Gardening Tips

Find advice on what to do in the garden, when to do it and how to achieve a professional finish with gardening tips from horticultural and landscaping experts.

Christmas Tree O’ Christmas Tree

on 16th December 2020

We are getting closer to the BIG December day and the festive feel is in full swing.  Presents are being wrapped, children are getting excited about Santa’s visit, and through almost every window, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree can be seen. It wasn’t always this way.  Mini history lesson for you… Christmas trees began as

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Christmas Tree O’ Christmas Tree

Vegetables to sow and grow over autumn and winter

on 28th October 2020

Winter can be a bit of a dismal time in the garden as everything shuts down and goes to sleep. But we are strongly of the opinion that this does not have to be the case. With a bit of planning you can have a healthy crop of salad and vegetables ready to pick and

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Vegetables to sow and grow over autumn and winter

The Low Down on Low Maintenance Gardening

on 25th August 2020

Given the demands of today’s busy lifestyles, devoting time to our gardens does not always feature top of our agendas as work, family and life commitments take priority over dreams of achieving a Chelsea inspired vision. But if you are someone who loves spending time in their garden, rather than the hassle of looking after

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The Low Down on Low Maintenance Gardening

Gardening for Health and Happiness

on 27th July 2020

During our recent period of lockdown, I think we can all admit to times of feeling anxious and worried by the array of new challenges we faced and expectations of ‘carrying on as normal’ whilst our lives were anything but. In fact, a recent article from the Guardian shows that the psychological toll from Covid-19

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Gardening for Health and Happiness

Summer Lawn Care – The Essentials

on 19th July 2019

There is nothing as redolent of an English summer as a classic billiard table lawn. Immaculate stripes of green basking in the sunshine with a strategically placed table and parasol for that all-important afternoon tea. These days, fewer people seem to have the courage to opt for a lawn but you don’t have to take

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Summer Lawn Care – The Essentials

Cleaning Air With Clever Planting

on 18th April 2019

With the quality of our air becoming a huge health concern in our cities and urban areas, we keenly support using organic methods to counteract the effects of pollution for the benefit of our health and well-being. With ‘Clean Air Day’ on 20 June 2019, we have decided to mark the occasion by bringing you

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Cleaning Air With Clever Planting

How to protect your garden from wet and windy weather

on 22nd February 2019

The weather forecast hints at some wet and windy weather in the Thames Valley these coming weeks. It’s something we all expect from this time of year. But what if – like in 2015 – the bad weather turns up and stays for a while?  With advice on how to create drought-free gardens and outdoor

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How to protect your garden from wet and windy weather

Autumn Lawn Care Tips

on 17th September 2018

At the end of summer our lawns can look a little worse for wear with bare patches in the shape of paddling pools, unwanted moss and weeds starting to creep amongst the carefully tended grass, and scuffs and dents from impromptu football matches with the kids. The good news is that autumn is a great

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Autumn Lawn Care Tips

How to Keep Your Garden Healthy Whilst on Holiday

on 6th August 2018

It’s typical. Just as you start looking forward to your summer holiday, your garden seems to look lovelier than ever! As such, you have to start thinking about making those necessary arrangements that will ensure the survival of your precious plants and flowers while you are away. Failing to take the necessary precautions when it

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How to Keep Your Garden Healthy Whilst on Holiday

Six Tips For Saving Water In Your Garden

on 30th July 2018

Keeping your garden hydrated during a hot spell can be a time consuming challenge. It can also be an expensive undertaking if you have a water meter fitted. But the need to save water during the warmer summer months is actually driven by factors that extend far beyond our own back yard. The uncomfortable truth

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Six Tips For Saving Water In Your Garden