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Do I need to cover my Plants?

Do I need to cover my Plants?

A perennial question for gardeners is whether to cover their precious vegetable or fruit garden. It's a decision that can significantly impact the health and yield of your crops and...
Sarah Talbot
A Guide to Garden Weeds (and how to get rid of them!)

A Guide to Garden Weeds (and how to get rid of them!)

Garden Weeds are always a problem but it is easier to tackle the weeding if you know what you are up against.  Check out our guide to some of the...
Sarah Talbot
What is Garden Fleece and Why do I need it?

What is Garden Fleece and Why do I need it?

The correct plant protection can help you continue growing all winter long, or simply extend your growing season so that you can start growing earlier in the year.  Find out...
Sarah Talbot
Your Guide to Lunar Gardening - Planting a Vegetable Garden with Lunar Phases

Your Guide to Lunar Gardening - Planting a Vegetable Garden with Lunar Phases

Lunar gardening, or moon gardening, is an ancient way of growing a vegetable garden that is aligned with the cosmos.  People who folow this gardneign mathod believe that the gravitational pull...
Sarah Talbot
October Planting: Fruit and vegetables to grow in October

October Planting: Fruit and vegetables to grow in October

There’s still plenty to sow and plant out this month even though nights are getting longer, and temperatures are getting lower.
Nicola Wallis
All you need to know about Autumn Container Gardening

All you need to know about Autumn Container Gardening

What are the benefits of planting seeds and bulbs in autumn containers? Growing plants and vegetables in containers or 'container gardening' is ideal way for those who have only small...
Nicola Wallis
A Guide To Bare Root Plants

A Guide To Bare Root Plants

These are dormant (not actively growing) plants that have been grown in open ground, then dug up and supplied without any soil around their roots. The plants are planted during the...
Nicola Wallis
Product Bite: Leaf Picker - the easy way to collect autumn leaves

Product Bite: Leaf Picker - the easy way to collect autumn leaves

The Hanicks Leaf Picker is a new fast and efficient way to tackle the task of leaf collection in your garden. It has a clever pick up and discard mechanism...
Nicola Wallis
How to extend your growing season and grow your own food

5 Ways to Extend your Growing Season (and grow more in your garden)

How to Extend your Growing Season What you plant and where you plant it is key to getting a longer season.  So here are our top 5 tips for how...
Sarah Talbot
October & November Edition: Grow your Christmas dinner vegetables

October & November Edition: Grow your Christmas dinner vegetables

Time to chack on your Christmas Dinner vegetables.  October Gardening Jobs Stake Brussels sprouts as they can become top-heavy. Drive a sturdy stake into the ground and tie each plant...
Nicola Wallis
The essential Guide to Winter Pruning for Trees

The essential Guide to Winter Pruning for Trees

Why do trees and plants need to be pruned? One of the main reasons for pruning trees and plants is to stimulate growth as trees produce more abundantly and grow...
Nicola Wallis
How to make a wildlife pond whatever your garden size

How to make a wildlife pond whatever your garden size

You might not think you have the space for a garden pond but don't worry.  If you are short of space then you can even make a wildlife pond in...
Nicola Wallis