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Few of us are fortunate enough to have acreage at our disposal these days, so we’ve put together some ways to help you make the most of your postage-stamp sized patch – whatever the weather. Food For Thought Just because you’re short on space doesn’t mean you can’t live the good life. Growing your own vegetables and herbs is one of life’s little pleasures and with a little bit of hard work, anyone with access to outside space could be elbow-deep in dirt in no time. Tending pots and planters will allow you to grow an abundance of tomatoes, peppers, onions and salad greens to name but a few options. Herbs like chives, thyme and basil are easily cultivated in a compact situation and fruits like strawberries and raspberries thrive in well-watered hanging baskets. Unfortunately, all too often, efforts to be green-fingered can be scuppered by the often-frosty British climate, but an inexpensive solution is to shell out for a small greenhouse kit. These are readily available to purchase from home and garden stores like Homebase and Argos. Planting For Pleasure Filling a tiny garden with colour and fragrance by packing vibrant flowers and plants into pots and small beds is always a treat for the senses, whatever the size of your plot. Pile them up by using


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