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8 08, 2019

Best Trees for Wet Areas and Planting Near Water

2019-09-02T12:48:16+00:00By |Gardening Tips, Ornamental Trees, Trees|

Choosing the ideal tree varieties for your garden can be a challenging task, especially if your conditions are less than perfect. A common issue gardeners face is wet areas or sites on their property or overall wet and boggy soil in the garden. Parts of your garden with poor drainage […]

4 12, 2018

Best Plants for a Dry Garden

2019-02-12T06:31:38+00:00By |Garden Design & Maintenance, Gardening Tips|

  What should you do if you want your dry garden to look stunning throughout the year? If you believe that the only solution is to water it daily and abundantly, or focus all of your energy on trying to (unsuccessfully) improve the conditions, you will be happy to hear […]

9 11, 2018

Winter Garden Tips – Preparations and Planting Ideas for Year-Round Interest

2019-02-12T06:44:55+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

The year seems to pass by in an instant. Before you even get a chance to stop and smell the flowers in your little plant kingdom, it is time to say goodbye to summer opulence and start with winter garden preparations.  

17 09, 2018

Autumn Fruit Tree Care: 5 Things Every Gardener Should Know

2019-02-12T06:50:16+00:00By |Gardening Tips, Plant Care Club|

  The first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of autumn is surely the splendid bounty of nature; from magnificent autumn colour of the foliage to abundant harvests of fruits.     But, in addition to being the season when gardeners get to enjoy the rewards of their […]

29 08, 2018

5 Best Uses for Autumn Fruits and Berries

2019-08-08T07:32:52+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

In addition to being the most colourful season of the year, autumn is the most bountiful, as well. From veggies to autumn fruits and berries, it can be a challenge to use up everything your garden produces as the summer ends. Naturally, you would not want to see your harvest […]

19 07, 2016

Top Tips For Gardening in Hot Weather

2019-08-13T11:56:50+00:00By |Gardening Tips, Plant Care Club|

Finally the summer has arrived in the UK, with 30 degree temperatures forecast over the coming week or two, our minds turn to gardening in hot weather. We want to remind you all that this is a time when you must take special care for your garden and its wildlife […]

22 03, 2016

The practical alternative to box hedge – Ilex Crenata

2019-08-08T09:40:59+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

For centuries, English Boxwood (Buxus Sempervirens) has been one of our favourite garden plants. Extremely versatile, Box has so many uses in the garden as a superb structural, evergreen plant. So much so, it is difficult to see how we can move on from the devastating development of this most […]

26 01, 2016

Get your garden working for wildlife – plant a hedge

2019-08-08T10:10:08+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

Do what you can to help our precious wildlife! Here we tell you the best hedges for wildlife that will provide food and shelter to our small mammals and birds while giving your garden a living green backdrop to uplift your spirts and provide a framework for your decorative plants […]

10 07, 2015

Top Five Tips For Planting in Hot Weather

2019-08-08T11:18:46+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

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 […]

24 01, 2015

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

2019-08-08T12:01:07+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

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 […]

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