Alloments – Get your own and grow your own.

Got an allotment? We’ve got you covered. Well aren’t you the lucky one, in some areas of the county waiting lists for allotments can be up to years long. You need to get to our site at Spudulica.co.uk for all those allotment essentials. If you want an allotment you need to go to your local […]

How do I protect my garden plants from frost?

Frost Protection – Geotextiles The cold season has well and truly begun, after a mild December we are set for a cold snap, and I think it’s here! Frost protection is now at the top of the garden agenda. Don’t worry if you don’t have a green house or cold frame. There are some simple […]

Plants for Autumn colour

Plants for Autumn colour Aster Cyclamen Amaranthus Balloon flower Fuchsia Dahlia Cosmos Corn flower Dianthus Don’t forget trees- Japanese maple Beech tree Flowering dog wood         Mulching is also a great thing to do for all your plants in autumn to help your plants throught the tough winter to come. Especially if […]

Spotlight on New Spudulica Products Dec 2021

Key fetures of New Spudulica Home and Garden products – Grow Bags https://spudulica.co.uk/product/2-gallon-grow-bags-non-woven-260gsm/ Non-woven black 2 gallon planters Perfect for indoor and outdoor planting Seeds, bulbs, plants Easy to fold and store Easy to Carry, lightweight design – move about the garden or home with ease Medium size perfect for windowsills Reusable, wipe clean and […]

Helping local wildlife in autumn/winter

As the days get darker earlier and the temperature drops drawing the year to a close your garden wildlife might need a little helping hand. Some animals like hedgehogs hibernate, if you see any little ones out and about it might be a good idea to contact a local wildlife charity for advice. Local to […]

Conkers – Who knew? Natures soap!

who knew? They’re natures soap! Those shiny brown game playing seeds are all the rage in autumn. Kids and adults alike scouring the ground for the fallen bounty. You will no doubt find the floor littered with the spiky green husks left after the foragers have left. Conkers are horse chestnut tree seeds and have […]

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, […]

Autumn in the Garden

Autumn Gardens, Its autumn and the days are darker and wetter. There are still some jobs to keep your garden going for the next few months before the winter starts. There are several plants that can keep your garden looking bright and beautiful even as the leaves fall. Asters, cyclamen, Fuchsia, Dahlia, Pansies, Heather all […]

Bog garden

Following on from previous blogs about waterlogging and dealing with too moist areas; its time to celebrate these damp and wet areas by creating a bog garden.  Adding a new bog area will increase local ecosystems and biodiversity. Bog gardens are also great for a transitioning from a pond back to a drier part of […]

Waterlogged Plants

Following on from last weeks blog on waterlogged garden solutions, this week we are focussing on the issues specifically with plants in waterlogged areas of the garden. Plants can become waterlogged in beds and pots. Waterlogging is an excess of water around roots caused by badly draining soil. This can be very damaging for plants […]