Top Five Tips For Planting in Hot Weather

After a reasonably steady start to the summer we all had a week of scorching temperatures last week in the UK, this has now happily settled to the average for this time of the year.
We thought, however, since this was the most popular question we were asked this week that we’d provide you with our top tips for planting successfully during the summer months.
Stick to these 5 golden rules and you won’t go far wrong!

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Can I Plant Plants in Cold Weather?

Can I plant plants in Cold Weather?

We have consistently found that one of our customers main concerns focusses around planting in cold weather and keeping plants in pots in the extreme cold, rest assured this is one of the best times of year to be planning and planting your garden. The plants we sell at Paramount Plants have been grown and maintained by us outside and so they are completely acclimatised to normal UK weather conditions. Read more Can I Plant Plants in Cold Weather?

Why Gardening is Good for You – Mind, Body and Soul

Why Gardening is Good for You – Mind, Body and Soul

If you’re an avid gardener, you may already be aware of the inner peace and happiness that is gained from nurturing your garden. However, do you know that there are also many scientifically-proven health benefits to gardening?

Here at Paramount Plants , we’ve taken a look at the top physical and emotional health benefits of gardening and it’s really quite fascinating… Read more Why Gardening is Good for You – Mind, Body and Soul

First Home, First Garden – Gardening Tips for Beginners

‘To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow’ – Audrey Hepburn

First Home, First Garden - Gardening Tips for Beginners
‘To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow’ – Audrey Hepburn

Congratulations, all your hard work has paid off and you are now the proud owner of your first home! Buying your first home is a milestone and your first thought may be to focus on stripping that hideous wallpaper in the front room or buying every kitchen gadget possible (half of which, you’ll never use); however, spare a thought for your new garden. Read more First Home, First Garden – Gardening Tips for Beginners