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Get started – feedback pls

0 Comments 26 August 2014

To help new members to get started with Shoot we are working on a two-step ‘get started’ process on sign-up. This will help customise Shoot for each member so that we can provide plant care advice reminders and recommended plants for every members’ own garden. This presentation below shows the proposed design and steps. You [...]

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Mobile web plant finder

0 Comments 05 June 2014

Exciting update! We are working on a mobile web plant finder version of Shoot. You will be able to: Search all our plants Read full information for each plant in our database Price comparison check And for members they can: Check if plants they are buying work in their garden Add plants to my plant [...]

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News

Plant recipies from BBC

0 Comments 19 May 2014

This week at Chelsea Flower Show on the BBC, Rachel de Thame is providing ‘planting recipies’. The first is what Rachel is calling ‘Nouvelle Cuisine’ as seen in The Telegraph Garden. Rachel’s advice is to keep a simple palette of just a few plants and avoid over filling your garden with too many varieties. Plants [...]

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Guest Garden Designers

The Oak Processionary Moth

0 Comments 13 April 2014

By Helen Elks-Smith. Oak processionary moth (OPM) was first found in south-west London in the summer of 2006 and was probably brought in on infected oak trees from Europe. The caterpillars feed on oak leaves and can strip the tree bare, leaving it vulnerable to other pests and diseases and less able to withstand extreme [...]

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Guest Garden Designers

Front Gardens – Let’s hear it for the Victorians!

0 Comments 16 February 2014

By garden designer Helen Elks Smith. Our front gardens have a tricky time fulfilling everything that we ask of them and often the easiest solution to satisfying the parking, dustbin and access needs is to pave the whole thing over. But it doesn’t need to be this way and there are many good reasons to [...]

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General, News, Plants

Gardening Infographic

0 Comments 23 November 2013

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Guest Garden Designers

Notes of pathways

0 Comments 04 September 2013

By garden designer Helen Elks Smith. There is an increasing body of evidence demonstrating the impact of nature, greenery and the effect that simply being outside has on our everyday lives. It has been shown that we react at a deeply subconscious level to our surroundings. There is evidence that it takes just 3 minutes [...]

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General, Professionals

How much should a garden cost?

13 Comments 27 July 2013

Many of us look at inspirational, beautiful designer gardens or RHS flower show gardens and hope to re-create the look in our own outside space. However many starting out to transform their gardens don’t really know how much to budget for or how to get started. Here are some common questions answered: How much should [...]

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News

Watch our new Video

0 Comments 21 July 2013

We hope you enjoy our new video. It will be added to the Shoot website very soon. Many thanks to Waterperry Gardens for the beautiful location and Clare from Nice Tree Films who helped us with the video. We are thrilled with the final video and hope you like it too. If you please share [...]

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New Video Coming Soon

1 Comment 05 July 2013

We were at the very beautiful Waterperry Gardens yesterday with Nice Tree Films filming a new video for Shoot. The video will be about Shoot and will appear on the home page and other selected landing pages in Shoot. We filmed scenes of people enjoying their gardens on their own, with children and with their friends. [...]

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