Getting your allotment or vegetable patch started

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If you've just decided to create a veg garden, taken on a new allotment plot, or are just getting your existing plot started again after winter, the better your preparation the better the results will be. So what do you need to do to get your vegetable garden or allotment going?

How to choose which sweet peas to grow for your garden

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There are hundreds of varieties of sweet pea 
Sweet peas are a must for your garden. Easy to grow, they bring colour and fragrance to the garden in summer, and make great cut flowers, so you can enjoy that fragrance indoors too. In fact the more you cut them, the more flowers they produce. But there are so many varieties, how do you choose which ones to grow?

Allotment planting plan - a step by step guide

It doesn't need to be complicated, but it's worth planning your vegetable garden or allotment for the year. It doesn't take long either. Want to see how I did mine?