Big Pots, No Problem!

Anyone who has ever bought soil to fill a large pot quickly realises how much soil is actually needed. Here's a tip to fill your big pots the cheaper, lighter and greener way!

Eggshells – Slug Defence

You may know that eggshells are a great way to deter slugs from chomping on your prized plants but how do you gather enough eggshells in order for this barrier method to be successful?

The Rain Shadow

If you have pots which nestle up against your house or a garden wall or fence, they may not be getting a good soaking during rainfall. This because they are in the rain shadow of the house, wall or fence: the dry area which is sheltered from rain-bearing winds.

Never Tyre of your Garden

With the continuing trend for recycling all manner of materials for use as planters and objects of interest in your garden, you might like this clever use of old tyres, painted white and used as planters.

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