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- Protecting your garden in the dry and hot weather
Read our blog on how to lessen the effects of drought whether you have a flower garden or kitchen garden. Hot weather and lack of rain look set to continue so see how you can battle against the relentless sun.
- Get your lawn ready for spring!
Now the winter has gone the garden can finally make way for the arrival of spring and your first calling customer will be the lawn. As the temperature gets to above 50F (Fahrenheit) or 10 C (Celsius) , it’s a perfect time to kill moss and lawn weeds and also feed and condition, the lawn before mowing with an electric, petrol or push lawn mower.
- Genius ideas with geraniums
Thanks to recent breeding geraniums are available to you in all manners of colours and habits too- whether you want a strong, upright flower or trailing specimen to spill over pots.
19 March 2018 | Posted in Gardening byPut on a full suite of sweet peas
Sweet peas used to be the go-to flower for adorning a hot sunny wall in the garden. Now there are lots you can do with sweet peas- growing them up nearby perennials, cutting them for vase displays indoors and more.
- What to do in the garden this Easter time
Itching to get in the garden after the long winter and get away from the hustle and bustle of as Easter approaches? Read our blog on top tasks to do in the garden this Easter.
- The beguiling beauty of begonias
Begonias are a joy to the gardener for their colour, their exotic appearance and their versatility in the garden. See our top ideas on how to show off your begonias to their best.
- The Art of Wabi-Sabi
Wabi-Sabi emerged in the 15th century as a reaction to the lavishness, ornamentation and rich materials that were becoming popular at the time.
- Year of the Marigold
I am excited to welcome in the new and for 2018 the flower will be… the Marigold.
- Sowing the seeds of love
Now that the festive period is over I’m brimming with New Year positivity; January, or certainly the beginning of it, always fills me with a certain drive and this year I want to focus on giving a bit back to the environment whenever and wherever I can.
- Growing Success Stories
In the office we just loved all your images that you sent us and we wanted to share our “top pics” with you all.