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23/09/2019

Gift Ideas for Garden Lovers

A Christmas gift that reflects the hobbies and interests of that special someone are often the best received. If you have a friend or family member who enjoys spending time outdoors, we have a great selection of gift ideas that are sure to go down well this year. For those who complete tasks that involve transportation or heavy lifting outdoors, make life easier for them with a trug trolley or wagon. Wheelbarrows can be awkward to manoeuvre, and can put unnecessary strain on the back and legs, so an easy to... Read More

23/09/2019

Seven quick and easy ways to transform a courtyard garden

A storage shed – even a small one – will enable you to keep the space clear of clutter. While you don’t need a lawn mower, you will need a trowel and watering can, for example, to care for your container plants. A small shed is the perfect place to store these and it could always work as an extra frame for your climber plants. 6. Think outside the box Another great way to lift plants off the ground and something a little unique, is a step ladder, with each rung being... Read More

23/09/2019

Top Tips to Throw a Sizzling Summer Soiree

Summer is well and truly here which means it’s time for BBQs, hanging out in the garden with friends, al fresco dining and of course, garden parties. There’s no better time to host an open air summer party than now; the sun is shining, the evenings are lighter and the air is warmer. If you’re planning to invite friends and family over for a summer soiree, the chances are you’ve got the basics down, but a few extra details really can make a big difference. Here are some of our... Read More

23/09/2019

What Can You Plant This Month?

May and June are delightful months for gardeners. No more worries about the risk of frost, now is the time to start sowing the seeds of a fruitful summer! What to plant in June Sunflower seeds can be planted now the spring chill has well and truly passed. A bold, dramatic and instantly summery addition to any garden, they grow to be some 16ft in height – though smaller varieties are also available for less roomy spaces! Many species of sunflower are also highly attractive to bees. Poppy seeds also respond well... Read More