Common garden pests

Green fly and Black fly – Aphids are 5mm green or black in colour. They can be found on new growth and the underside of leaves. They eat the sap of the plant and slow the growth. Easiest way to get rid of them is to knock them off the plant and squash them. Lily […]

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 […]

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 […]