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  • flower fields

    8 Stunning flower displays near you

    Want to wander around a glorious flower field? Head for one of these dazzling floral pop-ups in Glos & Worcs. From luscious lavender and confetti fields to carpets of sunflowers, dahlias and roses, plan one of these trips in.

  • man and animals

    Adam Henson on festival fun (& Kaleb Cooper!)

    Gird your welly boots - The Royal Three Counties Show is back! Three days of food, farming and fun. From Kaleb Cooper to Tall Pole Climbing, 6,000 animals and a new food and drink village. What will Glos's celebrity farmer be making a beeline for? Find out here.

  • 8 gorgeous new gardening books

    Bountiful borders, striped lawn and artfully placed sculptures here we come, but first, sit down, grab a coffee and get lost in the sublime pages of these beauties (those weeds can wait another hour or so)

  • 8 Reasons to visit RHS Malvern Spring Festival

    The 2022 RHS show season kicks off in Worcs with the RHS Malvern Spring Festival. Gardening gurus, celeb appearances, flowers and plants a-plenty, fabulous food and tons more. Need more reasons to go along? Find them here.

  • lights

    Super 7! Cool outdoor lighting we love

    With warmer weather (hopefully) on the horizon, we're deep in planning for al fresco drinks and late-night parties on the patio. Light 'em up with these stylish garden picks.

  • Arit Anderson: what’s hot in garden design for 2022

    The do's, the don'ts and the garden must-haves! Muddy nabbed BBC TV garden designer, Arit Anderson, for all the intel (and where she gets her fab frocks).

  • trees

    7 Places to go blossom-bathing

    Head for one of these gorgeous, sweet-scented walks near you. As these candy-crush stunners sweep into life through our shires we've found the best places to go blossom-bathing.

  • Ten bulbs to plant now for a dreamy spring garden

    Want to know how the Wormsley Estate in Bucks looks so fabulous come spring? Head gardener Charlotte Tremlin reveals her secret for glorious beds and baskets.

  • garden room

    Five ways to pimp your home office

    With WFH now the norm, the dining room table just isn’t cutting it any more, but we’ve got the answer – a glam garden room is what you need. Here’s where to get one and how to style it.

  • gardening

    10 Ways to get a low-maintenance garden

    Whether it's battling unruly borders or losing against the leaves keeping up with your garden can be hard work. But help is at hand from Sue Parry, Muddy Stilettos Best Garden Designer 2021! Ready to transform your jungle into a stress-free, low maintenance sanctuary? Read on.

  • cocktail shaker

    10 Best garden party picks

    It's all about the alfresco entertaining this month. So here are 10 essential picks and ideas for making your next garden party go with a bang - all from local Glos & Worcs businesses.

  • gardens

    Get the garden of dreams: 10 tips from the pros

    Whether you have a bijou backyard or several acres to sit out in, making the most of our outdoor space is key. Steal the tricks of the trade from an RHS-winning landscape architect right here.

  • vanessa arbuthnott

    Transform your interior in 12 easy steps

    Bored of staring at the same beige walls or underwhelmed by less-than-thrilling rooms? Try these 12 fantastic tips from a Cirencester interiors legend who's been beautifying homes for 21 years.

  • Lockdown Gardens in Bloom: the results!

    The results are in! See who's nabbed the top spots in our first ever Lockdown Gardens in Bloom competition with gorgeous gardens and homewares boutique Olive & Sage.

  • This year’s hottest garden trends

    We've never appreciated our gardens more than during lockdown - here's how to transform them following trends from our Lockdown Gardens in Bloom competition.

  • 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!

  • Lockdown garden stunners

    Entered Muddy's Lockdown Gardens in Bloom yet? Stake out your competition here and snap your space to win part of our £1000 prize pot to spend at Olive & Sage.

  • Muddy ‘Lockdown Gardens in Bloom’ is GO!

    Calling all green fingered goddesses! We want to see your lockdown gardening handiwork. Snap your space and post it on Instagram for the chance to win vouchers (there's £1000 up for grabs) to spend online at gorgeous garden and homewares boutique Olive & Sage.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • All cooped up! Check out these cool hen houses

    Attention, would-be chicken farmers! We've rounded up nine of the most stylish chicken coops for your feathered friends. Has it been worth the oeuf-ort? (I'll get my coat)

  • Grow your own vegetable garden

    10 idiot-proof veg to grow now

    (Or how not to get scurvy during lockdown). Here's how to go self-sufficient, thanks to TV gardener Toby Buckland's top veg patch tips. Ready the trowels!

  • 8 flowers to choose for a cutting garden

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

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