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6 mistakes to avoid when growing vegetables in containers

With outdoor space at a premium, we are increasingly growing edibles in pots, ranging from tumbling tomatoes and cut-and-come-again lettuces, to peppers, herbs and even potatoes. As allotment waiting lists continue to grow and more people live in city flats with limited outdoor access, the interest in container growing is rising. Herbs can thrive in …

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10 mistakes new gardeners make (and how to avoid them)

Losing plants is an inevitable part of garden renewal, but if it keeps happening, having plants die on you can put you off gardening forever. We asked Gardening Australia’s Tassie expert Tino Carnevale to share the biggest mistakes newbies make — and how to avoid them. Planting too soon If you’re starting in a brand …

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