Here are our top 10 tips to help you make the most of your November garden, for the benefit of plants and wildlife alike.
Posted: October 10, 2019|Categories: Gardening Advice|
We show you how to plant bulbs in autumn for a super spring garden you will love! Plus, we show you how to create a Bulb Lasagne that will bloom all through spring in just one planter.
October usually sees the start of autumn proper, with colder, windier weather and, potentially, the first of the frosts. We also get to enjoy some fabulous leaf colours before they start to fall.
As we move out of summer, The September Garden Guide is here to remind you of your key gardening tasks for the coming month.
During September, the nights will noticeably draw in and the temperature likely cool. It’s time to reflect on the passing summer, gather in the harvest and get your garden ready for autumn.
Here are our top 10 tips to help you make the most of your September garden and to ensure it is well prepared for the autumn and beyond.
August is the last full month of summer and one of the warmest of the year.
As well as continuing with some of July’s tasks, you will need to address other areas of your garden too.
Here are our top 10 tips to help you make the most of your August garden and to ensure you retain plenty of interest as we move into autumn.
Choosing Climbing Plants for Arches, Arbours and Pergolas
Garden pergolas, arches and arbours are wonderful additions to any outdoor space. Not only do they look great but they provide invaluable support to some of the most beautiful plants a gardener can wish for. After all, climbing plants are the key to enhancing your arch, arbour or pergola.
Here we suggest the best climbing plants for your garden feature and give you some top tips on how to care for your climbers.
July is often the warmest month of the year and your plants will be relying on you to help them cope with the hotter, drier conditions. Here are our top 10 tips for ensuring that your July garden remains in good shape and that you continue to enjoy those magnificent blooms.
In June, the warmer days and extra daylight hours encourage a surge of growth in your garden, but to fully appreciate those summer blooms you need to keep on top of everything.
Here are our top 10 tips for making the most of your June garden and ensuring that it remains in good shape for when we enter the second half of the year.
Top 10 June Gardening Tips
You’ve had your name on the waiting list for months, you get the phone call and – yes! - you are, at last, an allotment holder. Now you need to plan.
The Small Print
The first thing is to check over your assigned allotment to ensure all is good. Ask the council (if council owned) or site representative if any extra services are available. Some will rotavate plots free of charge - but only do this if the plot is weed free. Otherwise you will be propagating mare’s tail, bindweed and couch grass.
Check the local rules and regs. There won't be anything too daunting but they should answer questions regarding bonfires, water use, upkeep and any discounts at local shops.
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Unclothed, an arbour adds beautiful structure and presence to any garden. Acting as a focal point, it’s somewhere for your eye to stop - a full stop in a garden design.
Drape plants over your arbour and it becomes an oasis of perfume on sultry summer evenings and an enchanting hideaway to enjoy a few precious relaxing moments in a day. A place to plot, perhaps, or even engage in illicit trysts?
So, get that arbour clothed right now!