This year, more and more people have come to love gardening, and with great reason. Numerous studies have highlighted the health benefits of gardening. For instance, the presence of potted plants has been found to be helpful in workplaces, schools, hospitals and more. But how much do you actually know about the various health benefits that gardening brings?Read More
Friday, 2 October 2020 14:13:34 Europe/London
Thursday, 3 September 2020 14:58:00 Europe/London
Need some new inspiration for your garden? Our Gardening Angels have come up with some winning plant combination ideas for container gardens. Who says you can’t have the best plant arrangements for spring, summer, autumn, and winter?!Read More
Friday, 14 August 2020 12:25:37 Europe/London
Are you an increasingly busy plant parent (also known as a Plantito or a Plantita!) this season? Many gardeners we talk to bemoan how there just aren't enough hours in a day to get everything done in the garden. It’s true that gardening demands plenty of time, but, if you are feeling just a little too busy, there are a few gardening hints and tips that you can apply to save yourself time.
Thursday, 30 July 2020 09:37:51 Europe/London
The last few months have brought the joy of gardening to a wider audience than ever before, and a whole new group of people are now discovering that you can not only grow flowers in your garden, but edible plants too! We covered growing vegetables some time ago, so our Gardening Angels are now looking at herbs.Read More
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 12:32:44 Europe/London
Flowering plants that like shaded areas are great, as they allow you to make maximum use of that precious space in your garden. Over the last few months, many people have increasingly fallen in love with their gardens, and so are putting a lot more time and effort into them than ever before. But what to do with those parts of your garden that remain stubbornly shielded from sunlight?Read More
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 12:31:54 Europe/London
Water is essential for your plants to grow healthy and strong, but with our busy daily schedules it can be hard
Using an automated watering system, like a garden, greenhouse spray irrigation kit or sprinkler irrigation system, allows your flowers and plants to get the right amount of water at the right times. This takes away the daily chore of having to make time to water your plants and does the work for you when you’re too busy or unavailable.Read More
Monday, 8 June 2020 16:36:44 Europe/London
Chafer Grubs are the larvae of the common summer Chafer Beetle and they feed on the roots of your plants and decaying plant material.
These Beetle Grubs hatch from May – June and likely to cause havoc to your garden lawn, hence why they are sometimes called the ‘May Bug Larvae’. In most instances, the damage they do is minimal, however if these lawn grubs build into hoards then significant areas of your lawn can suffer from damage and drying due to a lack of water and nutrients.
Friday, 29 May 2020 11:58:38 Europe/London
Slugs can be a big pain for gardeners, and they love to eat holes through your plants leaves, stems, flowers, roots, tubers and bulbs. Slugs eating away at your prized plants is a serious issue leaving behind slime trails, scarred leaves and lost seedlings. In this article we will explain some different effective organic and natural slug control that is both manageable and affordable to help get rid of slugs in your house, garden, kitchen or patio.Read More
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 09:25:59 Europe/London
Garden wildlife has well and truly sprung into action over the last few weeks, with reports of people sighting a whole range of creatures and minibeasts during lockdown. The absence of many people out and about, instead confined to their homes, has also attracted more rarer types of wildlife to the UK.Read More
Monday, 18 May 2020 12:36:04 Europe/London
The current popularity boom in gardening that’s developed during deadlock has seen seed sales surge all around the world, with reports emerging of record demand. So, as more people turn to gardening as a hobby and stock up on seeds, what better time to give a quick guide to what you need to know about these embryonic plants.Read More