Gardening Jobs for April

With everything going on in the country at the moment it is good to focus on a few positives for our own mental wellbeing. Take a look outside your window, spring has finally arrived. The daffodils are still looking glorious, the tulips are starting to flower, the leaves are starting to appear on the hawthornsContinue reading “Gardening Jobs for April”

Houseplant heaven

Having plants in your house is a total must. Not only is it great to have some pretty greenery around, it is also so important for your mental well-being to have something, living and growing around you. Some houseplants even help to purify the air that we breathe. If you find yourself working from homeContinue reading “Houseplant heaven”

Growing vegetables in containers

In these challenging and changing times more and more people are thinking about growing their own. Not everybody has a big garden, allotment or room to grow vegetables in the ground so we’ve put together a few tips on how to start growing vegetables in containers where space is limited. Our favourites are tomatoes, potatoesContinue reading “Growing vegetables in containers”

Essential tips for designing your dream garden

If you’re always wanted to have a go at re-doing your garden but never had the confidence, then here are few quick tips to getting you thinking in the right direction. Just take a moment to plan it and maybe do a bit at a time. There are a few basic rules but really don’tContinue reading “Essential tips for designing your dream garden”

When to plant?

When to plant is one of those questions we get asked a lot. So we’ve just put together a few tips to give you our best advice but really its not too difficult. Now (March) is a great time for planting most things including trees, shrubs and perennials. But it is still too early forContinue reading “When to plant?”

Propagation – Plants for free

Plant propagation is one of those gardening terms that can be intimidating for some people but really it just means producing more plants from one parent plant. So taking cuttings, dividing and collecting seed to increase your stock of one particular plant. It’s enjoyable and it saves you money. 1.Take Cuttings (a) Softwood Cuttings When:Continue reading “Propagation – Plants for free”

Gardening Jobs for March

Well this March will be one that we will never forget and for lots of people in the coming months their garden is going to become more and more important. If you’ve never gardened but always wanted to have a go we’ve put together a few tips of things to be doing in the gardenContinue reading “Gardening Jobs for March”

Hello from the grey gardeners!

Hello and welcome to our little gardening blog. In these strange times we are all having to spend more time at home, and our gardens are becoming more and more important places. Whether you’ve always hated gardening or never had the time to really do it properly, Adam and I hope to share a bitContinue reading “Hello from the grey gardeners!”