Make the Most of Your Garden Space

It’s not often the British weather permits us to enjoy the great outdoors. However, when the sun is shining there’s no better place to relax than the comfort of your own garden paradise. Check out our handy tips that can help you make the most of your garden space, whatever the size. Introduce Height To Your Garden Terrain Height is an important feature to consider when designing your garden landscape. Trees, garden arches, vines, obelisks and even birdhouses can all help take your garden to the [...]

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Advent Calendar of Festive Gardening Tips

An Advent Calendar With A Difference . . . Our festive calendar has 25 garden top tips that will help you make the most of your winter wonderland! Dec 1st - Winter Growing Did you know you can still grow all of these vegetables over the winter months! Why not check out our Grow Your Own products for some inspiration. Dec 2nd - Poinsettia Care Make sure the plant you buy hasn't yellowed & the central flowers [...]

Grow Your Own Potatoes – All You Need to Know

Boiled, Mashed, Chipped, Roasted or Baked? Whatever your preference, there are few experiences that beat the unearthing of your own home grown crop of potatoes, except perhaps tucking into those tasty spuds. Our easy step by step guide has all the information you need to grow your own potatoes with ease. Choose Your Potatoes It's always best to plant Seed Potatoes (specifically sold for planting rather than eating. This will ensure your potatoes haven’t been sprayed with chemicals and are guaranteed to be free of any viruses. There are 3 main [...]

Composting in Your Garden

There are many reasons as to why composting is great for your garden. It's a cheap and easy way to reduce household waste, as well as to improve the quality of your soil with the right nutrients, without the need for fertilisers. When should I start? You can start anytime throughout the year. However, late summer to early winter is ideal. All you need is a suitable compost bin and space. Where should you place your bin in your garden? Find a level surface that has enough drainage. To [...]

Grow Your Own Guide for Beginners

Read our handy grow your own guide for beginners to start growing your own fruit and vegetables. With one in six adults now growing their own food 1, this garden hobby is definitely a favourite amongst many. With the benefits supporting modern day living it's no surprise that many are turning their backs on supermarket produce to grow their own. Growing your own fruit and vegetables can help you to save money, it's kind to the environment and provides you and your family with homegrown food that tastes delicious. [...]

5 Top Tips for Caring for Your Garden in Autumn

October is here and whilst it brings us beautiful autumnal colours, it also delivers the colder temperatures and wetter weather. To prepare your garden for the change in season, we've put together 5 handy tips to help you care for your garden in autumn. 1. Protect your flowers, fruit and vegetables The most important step is to ensure your flowers; plants or crops are protected from the cold. Move tender plants into your greenhouse or transfer them into a suitable cold frame. Smaller plants can also thrive indoors, [...]

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