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06/02/2020

How to make the most of your extra day this leap year

Every four years, we get to enjoy the 29th of February, and that four-year cycle has come around again in 2020. But why DO we have a leap year? And how can we make the most of that extra day this month?

03/02/2020

Hints & Tips - February

Compost heaps have been lying dormant through the winter. It’s a good time to turn them with a fork or spade to get them moving, to break down the contents into crumbly nutritious humus to spread on your spring garden.

01/02/2020

Gardening Calendar – February

Winter frosts continue, so if you have not done so already, wrap some horticultural fleece around those tender plants.

24/01/2020

Top tips for a pawsome dog walk!

January is Walk Your Dog Month - but what, exactly, do dogs really enjoy about their walks? And what can owners do to make sure their pets get the maximum benefit?

16/01/2020

Hints & Tips for January

Snow in January can look lovely, but it brings its problems in the garden. It’s a good idea to knock off snow from the branches of your trees, shrubs and fruit bushes before the weight damages branches.

06/01/2020

Gardening Calendar - January

Seed catalogues – the weather in January can mean that the garden has to take a back seat, but that gives you the chance to leaf through those enticing catalogues and plan your growing for the year!

04/01/2018

January Garden Care Tips for 2018

JANUARY for many can be a dark and cold month, the middle of winter with spring still months away. However, there are still things going on out there – nature doesn’t stop – and there’s always something you can do for your lawn. Here are a few things to think about.

22/02/2017

Gardening vs Landscaping: what is the difference?

The Garden has two souls. A designer approach with landscaping, and a more plant-centric one with gardening. Get to know the different ways of conceiving a garden, and which one of them best suits your needs.