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  • 8 unusual herbs to spice up your life

    Or your cooking and cocktails at the very least! Get your chops around these unusual herbs, perfect for everything from pepping up your barbecue to sweetening your mojito. Arriba!

  • 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.

  • 20 divine deck chairs and sun loungers

    Pour a pina colada and assume prone position! Into the sun you go with our edit of the most stylish garden seating.

  • 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.

  • Where to buy plants online

    Dreaming of delphs? Lusting for lupins? Gagging for… er, gymnaster? (It’s a daisy). With garden centres still in lockdown, Muddy has unearthed the best online plant shops to get your garden looking rosy.

  • 10 idiot-proof veg to grow now

    (Or how not to get scurvy during lockdown). Here's how to go self-sufficient with 10 veg you don't need a greenhouse and two acres to grow, with TV gardener Toby Buckland.

  • 8 Easy-peasy cut flowers to grow now

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

  • Muddy stays: Hotel Endsleigh

    Need a bucolic topper-upper? Muddy's found you the perfect place in Olga Polizzi's Devon dream near Tavistock.

  • Muddy’s Pick of Devon’s Outdoor Art

    Banksy better look out - Devon has some great outdoor art on show this summer. Shall we explore?

  • 7 Ways to va-va-voom your vase

    Hey petal - pick a flower, any flower! It's British Flowers Week, time to get a grip of those secateurs.

  • Gotta have it

    Who knew wood-burners aren't just for Christmas? Unleash the summer holiday hygge, the outdoor range cooker is here!

  • Garden totally Frazzled?

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

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