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  • How to Plant Bare Root Garden Plants
    January 27, 2022

    How to Plant Bare Root Garden Plants

    What is a Bare Root Plant? A bare root plant is simply a plant that has been dug out of its growing position with minimal roots and is bare of soil as a way of transplanting to a new planting...

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  • How do I care for my Roses in the Autumn?
    October 21, 2021

    How do I care for my Roses in the Autumn?

    Removing any diseased leaves whether they be on the plant or on the ground is helpful at this time of year as it will reduce the chance of potential re-infection on new growth. Top Tip – Make sure that you destroy this foliage and don’t add it to your home compost.
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  • How do I care for my perennials over the colder months?
    October 14, 2021

    How do I care for my perennials over the colder months?

    The term ‘Perennial’ is used most frequently by gardeners to refer to a non-woody plant which performs year after year.  These can also be evergreen or semi-evergreen and many of them can give us interest in the garden even throughout the Autumn and early Winter.
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  • How to maintain your lawn through Autumn & Winter
    September 22, 2021

    How to maintain your lawn through Autumn & Winter

    Giving our lawn some Autumn/Winter fertiliser will offer nutrients to encourage growth and help protect from disease. This also prepares the soil for the tough months ahead and it is geared up for the better weather. Once fertiliser has been applied its best to keep off the lawn as much as possible to avoid compacting the soil too much, except if it snows, sorry lawn but you will have to take one for the team if this happens as playing in the snow will be priority
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  • How And When To Plant Bulbs
    September 10, 2021

    How And When To Plant Bulbs

    Plant the bulb approximately twice the depth of the bulb, pointy end upwards, in either containers or in your garden bed/border.  Bulbs are great for planting in groups rather than singly and they can be layered for a full season long performance.  Simply layer them in a container with the larger bulbs being the deepest, add some compost, then place the medium bulbs and so on.  The depth of the first layer of bulbs depends on how many layers you are aiming for.
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  • How to plant and maintain Rhododendrons
    August 28, 2021

    How to plant and maintain Rhododendrons

    Rhododendrons, Camellias and Azaleas like acidic soil and yes, we can purchase a kit to check the PH level of our garden soil but alternatively, purchase a compact variety and grow it in a pot when all you need is Ericaceous compost 
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  • How To Prune Raspberry Bushes
    August 21, 2021

    How To Prune Raspberry Bushes

    Tips on keeping an eye on what needs weeding, what needs spacing or tying to a support, if there are any pests that need taming and more importantly what needs harvesting. 
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  • How often should I water my plants?
    August 14, 2021

    How often should I water my plants?

    Top gardening tips on extending the summer season of colour for as long as possible! Answers to some great questions such as; How often do I water my plants?, Should I feed my plants? Should I deadhead summer plants? and How do I look after my summer plants?
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