While a blanket of snow in the garden can look breathtaking and have benefits to the soil, large amounts of heavy, wet snow can put added weight onto tree branches and shrubs. This can lead to bending and breaking of branches and can even cause trees or shrubs to fall over or be uprooted.
Are your Rhododendrons, Camellias and Azaleas looking a little tired?
Are your rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas looking a little tired? The chances are these acid-loving plants are in need of an ericaceous boost!
Start off Onion Sets
Onions are so easy to grow and don’t take up much space in the garden so they are perfect for a beginner to try and a simple activity to do with children. It will be great to look forward to later in the year, when you will be pulling fresh onions right from your own garden.
Six Things to do with your Tree after Christmas
Before you toss this year’s Christmas tree to the curb, check out six ways to get the most out of your old tree!
The Top Two Tips for Christmas Tree Care
If you want your real tree to last through the festive season, you need to remember to take care of it just as you would any cut branch or flower that you bring into your home.
Ready to Show?
Have you ever thought about entering a Horticultural or Flower Show? Here are ten top tips to get you started!
Companion planting is an organic method of growing two or more different plants together which will have mutual benefits to each other.
Right Plant, Right Place
Impulse plant buys can turn out to be far from bargains. In order to thrive in your garden, you need to find the right plant for the right place. This is where it is useful to understand plant labels to help you decide which plants would be suitable for your garden.
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!
Planning for a Christmas Display
Top Tips for planting up baskets with gorgeous Hyacinth for an indoor Christmas display..
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?
3 Steps to Free Leafmould Compost
Leafmould compost is the easiest thing you can make in you garden!