Seasonal Gardening Guides

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Top 5 gift ideas for gardeners

    Top 5 gift ideas for gardeners
    Looking for some gift inspiration for the gardening fanatic in your life?  Treat your green-fingered friend or loved one to a special gift – from gifts to help them get organised in the garden, to garden decorations and accessories to add that special touch to their outdoor living area. Browse the list below for some gift-giving ideas.

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  6. How to Turn Your Shed into a Christmas Grotto

    How to Turn Your Shed into a Christmas Grotto
    If you have a garden shed, some energetic children and a little bit of free time, then you have all the ingredients you need to create a magical extravaganza this Christmas – by making your very own Santa’s Grotto.

    It’s simple to do. Some Christmas lights, tinsel and a seat for Father Christmas are the basic components of a Christmas Grotto.  It will be great fun for the children to hel

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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