Making your garden wildlife friendly for Winter - A Few Simple steps to make a big difference
Oct 21 2022 Tom Stewart

Making your garden wildlife friendly for Winter - A Few Simple steps to make a big difference

As winter starts to approach we tend to spend a little less time in the garden but there’s plenty we can do to create a haven for all sorts of wildlife in our garden - be that big or small - and we’ll enjoy many benefits from our actions. Having a garden that provides shelter and food for animals, birds and insects can bring colou...

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Planting a hedge in coastal areas
Sep 22 2022 Tom Stewart

Planting a hedge in coastal areas

Planting a hedge in coastal areas - A selection of tried and tested plants to suit windy and coastal sites Living by the coast can mean enjoying beautiful sea views, lovely landscapes and beautiful sunsets but can offer some quite challenging gardening conditions - strong salt laden winds and not much in the way of shelter can mean it...

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Colourful Autumn Bedding Plants for your Garden
Aug 12 2022 Tom Stewart

Colourful Autumn Bedding Plants for your Garden

Autumn Bedding Selection - great for beds and containers If you’re looking to plant up some containers or do up some colourful beds there’s a great selection of long lasting plants at this time of year that last well into the winter that are really colourful and somewhat quirky. Amongst the most popular are Cyclamen, these are a har...

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Plants for a Shaded Area
May 11 2022 Kevin Keane

Plants for a Shaded Area

  This week’s topics;●     Plants for shaded areas - some fruit, veg and ornamental plants that suit shaded or semi-shaded areas  Most plants do well in a sunny, sheltered spot but unfortunately those options are not always available to us, so I’ve a few suggestions for plants that are worth considering, whether it’s for beds or co...

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Monthly Gardening Plans
May 07 2022 Kevin Keane

Monthly Gardening Plans

This article is intended to make gardening easier and more fun. Planning and organization are required to appreciate your garden at all times of the year entirely. To relax and appreciate your garden without it being a job, you must know the significant duties and when they must be completed. The site is structured into twelve primary ...

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Edible Flowers & Herbs for Your Containers
May 03 2022 Kevin Keane

Edible Flowers & Herbs for Your Containers

This week’s topics;  A Planted container with edible flowers & herbs A few jobs for the week ahead It’s great to have a pot or container full of colourful plants out on the patio or at the back door and as an added bonus you can have some edible flowers as part of the mix or have it all edible or culinary uses. You can have some ...

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