How do I protect my garden plants from frost?

Frost Protection – Geotextiles The cold season has well and truly begun, after a mild December we are set for a cold snap, and I think it’s here! Frost protection is now at the top of the garden agenda. Don’t worry if you don’t have a green house or cold frame. There are some simple […]

December – in doors

  Do not forget your indoor plants this December. Yes, the year is ending, and you have got your outdoor plants sorted. Let us take a look at our indoor ones. Indoor plants will also be going dormant in the winter, make sure you limit the watering. Keeping up with your usual watering schedule may […]

December – in the garden – 2020

December, Finally, we have reached the last month of the year. In some months it has seemed to go on for ages but in other ways its gone by in a flash. While we have been going through emotional rollercoaster that has been 20202 our gardens have remained a constant. An oasis of calm when […]

National Tree Week 28th Nov-6th Dec

Trees are a part of our everyday landscape. But have you stopped to think about the benefits they bring?? During national tree week lets celebrate our Trees. Trees clean the air by removing nitrogen oxides and other pollutant gases, they also take in excess CO2. Trees save water through evaporation and can prevent soil erosion […]

December Gardening

That last month of the year brings with it a number of different weathers and a slowing down in the garden. But nothing in the garden is ever stopped. A quick round up of the december jobs you may have for your garden t finish the year! Insulate outdoor taps/ water pipes /diverter kits Prune […]

Potted Plants- Winter Prep

Potted plants in Winter For those of us with a multitude of potted plants in our gardens we need to plan for winter. It is a tricky time of year with the extra rainfall and the possible risk of frost and freezing temperatures. Outdoor pots can be become waterlogged with the extra rain we experience […]

Winter Wildlife – What can you do at home?

Winter Wildlife in the garden Cold weather, freezing rain, coupled with shorter days and longer nights make winter a hard season for wildlife. In your urban garden you can help local wildlife, a few quick actions can help birds, hedgehogs, butterflies and insects. Ready for a new spring season for these creatures to help your […]

Garden Autumn/Winter Prep

Now September is well and truly with us its time to prioritise some jobs for the garden; you could leave it to its own devises but doing a bit of preparation ca really help to prepare plants and soil for next growing season. Want to look after your winged garden friends?? Install some bird boxes […]