Gardening Advice

  1. Small Greenhouse Gardening and The Benefits of Owning A Cold Frame

    a small, grey greenhouse full of plants

    Whether you're looking to 'dip your toe into the water' of greenhouse gardening or are keen to expand your existing growing area, discover all you need to know about small greenhouses and cold frames here.

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  2. A Potting Shed is a Joy to Own

    A Potting Shed is a Joy to Own

    Potting sheds are perfect for people who love gardening. They offer the benefits of a traditional shed and with an important addition – they’re a great place to nurture plants.

    Read on and find out more.

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  3. Tips for Recycling a Christmas Tree

    Tips for Recycling a Christmas Tree

    It's time to take down that tree! Discover different ways to recycle your tree this year.

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  4. How to Make Leafmould

    How to Make Leafmould

    Leafmould is a natural soil improver that you can make by collecting and storing leaves following this super easy instructions.

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  5. Container Gardening for Autumn

    Container Gardening for Autumn

    Just because summer has fizzled out doesn’t mean you can pack everything away and hibernate. Leave that for the bears in the woods.

    Clean down and plant up your containers for instant colour and continued interest until 2020 brings whatever 2020 fancies. Read on to find out all you need to know about autumn container gardening.

     

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  6. How to Stop Slugs in Their Tracks

    How to Stop Slugs in Their Tracks

    Wet Weather Leads to a Slug Onslaught

    A mild winter + wet spring + a ban on a certain type of slug pellet = slug invasion!

     

    New Ban on Slug Pellets

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  7. A Beginner’s Guide to Composting

    A Beginner’s Guide to Composting

    If you haven't got a composter, then act now. If you already have one, then get yourself another. Compost heaps are the heartbeat of your garden and there are ways to get the best from your compost corner. 

    So, don't delay and compost today

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  8. Get Your Shed Ready for Winter with Our Garden Shed MOT

    Get Your Shed Ready for Winter with Our Garden Shed MOT

    The Shedstore Shed MOT

    The summer is over. Weeks of unbroken sunshine, record temperatures and paddling pools will soon be nothing but

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  9. Your Seasonal Guide to the Greenhouse and How to Enjoy Great Greenhouse Gardening

    a small wooden greenhouse with multiple doors and an automatic vent

    Make the most of your greenhouse by reading our Seasonal Guide to the Greenhouse. Learn when to carry out essential maintenance tasks and the best time of year to grow your favourite fruit and vegetables.

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  10. A Guide to Feeding Plants in the Garden

    A Guide to Feeding Plants in the Garden

    It’s been a great growing season up to now with plenty of rain and a good dollop of sun. Soil and compost are getting tired and some are struggling to keep up with the demands of voracious root systems. Feeding time! 

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