Seasonal Gardening Guides

  1. How to store your bike through the winter

    Looking after your bike pays off over time. If you keep it clean, store it well and repair any damage that may occur, you will be the owner of a long lasting, quality bike. You may require cleaning products to ensure your bike is spotless before storing away, it’s recommended that you use a standard cleaning soap with warm water for the exterior and then look into chain degreaser and engine cleaners, perhaps a dose of WD-40 too. You may like to go all out and use a wax to complete the cleaning s

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  2. Autumn Garden Guide: October tasks

    Autumn Garden Guide: October tasks

    With autumn well and truly upon us, gardens and outdoor buildings/structures need a bit of TLC this month to make sure they are ready to withstand the colder weather and the leaves falling from trees. We look at all of the crucial October tasks to make sure your garden is fully prepared.

    Download our Autumn 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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  3. Autumn Garden Guide: September Tasks

    Autumn Garden Guide: September Tasks

    Autumn Garden Guide: September tasks

    With summer on the way out, now is definitely the time to start thinking about your garden for autumn. We look at the September tasks that are absolute must-do to make sure your garden survives the change in season as well as making sure all of your hard work over the year doesn’t go to waste!

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  4. August gardening: Everything you need to know

    August gardening: Everything you need to know

    Lazy days slumbering in the sun? Forget that – it's still busy when it comes to gardening.

    Just when you thought it was safe to dust off the deckchair, slap on the sun cream or even dare to go away from the garden for a couple of weeks, August brings a lovely list of gardening tasks. It's a great time of year! Here're my tips for August gardening...

    What c

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  5. Autumn Garden Guide: August tasks

    Autumn Garden Guide: August tasks

    With Summer here, there is still some work to do to help get the garden prepared for the next season. We look at all of the key August tasks that you need to do to make sure your garden thrives through the end of summer and into the start of autumn.

    Download our Autumn 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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