Gardening Advice

  1. Winter Garden Survival Guide: January

    Winter Garden Survival Guide: January

    Winter Garden Survival Guide: January tasks

    With winter almost over your garden will be thanking you for taking the time out to make sure it survived the colder months, but it isn’t

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  2. Winter Garden Survival Guide: December

    Winter Garden Survival Guide: December

    Winter garden survival guide – December tasks

    Even with winter here there is still a lot to get done in the garden to help your garden survive winter. We’ve put together this handy winter garden survival guide to help you make sure that your plants and outbuildings make it through the colder months along with tips and tricks to get the most out of your outdoor space during December.

    Check out our winter garden survival guide below, or download, print it out and pin

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  3. Winter Garden Survival Guide: November

    Winter Garden Survival Guide: November

    Winter garden survival guide – November tasks

    As the days get shorter and colder, our lives move indoors and away from our gardens. But the advent of winter doesn’t have to

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  4. Your guide to preparing your garden as autumn rolls in

    Your guide to preparing your garden as autumn rolls in

    September marks the beginning of the colder months as the Autumnal Equinox arrives. In the garden, we start to see leaves turn the vivid colours of autumn while vegetables come to the end of their growing season.

    But this is by no means the end of the gardening

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  5. Jobs to do in the garden in July

    Jobs to do in the garden in July

    July may be the height of the gardening season; it is a time of maintenance and harvest, giving you plenty of jobs to do in the garden in July.

    Garden maintenance involves adapting to the changing weather and completing the general tasks to keep and encourage the most growth in the garden.

    Watering

    One of the most important garden tasks is watering; it must be watered thoroughly once or twice per week instead of little and often. Watering thoroughly will

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  6. The Best Foods To Grow In Greenhouses

    If you're considering investing in a greenhouse and taking your grow-your-own gardening to the next level, you want to know the best crops to choose for gardening success. Professional gardener, Phil McCann offers up his favourite greenhouse goodies:

    A greenhouse is invaluable if you want to grow crops for longer periods of the year. It’s fair to say that most greenhouse crops will actually grow outdoors in an average, or as we have seen this year, extraordinary summer i

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  7. How to Create a No Mow Lawn

    The benefits of a no mow lawn

    Creating a no mow lawn is a great way to welcome natural habitats for wildlife, while also creating relaxing and beautiful places for your family to enjoy the natural world. Many people are choosing to reduce the size of their lawns for various reasons; some do it as a way to reduce the amount of water they use, some do it to reduce the amount of maintenance and time required for upkeep and others do it to reduce their overall footprint on the environment.

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  8. Growing Plants that Help the Environment

    Growing Plants that Help the Environment

    At Shedstore, our products are designed for the great outdoors. We love our gardens and, naturally, the environment. So here's a topic close to our hearts...

    Plant, Plant and Plant Some More

    One of the easiest ways that people can reduce pollution on an individual level is by growing plants that help the environment. Creating more green material helps to purify the air, which leads toward a cleaner planet through

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  9. Preparing your garden for spring

    Preparing your garden for spring

    The urge to garden becomes stronger with each day the late-winter sun rises higher in the sky.  Gardeners love reconnecting with the earth and waking up their garden to a new growing season.  Since it is never good to begin working the soil too early, there are projects that gardeners can do in early spring to fulfil their urge to begin their gardening season.  While completing tasks like clearing drainage ditches, repairing garden fixtures, organising and sharpening garden tools

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  10. Seasonal Plants for the March Garden

    Seasonal Plants for the March Garden

    The garden calendar begins to fill up with various activities during March.  Many gardens are starting to come alive with the warmer weather, signalling that spring has arrived.  March is a time for spring plants; trees and shrubs, climbers, and even new herbaceous perennial plants can still be planted as well.  Generally speaking, this is the time to complete soil preparation of beds and borders.  Digging or turning over the soil will help to provide ample ventilation for new plantings.  A cl

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