Gardening Advice

  1. The best things to grow in July

    The best things to grow in July

    It’s not too late to plant a great garden, even in July. Warmer temperatures during July make this a good time of the year to start planting, especially if you are a beginner. Seeds will germinate much easier and seedlings will grow speedier meaning you will see the rewards of your hard work much quicker and with less hassle and fewer setbacks.

    What to grow in July

    Vegetables

    There are still some great vegetables which you can plant now and continue producing vegetables r

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  2. How Eco-Gardening Works

    How Eco-Gardening Works

    With so much emphasis on environmental issues, now is the perfect time to take control and start making the change towards an environmentally friendly garden. Our gardens are often missed out when we think about becoming environmentally friendly and while many of us are starting to realise the importance of eco-living, making your garden eco-friendly is one huge step towards reducing your carbon footprint.

    What is Eco gardening?

    Eco-friendly gardening

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  3. Summer Garden Guide: July Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: July Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: July Tasks

    Now that Summer is in full-swing your garden should be ready to relax in, but there are still many tasks that need to be done. Make sure your

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  4. Summer Garden Guide: June Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: June Tasks

    Summer Garden Guide: June Tasks

    With the summer season upon us, there is so much that you can do in your garden! From prolonging your spring-flowering plants to making sure your

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  5. An Interview with The Middle Sized Garden

    An Interview with The Middle Sized Garden

    We recently spoke to Alexandra over at The Middle-Sized Garden about growing techniques, gardening tips, and effective seasonal gardening. Check out what Alexandra had to say below:

    Our Interview with The Middle-Sized Garden 

    1. What challenges have you faced owning a middle-sized garden?

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  6. Spring Garden Guide: May Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: May Tasks

    As we bid farewell to April showers, you should be well into having created a wonderful spring garden.

    May promises to bring with it some warmer days, warmer evenings, and hopefully a bit less rain! So now is the perfect time to move plants from greenhouses into the soil, and get your houseplants in order.

    Download our Spring Garden Guide - print it and pin it to your fridge so you don’t forget what needs to be done in the garden this month.

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  7. Spring Garden Guide: April Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: April Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: April Tasks

    With sunny days and April showers, it’s time to get your garden ‘spring-ready’.

    As daffodils start to bloom, you

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  8. Spring is here! What to do this season

    Spring is here! What to do this season

    The Met Office reckon it’s officially spring, even the garden looks to be joining in with many herbaceous plants producing masses of shoots, but the air temperature, overnight frosts and predictions of snow make it feel more like late winter. All that proves that gardeners shouldn’t garden according to the calendar, instead taking their lead from the actual prevailing conditions. But whatever the weather is doing outside shouldn’t stop all that lovely activity indoors, or in greenhouses. Many

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  9. Spring Garden Guide: March Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: March Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: March Tasks

    While spring may be on the way, there are still some flurries of snow coming in and the weather hasn’t really started to warm up that much

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  10. Spring Garden Guide: February Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: February Tasks

    Spring Garden Guide: February Tasks

    As the last of the Winter months roll by, now’s the time to planning and pruning the garden for Spring.

    From preparing soil beds and pruning hedges, to planning what to plant in your Summer garden, there’s some simple tasks you can do to get your garden back in the best shape after the colder months.

    Download our Spring garden guide, print it and pin it to the fridge as a reminder to plan and navigate the tasks you need

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