Plant Care

How to Grow Beautiful Roses and Your April Checklist

Roses have been loved and praised for thousands of years. They are steeped in history and ooze personality.  Wild roses bring back childhood memories and are bold, running through hedgerows at will and growing in the most obscure of places. Modern roses are relatively new to the gardening world. They are the most popular types planted...

Your October Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

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Buy flower bulbs as early in the season as possible, as it is then that the best quality is available. Bulbs that remain in shops unsold for a while tend to get handled frequently by undecided customers and by young little hands. Reject bulbs of poor quality, as these tend to produce poor quality...

Beginners Guide to Hanging Baskets

Hanging Baskets
Hanging baskets are a fantastic way to add a pop of colour to otherwise bleak walls and fences.  They are also terrific for brightening up decking areas and patios. Creating beautiful hanging baskets is easy when you know how, so we have created this ultimate guide to help you add dimension to your garden. Choosing a...

Your May Gardening Checklist with Anne McKeon

May
  All going well, the last of the frosts have left us and it is time to plant drifts of summer bedding plants. These form blankets of colour beside which you can sit during the summer months, drinking cold drinks and chatting with friends. It is probably the most sociable time of year outdoors. The ground...

Garden Design Ideas

Garden Design Ideas
Whether you consider your garden to be an outside room to relax in, a football pitch, an entertainment space or simply somewhere beautiful to look out at, make it something you love. Being functional doesn’t mean it can’t also be beautiful! For Outdoor Play: If your garden is used for ball sports and needs to be...

Top Tips for Beautiful Roses

Roses
Roses are some of the most popular and beautiful flowering shrubs grown. Despite their reputation for being difficult to cultivate, with the correct location, planting procedure and care, your roses should thrive. Planting Roses The key to growing successful rose plants is a good planting location and soil bed. When planting roses it is important to pick...

Potatoes made simple

Potatoes
Despite the growing popularity of pasta, rice and other alternative carbohydrates, potatoes continue to be a staple food in many of our diets. Potatoes are relatively cheap to purchase. However, growing your own is the only way to absolutely ensure they have not been exposed to excessive chemicals over their growing life. No shop-bought potatoes...

Caring for Houseplants

Indoor Plants
Indoor plants add colour, texture and warmth to the home. They also provide year long-access to gardening. A lot of gardeners will tell you they find it easier to grow a beautiful bed of geraniums or a small crop of vegetables than to keep house plants alive. Keeping indoor plants can be very disheartening...

Caring for daffodils after blooming

Daffodil Blooming
Daffodils are one of the year’s earliest bloomers and the sight of these bright yellow flowers in gardens and outdoor areas announces the arrival of spring and the beginning of new growth. Daffodils are easy to grow and will last for many years with minimal nurturing, but caring for daffodil bulbs after they flower is...
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