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Gardening: Monty Don's ideal therapy for your garden and mind

WHILE New Year diet and fitness fads will come and go, gardening remains a constant for healthy living, says Monty Don As someone who has suffered bouts of depression and had a stroke almost a decade ago, Monty Don knows the importance of his garden only too well.

The Casual Gardener: Choice gifts for Christmas

John Manley
:: Grow Your Own Liquorice Plant Kit (£7) – Part of a ‘Grow Your Own…' series that also features the likes of green tea, venus fly trap and wisteria bonzai, this quirky kit is a comparatively cheap stocking filler or secret Santa gift.

The Casual Gardener: Ornamental grasses are great for winter

John Manley
FOR anybody left disheartened by last week’s column and particularly the reminder that it’ll be the end of February before dusk comes after six o’clock, I have some good news, of sorts – there are only 40 days until the winter solstice.

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