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.

Gardening Tips for April

on 13th April 2016

April brings longer, warmer, lighter days which shake off the dreariness of Winter with colourful Spring shows of daffodils and blossom. April showers and warmer weather are giving our gardens the kick start it needs…

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Gardening Tips for April

Gardening Tips for March

on 17th March 2016

March heralds the arrival of Spring, bringing with it fresh new shoots in the garden, noticeably longer days and hints of warmer weather. Traditionally a busy time of year for many gardeners, March is the time to start sowing seeds…

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Gardening Tips for March

Gardening Tips for February

on 18th February 2016

February is the month when we start to see the first signs of Spring. Daffodils and crocus are blooming and fresh tulip shoots are starting to show themselves. Days are getting longer and when the Sun is out it can reach some very pleasant temperatures…

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Gardening Tips for February

Gardening Tips for January

on 20th January 2016

Traditionally the coldest month of the year, January is a time to keep an eye on the garden to make sure plants and structures are protected from the weather. As well as keeping food and water for garden visitors clean, accessible and topped up regularly.

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Gardening Tips for January

Gardening Tips for December

on 3rd December 2015

Whilst it’s tempting to stay indoors, there are a number of jobs for December that will help keep the garden in shape for the warmer months ahead. It’s time to don a hat, scarf and gloves and head outside to catch some late Winter sunshine and carry out a few of our gardening tips for December.

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Gardening Tips for December

Gardening Tips for November

on 16th November 2015

The few leaves left on trees are falling rapidly, the first of the frosts are on their way, and we’re now seeing the Autumn storms that bring high winds and rain. Now is the time to finish tidying your garden ready for over-wintering, and to take precautionary measures to protect…

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Gardening Tips for November

Gardening Tips for October

on 21st October 2015

The days are getting shorter, we’ve had a few chilly nights and Autumn colour is well and truly bringing our gardens alive. October is the time to get out in the garden and enjoy the last few warm days of Autumn before the start of early frosts in November. Here are our tips…

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Gardening Tips for October

September: Tip of the Month

on 7th September 2015

Mow less frequently, and raise the height of cut as the growth rate of the grass slows down. This will help the lawn to withstand the last of the warm, dry weather, and also keep it resistant to treading as the wet weather arrives…

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September: Tip of the Month

Tip of the month – May

on 8th May 2015

Dead head rhododendrons to prolong flowering period Prune Camelia’s to encourage new growth Apply wetting agent to lawn to help with water retention and prevent excess watering Trim buxus hedging and feed Spread chipped bark to help suppress weeds and keep…

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Tip of the month – May

Growth Spurts

on 21st April 2015

At this time of year, the garden demands a lot of time and effort, but your hard work can be quickly rewarded. With a usually good combination of rain and sun, the warm and moist conditions bring everything to life and growth is rapid. What can beat the delight of a…

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Growth Spurts