Help And Advice

  1. A Beginners Guide to Pruning Flowers

    flowers-marguerites-oxeye-daisies It’s not just trees and shrubs that need pruning to keep them looking lush and healthy. Flowering perennials, annuals and bedding plants will produce better flowers and bushier plants if you keep them pruned correctly. There are several easy methods that you can try to keep your garden looking top notch. Continue reading →
  2. How to Create a Child Friendly Water Feature

    water-feature-1022399_960_720 Having a pond or a water feature in your garden can often real havoc if you have young, inquisitive children running about who want to explore everything. However, there are ways that you can enjoy the presence of a water feature in a safe way that lets you relax while the kids are outside playing. There are two main types of water feature that work for families, they are known as spring and stream features. Continue reading →
  3. How to Care for Your Lawn in December

    With Christmas only a few weeks away, the hard frosts of December have begun to hit and our lawns are suffering. It is important to keep an eye on your lawn over the winter, and do as much as you can to keep it healthy during the colder months. How you treat your lawn depends on the weather, so you...
  4. Jobs to do in the Garden this Week

    A snow covered bird house in winter with snowflakes falling down. As the weather turns colder and we are prepping our gardens for the winter, there are a lot of little jobs that we need to do. We have put together a list of manageable jobs for you to put your mind to this week. Continue reading →

    VEGETABLES TO GROW DURING WINTER   There are many benefits to keeping your garden going throughout winter. Not only does it allow for exercise and plenty of crisp fresh air, ultimately it provides you with brilliantly home grown produce. We believe that you shouldn’t let your vegetable plot stand empty and neglected over the winter months. The list that we have carefully compiled below includes vegetables plants that are fully hardy and will cope well with cold weather. However, if frost becomes persistent and threatens your plants then we recommend that you throw some fleece across them if possible to provide some extra protection. Continue reading →
  6. How to Take Care of Your Pond in the Winter

    snowy footbridge over frozen pond   How to Take Care of Your Pond in the Winter   It can be a worry as the weather turns colder, of what will become of your pond and it inhabitants over the winter period. January and February and the coldest months of the season, and your pond will be at risk of icing over, however this could be detrimental to your plants, fish, and any amphibious creatures you have living in your pond. Continue reading →
  7. Help and Advice - Making your own Compost

    Compost with composted soil Help and Advice - Making your own Compost Making your own compost is a great way of disposing of organic garden and kitchen waste, turning it into a nutrient rich fertiliser for your garden. Continue reading →
  8. Fruit and Vegetable to Grow NOW, and How to do it.

    Green sprout growing from seed You may think that you have missed your chance to have a go at growing your own produce this year, but that is not the case! You still have time to serve up your own home grown salads at your next barbecue. Vegetables such as tomatoes, courgettes, cucumbers, celery and strawberries all thrive in the warmer months, and if looked after well can continue to grow into the autumn. Continue reading →
  9. Don’t Struggle with Dry Patch this Summer

    stop dry patches in summer Dry patch is one of the main causes of grass appearing dead and yellowed, especially during the summer months. The hot, dry months cause the ground to turn brown, but this usually recovers quickly once rain returns. However according to the Royal Horticultural Society, there is no recovery from dry patch after rainfall, as the water cannot penetrate the soil. Continue reading →

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