May 3, 2013
Create your own perennial border
The introduction of herbaceous border plants to the garden will improve overall visual appearance as well as adding many practical benefits such as attracting bees, butterflies, will help with to limit weed growth and can even act as a natural screen or barrier.
Have a look now for some tips and ideas, and our recommended top five perennial plants to try.
April 8, 2013
Lilies - The perfect summer pot plant
Lilies, or to give them their true botanic name of Lilium, are an extremely popular herbaceous perennial which are grown for their colourful, showy and large flowers. These wonderfully prominent blooms come in a huge range of colours and in a number of different varieties, shapes and sizes.
March 5, 2013
Grow your own apples - simple and practical
With an increase of interest in growing your own fruit and vegetables across Britain, there really has never been a better time for you to get on board.
It's simpe, practical and can be great fun. Have a look online now, to see how to plant apple trees, how to care for them and our recommended varieties to try.
January 24, 2013
Summer flowering Petunia and Surfinia plants
A popular choice for growing through the summer, Petunia and Surfinia plants are versatile enough to be grown in pots, containers, baskets and window boxes.
The choice available is large enough to have something for everyone, all guaranteed to brighten up any garden this year.
January 11, 2013
Growing Dahlias for summer colour
Growing Dahlias for the summer garden is a very easy process and one which will provide endless ammounts of flowers right up untill the very first frosts appear.
Have a look at how you can grow them now in pots, ready for a burst of colour once the summer arrives.
January 9, 2013
Vibrant and colourful summer trailing plants
A great way of adding colour to the summer garden and to maximise all space available is to create your own window box or hanging basket displays.
The choice available is huge and the adaptability of summer plug plants, at very low costs make them the ideal choice.
December 11, 2012
Summer Bedding Plants - Geraniums
With the right choice of plants that compliment each other perfectly, you can easily create a colourful and enjoyable summer garden. Have a look to see the role that Geraniums (Pelargoniums) can play.
November 12, 2012
Shift the flowering indoors this winter
Late autumn and early winter is a great time to start potting up your indoor flowering bulbs in anticipation of winter fragrance and beauty inside. Have a read now to see what to grow indoors this winter and how to pot them up.
October 16, 2012
Autumn - A soft transition from summer to winter
It is tempting to neglect this wonderful time of the year, particularly as we have had a limited summer. However, a nice relaxing day in the garden now can help remind us of the joy to be had from now until the arrival of winter and with the right selection of plants the autumn garden can deliver weeks of pleasure.
September 18, 2012
Gardening when space is at a premium
Limited space doesn’t mean gardening is not possible, and if anything this can help spark creative ideas and imagination amongst us all.
There are a number of key areas which you can develop to maximise all the space you have available to you.
August 31, 2012
Bedding Plants - Make the most of winter/spring
When summer flowering comes to an end there is no need to despair. Working with our award winning maxi plugs will provide you with the perfect opportunity to keep your garden in show throughout the winter and well into spring.
August 20, 2012
Making water the focal point of the garden
One of the most exciting and creative ways to add character to your garden is the introduction of a water feature or a garden pond. It is a very challenging project but one which can create a real sense of achievement on completion and years of simple enjoyment.
July 26, 2012
Create the perfect bee friendly garden
July 19, 2012
For the love of Daffodils
May 15, 2012
Apple Pollination Guide
May 15, 2012
Pear Pollination Guide
March 20, 2012
Grow Your Own Certified Seed Potatoes
January 24, 2012
January 19, 2012