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Gardening

15/04/2021

Your Garden Jobs for April 2021

This month there is plenty to sow, grow, and do in the garden. We can have friends and family in our gardens now, so making sure it is looking its best will help you to feel more relaxed and happier in your outdoor space. Here is a handy list of jobs to work on right now so that your garden can flourish throughout spring and into summer. – – Removing Weeds You may have found that weeds have been sprouting up left, right, and centre since the start of spring.... Read More

17/03/2021
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Get the Garden Ready for Spring

With spring just around the corner – and garden gatherings are allowed from 29th March – now is the ideal time to start planning your new 2021 garden, ready for decorating and planting when the seasons change. With some tidying, organising, and forward thinking, you could have your dream summer 2021 garden by the end of spring, ready for the family to enjoy and make the most of the good weather. – – Clear Fallen Leaves & Branches With the bad weather we’ve had over the past few months, you... Read More

09/02/2021
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Caring For & Storing Your Garden Equipment in Winter

Leaving your gardening equipment out in rain, frost, and snow can cause it to prematurely age, rust, and break. Metal and wooden gardening tools, when left outside can become weaker, causing them to become unsafe to use. The same goes for furniture; it can be weakened if left out in adverse weather for too long. With the proper care and correct storage, you can keep you garden and gardening equipment in tiptop condition for many years to come. – – Clean Your Equipment After Use Once you’ve used your trowel,... Read More

Deweeding garden 12/01/2021
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Give Your Garden a Makeover for 2021

Last year we saw a rise in gardening and people finding fun and creative ways to improve their outdoor spaces. With the increase in time that we have had to spend at home, it’s no wonder that people have taken to making their gardens a haven for their fresh air fix. Over winter, gardening and use of the garden has taken a back seat; however, now that it’s the New Year, we think it’s time to give your garden a fresh, 2021 look and feel. With some planning and preparation... Read More

30/10/2020
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Gardening Jobs for November

Winter will soon be here but the garden jobs are never finished. November is the last month that you can utilise to get your garden ready for the frost a snow before the weather really turns. We’ve put three of, in our opinion, the most important jobs that you need to do in your garden before winter hits. – – Tidy, Tidy, Tidy! The most important job on our list is tidying your garden. Clearing up clutter and putting away your belongings is an absolute must before the wet weather... Read More

25/09/2020
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Preparing & Tidying Your Garden for Autumn & Winter

The leaves are falling nearly as fast as the temperature, the clouds are staring to gather and your garden needs tidying before winter sets in. It’s important to get your garden sorted in time because you won’t want to do it in the freezing cold and it’ll end up being an eyesore until spring rolls around again. From harvesting your plants to storage for your tools, there is plenty for you to prepare and do to keep yourself busy, all of which will prepare your garden for the frost and... Read More

11/09/2020

Make the Most of Your Small Garden, Petite Patio or Tiny Terrace

With some clever planning you can transform your small garden into something really special. They require a lot more thought than a larger space but once you’ve got it looking how you want it, it will be easy to maintain. The smallest changes to your outdoor space can have a huge impact, so don’t overlook updating the little things as they can have a dramatic effect. Our tips below will help you transform your little eyesore into a safe haven with outdoor furniture, garden storage, and clever planting. Not only... Read More

04/09/2020

Composting for Beginners

– A compost heap is an essential part of any gardener’s outdoor space. Not only does it help the environment by recycling biodegradable and organic materials, it also helps your wallet by providing free food for your plants. Using compost in your garden provides a better quality of soil for your plants thanks to its naturally broken down and nutritionally-charged elements. All you need to start creating your own compost is time, a dedicated space for it to mature, and a range of natural and food waste such as vegetable... Read More

14/08/2020
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Plants to Brighten Your Garden Up During Winter

With summer coming to an end and autumn just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your garden for the colder months. Most people assume that when winter rolls around, all that there is to do is wait until spring but they couldn’t be more wrong. With a clever and strategic selection of flowers that flourish in winter, you can create a masterpiece that will look good right up until when spring rolls round. Before planting these, you should salvage any of your current summer flowers and transfer them... Read More

05/08/2020
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Make Your Garden a Wildlife Haven

With so much land and wilderness being taken away from our wildlife and used for building, it’s time to use our gardens to give back to nature; this is especially important in an urban society where wildlife would otherwise struggle to survive. There is a range of flowers and plants you can grow, food you can provide, and changes you can make to your garden to attract nature’s most beautiful creatures. Without nature, we wouldn’t be able to survive, so it’s time for us to repay the favour and offer... Read More