helping local wildlife in summer

Helping your local wildlife in the heat. Your garden is not the only one that might need a bit of extra care in the summer heat. Your local birds and wildlife may be finding it harder too. Here are a few easy and simple jobs you can do to help. Bird baths – providing water […]

December – in doors

Do not forget your indoor plants this December. Yes, the year is ending, and you have got your outdoor plants sorted. Let us take a look at our indoor ones. Indoor plants will also be going dormant in the winter, make sure you limit the watering. Keeping up with your usual watering schedule may lead […]

RECYCLE- bird feeder – DIY

  Use some old cans to make your won bird feeder, a great way to re use old cans and get creative. Help alleviate the strain on your recycling bin while we are all at home more too! Used Cans – feeling creative? you will need – can, string, paint, twigs or lolly sticks, bird […]

Gardening in lockdown

Gardening in lockdown Re use and recycle     With these strange times falling into our peak growing seasons its time to get inventive and use what you have at home to help your new seedlings and plants in the garden. Also helping with keeping at home as much as possible and good to keep busy […]

OCTOBER – Half Term Fun

Autumn Nature Hunt Half term fun with your kids, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends, dogs the list is endless. Lets get out and about in you local area. Keep the kids occupied with an autumn treasure hunt. Its easy to think of the items to find, leaves, seeds, stones, pinecones, twigs, birds, acorns, flowers etc etc […]

October 2019

October – 2019 Firstly, how did we get to October so quickly! Autumn is now here, and October has started. Temperatures are dropping and maybe its time to prep for winter your thinking?? Well October can be a great month to keep your gardening going. Just be sure to have those waterproofs and wellies ready […]

Organic September – 2019

Going organic? Something you have wanted to try. Maybe now’s the time?  The Soil association:  a charity for farming and food have started Organic September a month-long campaign designed to encourage more people to try organic.  “Campaigning for more organic food and farming means that together, we can slow down climate change” All organic food is […]

Zero Waste week -2019

Zero Waste week  2-6th September 2019 Stared in 2008 to highlight the need to reduce landfill waste; save money and preserve resources. Providing resources for schools, businesses, homeowners to reduce their own waste. “Tackling climate change starts today – in your home and business From 2nd -6 th September, people across the UK are being […]

National Allotment Week 12th-18th August

National Allotment Week 2019 is now upon us! Started in 2002 by the National Allotment Society to raise awareness of allotments nationally and the work of the society. This year it has the theme shared harvest. “This year we are celebrating the Shared Harvest from our precious plots. There comes a time in every growing […]

Summer Break – Garden Tips

Looking after your garden when your away   The summer holidays are about to start, and most of us are looking forward to a summer break. It might be a week abroad, a family weekend catch up or a series of days out. Our gardens are going to taking a back seat to our activities. […]