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Catherine Hughes
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Home & Garden blogger, fan of wellies. Sharing ideas, inspiration and tips for making the most of busy family life, indoors and out, at http://www.growingfamily.co.uk .
Home & Garden blogger, fan of wellies. Sharing ideas, inspiration and tips for making the most of busy family life, indoors and out, at http://www.growingfamily.co.uk .

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With relatively mild weather and less garden maintenance required, autumn is a brilliant time of year to tackle new projects in the garden:

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Oh I just love autumn - the gorgeous angle of the sun, the way nature changes so spectacularly, and all those lovely conkers! We try to get outdoors and make the most of the season as much as we can, and I’m sharing some suggestions on how to do just that over on the blog (link in profile). How do you make the most of autumn?

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If you'd like to do your bit for local wildlife, creating a bird-friendly garden design can work wonders. This post has lots of helpful tips from the experts at +Kennedy Wild Bird Food to get you started. #ad

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There's a new giveaway on the blog today, with a family bundle of walking socks from Bridgedale up for grabs. We've been trying their socks out on our outdoor adventures and we love them! Find out more and enter here:

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Did you know there are lots of crops and flowers you can plant in September? Here are a few suggestions:

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Have you ever tried collecting seeds from your garden? With autumn just around the corner and many plants starting to shut down for the colder months, now is a good time to give it a try - it's a great way to get lots of new plants for free and it’s easier than you think! Find out how to do it over on the blog.

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We may still be enjoying summer, but it's almost time to plant bulbs for next spring's flowers! I've put together a little guide on how to do it, plus a list of which varieties to plant each season. Will you be adding some to your garden this autumn?

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NEW GIVEAWAY ALERT!
We've been trying out the lovely Forest Toulouse garden trellis planter from online gardening supplier +GardenSite, and I’ve also got one of these lovely planters worth £89.99 to give away to a lucky winner. Head over to the blog to find out more and enter:

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We’d all like to save money on our energy bills, right? Check out these tips and hacks from the +Energy Saving Trust Trust to get you started. There’s also a brilliant competition to win an energy saving washing machine! Pop over to the blog for more details on how to enter.

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You might remember that back in May, I shared lots of tips for container plant care as I started using Baby Bio Pour & Feed plant food. I thought it would be nice to give you a little update on how my container plants are getting on a few months later!
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