Monthly Garden Blog - September 2019
September is generally a cooler, gustier month than August and the days are noticeably shorter. However, there's still plenty of life left in the garden and lots to do. Make the most of the remaining warmth while you can! Here are our top tips this month for getting things growing in the garden!
Fruit & Vegetables
If you are growing asparagus, around this time the foliage will be turning yellow; so cut it down to just above the ground to make way for spring growth. Brussel Sprouts should be earthed up by their stems and firmed down around their
Garden Blog - August 2019
Late Summer has arrived and there is still lots to be done in the garden as the temperature slowly starts to fall. Time to start thinking about next years' potential crop or fruit and veg and how best to treat existing plants to get the best out of them for the remainder of Summer, and the next! And the next... Here are our tops tips this month for getting things growing in the garden!
August is the best time to dig and divide the perennial flowers in
Gardening Diary - July 2019
Summer is in full swing, nights are brighter and the temperature is warmer, so plenty to keep you occupied in the garden! Here are our top tips for keeping your garden looking its best. So get out and make the most of your outdoor space! No thyme like the present...
Fruit & Veg
If you're able, its best to try to harvest and fruit and veg crops daily. Veg such as cucumbers, green beans, zucchini and eggplant will taste better when harvested young. Blueberries, raspberries and strawberries also benefit from being picked daily.
We've almost officially made it to Summer!
The temperatures we're having may not exactly feel like it, but with June 21st being the longest day of the year, all the extra warmth and light we will (allegedly) gain, encourages the garden to spring into action with big growth spurts all round.
However, the extra light and heat we gain this month also means weeds will have growth spurts too, so its important to keep
Fathers Day Gift Guide
With Father's Day just round the corner (16th June for those of you who just took a large, panicked intake of breath), we thought we'd welcome you to our brand new site with a special Fathers' Day Gift Guide! We think our sparkly new site looks great and gives us the perfect opportunity to showcase our fantastic and varied range of quality products!
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