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  • Bottoms up! The best new indie drinks

    Got a large glass to hand? We’ve rounded up 43 of the best new independent drinks from across the Muddy counties from wine and gin to rum and beer.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Summer is here. Get ready to BBQ in style!

    Muddy chats to fabulous designer Saffron Knight for some home styling tips

  • 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.

  • Get your family affairs in order

    You know - all those things you avoid because they're either too serious, too scarey or too boring. We chatted to experts at Age Space about getting organised and protecting your family in times of need.

  • 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!

  • Best gardening books

    Fancy getting all green fingered in the garden but don't really know where to start? Here are 10 gardening books to help out.

  • 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.

  • 12 Top Tips to Home Schooling

    Where to start? Here are our top tips from creating the right environment to useful resources for home schooling. Good luck!

  • Create your perfect kitchen

    About to let yourself loose with some DIY? We pick the brains of our favourite kitchen and paint designer, Charlotte Hill-Baldwin, to guide you in the right direction

  • Have a wedding to plan?

    Don't book anything until you've read this! Introducing the Muddy mega marriage guide with more brilliant local venues and suppliers than you can shake a sugared almond at. You have a read and we'll go buy a hat.

  • The garden as gallery

    Unique and unusual furniture and deco for inside the home – and out – at the 31st Bath Decorative Antiques Fair coming to Bath (natch), in March. And we've free tickets for you all!

  • 3 party cocktails – ready, steady, shake!

    Step away from the Chablis and try something different! We've got 5 copies of a cool new cocktail book to give away - and here are three autumn liveners from it to whet your whistle.

  • Waitrose gin tasting? We’re in!

    Brand new, this service from Waitrose combines our favourite things - gin, friends and hanging out at home. See how Muddy's Ed-in-Chief, Hero Brown, got on and book up pronto this summer, it's a blast!

  • 7 perfect days of summer – just add gin!

    Ableforth's Bathtub gin looks cool, tastes even better and will rev you up for a summer of fun. Here, win a case (yup, six bottles of it!) and find out for yourself.

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