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  • Muddy meets… The Oxfordshire Gardener

    What would you ask an award-winning garden designer? What hand cream he uses, if his own garden ever looks rubbish and who's his favourite green-fingered celeb, obviously!

  • Trim and bouff your garden!

    Hey you, sparko on your sunlounger! Your garden needs a tidy up. Here's where to focus your green-fingered efforts this coming month. (Or even better, stay lounging and get someone in to do it for you!)

  • 5 ways to pimp your garden

    The Muddy jardin is a sorry state right now after a winter of neglect. Sound familiar? I tapped up a green-fingered expert for some landscaping and planting advice.

  • 14 outdoor essentials

    Venturing out into your garden for the first time this year? Here's all the cool cooking and homeware kit you need to jazz it up for summer. BBQ round mine, everyone!

  • Feb gardening tips

    No idea whether to mulch, prune or - goddamit - both?! The Top 5 things to do in your garden in February to get it in tip-top shape for Spring.

  • Birdy meets Banksy

    Watch the birdie! We adore these brand new garden artworks from Metalbird. Read on for a Muddy exclusive - plus your chance to win one of five.

  • Budget buys

    Everyone loves my groovy new '60s-style garden chairs. Are they Heal's or Philippe Starck? Are they heck! But can you guess where I found 'em?

  • Reinvent your garden

    Jardin looking a bit 'meh'? Time to think big! Don't be scared - we'll show you how to Grand Designs your outside space like a pro.

  • Perk up your frazzled garden

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

  • Garden in a Day

    ... good enough for us! Local garden designers Nicholsons have a series of high profile clients but you can get some A-list garden attention too.

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