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  • Pimp your patio with these 18 outdoor buys

    We’re swapping holidays abroad for le jardín this summer, so best make it the ultimate destination. Cue the Muddy shopping edit of the coolest accessories to deck out your outdoor space.

  • Gardening books

    10 of the best gardening books

    Fancy getting all green fingered in the garden but don't really know where to start? Here's a helping hand with 10 terrific tomes to add to your reading list.

  • Grow your own vegetable garden

    10 idiot-proof veg to grow now

    (Or how not to get scurvy during lockdown). Here's how to go self-sufficient, thanks to TV gardener Toby Buckland's top veg patch tips. Ready the trowels!

  • 8 flowers to choose for a cutting garden

    Dibbers at the ready! Garden broadcaster Toby Buckland picks a pocketful of posies that anyone - yes, even you with the dead house plants - can grow.

  • Muddy meets… The Oxfordshire Gardener

    What would you ask an award-winning garden designer? What hand cream he uses, if his own garden ever looks rubbish and who's his favourite green-fingered celeb, obviously!

  • 5 ways to pimp your garden

    The Muddy jardin is a sorry state right now after a winter of neglect. Sound familiar? I tapped up a green-fingered expert for some landscaping and planting advice.

  • 14 outdoor essentials

    Venturing out into your garden for the first time this year? Here's all the cool cooking and homeware kit you need to jazz it up for summer. BBQ round mine, everyone!

  • Birdy meets Banksy

    Watch the birdie! We adore these brand new garden artworks from Metalbird. Read on for a Muddy exclusive - plus your chance to win one of five.

  • Budget buys

    Everyone loves my groovy new '60s-style garden chairs. Are they Heal's or Philippe Starck? Are they heck! But can you guess where I found 'em?

  • Perk up your frazzled garden

    Wilted borders and a lawn resembling the Gobi desert? Yup, us too. But happily we've got all the heatwave-combating garden tips.

  • orange bench rosara flower outside

    Bright and beautiful

    Rosara's vibrant outdoor furniture is all about the fun and sun. Let's celebrate Spring with their stunning seating.

  • New year, new garden

    Outside space looking a bit 'meh'? Yup, mine too. Time to hatch a plan to jazz up that jardin with these 5 tips!

  • Gardening for Dummies

    Sow, mow, rake! Easy tips to keep your garden in shape throughout October - no experience required...

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    Perfect landscape

    We here at Muddy are renowned gardening divs. (Is that a weed or a plant? Erm, dunno.) But even we can get on board with The Oxfordshire Gardener's top tips landscaping your green space, whatever its size.

  • Shakespeare’s Gardens

    Been to visit the stunning contemporary new sculpture garden at Shakespeare's New Place in Stratford yet?

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