Rainwater harvesting

RainWater Harvesting As we come to end of January we hope for spring, the cold long nights have taken their toll. The winter storms are still with us and let’s keep those raincoats and gloves handy. January in the UK is the wettest month of the year. Why not use this free resource to your […]

New products at Spudulica Home and Garden

Exciting times ahead at Spudulica Home and Garden! Finally able to let you all know about 2 more additions to our product selection. Both items are both complementary to our curent ranges. We can now offer a range of U shaped metal ground pins to complement our wide range of geotextile sizes! You can also […]

Spring Bulb Planting – Autumn 2021

Its exciting times………………………………………………………….Now is the time to plant out those spring bulbs. First things first it is to pick your bulbs. Not as easy as you might think; when there are so many to choose from. This year I have gone for a variety of bulbs that are all pink/purple, crocus, 2 colours of alliums, […]

Bulbs

Our faithful spring bulbs have started off the season and are making our gardens look beautiful. But what to do with them once they are done? Most bulbs such as daffodils, tulips and hyacinths are annual bulbs and will come up every year. You can leave them in place; just make sure you fertilise the […]

Protecting newly Planted seedlings

Now is the time to put those seedings into the garden. After weeks caring for them indoors you want them to do their best when in the garden. After hardening off the seedlings, another period of vigilance is needed. Seedlings are at risk from pests, diseases, sun, and wind damage. If you have an outdoor […]

Moving seedlings outside -2021

Your seeds have had a great start indoors, now its time to move them outside. Ready to make your spring/summer garden look fabulous! The process of hardening off seeds is easy. Once your seedling has 2/3sets of leaves its time to gradually move them outside. Find a sheltered place in the garden. You could always […]

Growing Seeds – Indoors – 2021

Lets get the Gardening year off to a great start – planting your seeds indoors can help you get ahead. Great way to get your spring garden plans started a bit earlier. You do not need too anything fancy: A tray, soil, water, something to cover the seeds with. You can even recycle by using […]

National Tree Week 28th Nov-6th Dec

Trees are a part of our everyday landscape. But have you stopped to think about the benefits they bring?? During national tree week lets celebrate our Trees. Trees clean the air by removing nitrogen oxides and other pollutant gases, they also take in excess CO2. Trees save water through evaporation and can prevent soil erosion […]

rainCatcher Tanks and systems

rainCatcher Tanks and systems At Spudulica home and garden we stock a beautiful range of rainCatcher above ground tanks and systems. These tanks can be used for rainwater storage or storm water attenuation. rainCatcher is a British brand providing innovative and sustainable products to manage and re-sue rainwater within your home or business. Tanks are […]

PRUNING

  PRUNING pruːn/ verb gerund or present participle: pruning trim (a tree, shrub, or bush) by cutting away dead or overgrown branches or stems, especially to encourage growth. “now is the time to prune roses” Synonyms: cut back, trim, thin, thin out, pinch back, crop, clip, shear, pollard, top, dock;   (definition google dictionary)     This is an essential skill for new gardeners that can […]