not! Extend the flowering period of your prized perennials by giving them a judicious trim in late May.

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In the know - Hardening Off

In the know - Hardening Off

In this simple guide I introduce you to the technique of toughening up young plants in readiness for a healthy life outdoors.

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Being A Bee-Friendly Gardener

Being A Bee-Friendly Gardener

The world needs bees! As garden lovers, we can each play an important part in helping them to thrive. This easy guide provides simple tips on how to make your garden more pollinator-friendly.

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A Warm Welcome From The Watch House

A Warm Welcome From The Watch House

An introduction to my tiny courtyard garden packed with tropical plants in the beautiful seaside town of Broadstairs in Kent.

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Preparing Your Garden For A Cold Snap

Preparing Your Garden For A Cold Snap

It’s spring and the weather is fine. Your garden is bursting into life and the temperature drops. Here's how to protect your plants.

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How To Prune Like A Pro

How To Prune Like A Pro

Pruning is easy when you know how. Equip yourself with the right tools, know what you're tackling and you'll soon be pruning like a pro.

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Growing From Seed - A Guide for Beginners

Growing From Seed - A Guide for Beginners

With minimal equipment and a modest outlay, you can fill your garden with flowers, fruit and vegetables by starting from seed.

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