looking ahead to June/July

June/ July – preview Let’s look ahead to the summer garden. We are nearly in the beginning of summer hopefully the warmer weather will appear, and we can all start taking more time out in the garden. In June/July your garden is at its peak, plants are ready to make their best display. Your garden […]

Home to Garden

Home to Garden – A handy blog this week to highlight those things you can re-use from inside your home to help your garden plants. Coffee Grounds – Are you or a family member a coffee addict? Well you can use your used coffee grounds to add nitrogen to your soil. Nitrogen is an important […]

Leaf Scorch

This weeks blog will focus on the issue of leaf scorch.  After a spell of unseasonably hot weather recently you may find some of your new or growing plays are suffering to some degree. Leaf scorch can be caused by high temperatures, high winds, low soil moisture and in some cases fungus or bacteria. To […]

The benefits of gardening

The benefits of gardening – Spudulica home and garden blog – April 2019 “Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. Despite this running for 20 years we have got a long way to go. According to the […]

Coming Soon………………….

Aluminium Manhole/Drain Access Cover’s New high specification aluminium manhole covers coming soon to spudulica.co.uk Also, now available on our eBay and Amazon stores. Use for internal and external uses. Available in both double and triple sealed – food grade neoprene seals – Odour proof. Variety of sizes and depths available – 60mm (41mm in depth […]

EcoGrid E40 – Example use

EcoGrid E40 is a grass/gravel reinforcement grid. One of the world market leaders. Manufactured in Germany and is 100% recycled plastic. It also has a 20-year guarantee. EcoGrid E40 comes in tiles of 330×330 mm by 40 mm depth each piece can lock to the next piece. Creating a strong a stable platform that can […]

Woven or Non-Woven geotextile membrane?

Geo-textile membrane fabrics are specialist fabrics used for ground engineering. There are 2 main types that prove the most popular. A Black woven fabric comprised of black plastic threads woven together to create a strong fabric. A white non-woven fabric that is comprised of heat bonded synthetic fibres also creating a strong fabric. Both are […]

Geotextiles Recap

Geotextiles – Does your project need them? Geotextile membranes (non-woven) are a great product that can have many uses within your garden or outdoor project. From soakaway crates, weed prevention, and filtration to name a few. With this variety of uses do they meet your requirements? How will you use them? Just a quick blog […]

Reinforcement Grid – Questions answered

REINFORCEMENT GRID: An amazingly versatile product, BUT what is it? Where can it be used? Is it easy to install? Questions that we always get asked; so, a quick blog to cover these questions!   What is reinforcement grid? Reinforcement grids are a recycled plastic paving product that increases stability in soil while providing a […]

DIY – Bird Feeders

Looking after your gardens birds As the winter closes in it gets harder for your local wildlife to find food. You garden is winding down for winter loosing leaves, berries, and flowers. Birds can really struggle at this time of year so its great idea to help them along and keep them coming into your […]