Celebrating what’s hot and what’s not

The3Growbags are celebrating! It’s the fourth anniversary of our blog. We began it because all three of us enjoyed gardening and wanted to make the physical distance between us seem less vast. We’re still loving every minute and the horticultural hilarity that comes with it. Since we began we’ve had Brexit, right royal shenanigans, world war anniversaries and a national pandemic we couldn’t have imagined back in 2016 keeping us ALL apart. So now our blog is not only bridging the gap between sisters, but between nearly 2000 subscribers and many more on social media. And to mark this...

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8 weeds to worry about, and what to do about them

So which weeds are the worst and what can you do to stop them? Each weed has its own fiendish strategy to insinuate itself and every garden has its own set of infiltrators, but luckily we three old campaigners are here to guide you through your defence options. 1. Bindweed. It’s those clever devils that invade underground with sinisterly brittle roots that can regenerate from a tiny chunk that worry me most, and bindweed is the chief offender. The old trick was to stick a bamboo cane beside it and once it had made enough leafy growth, paint it with Tumbleweed....

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