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Giving gardening a go? Now is the time to sow those seeds


by Sarah Macken
28th Mar 2023

Read time: 10 mins

So, how does your garden grow? Meet the green-fingered goddesses

So, how does your garden grow? Meet the green-fingered goddesses

Gardening is good for you, and we've never been more eager to get out into nature. Sarah Macken talks to gardenistas Catherine Cleary, Aoife O’Sullivan, Helen James and Joanna Sloan. And includes a how-to guide for novice gardeners.

My mother has never bought into therapy. Yet each weekend from March until September, when the temperature rises, she disappears into the fray of greenery that coats the back of our house. Gardening is, she says, nature’s therapy. “It’s compulsive,” she warns me. She’s right, too. The courtyard attached to our one bed bungalow has become a safe haven, of sorts. A balm to my unfurling anxiety. My game changing discovery is wholly unoriginal, it...

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