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 […]

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 […]

December – in the garden – 2020

December, Finally, we have reached the last month of the year. In some months it has seemed to go on for ages but in other ways its gone by in a flash. While we have been going through emotional rollercoaster that has been 20202 our gardens have remained a constant. An oasis of calm when […]

Autumn 2020

AUTUMN IS COMING I know it seems we are only just getting to grips with this year, but the months have slid past with surprising pace. Yes, October is nearly here so the season continue. Autumn is coming so let us keep up in the garden. It a time of uncertainty yet again but getting […]

New Year – January Jobs

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome to 2020, a new year full of possibilities, plans and projects. Personally, I can’t wait to get back outside and keep the garden in gear ready for spring. Yes, we are about to come into the coldest part of the year (even though up to now its been mild) and most […]

Potted Plants- Winter Prep

Potted plants in Winter For those of us with a multitude of potted plants in our gardens we need to plan for winter. It is a tricky time of year with the extra rainfall and the possible risk of frost and freezing temperatures. Outdoor pots can be become waterlogged with the extra rain we experience […]

Winter Wildlife – What can you do at home?

Winter Wildlife in the garden Cold weather, freezing rain, coupled with shorter days and longer nights make winter a hard season for wildlife. In your urban garden you can help local wildlife, a few quick actions can help birds, hedgehogs, butterflies and insects. Ready for a new spring season for these creatures to help your […]

Autumn – Garden Jobs

Autumn – Garden Jobs Why not do some autumn jobs that will pay off for the rest of the year Ways to re-use and recycle through autumn and winter for the new seasons to come.     Your garden will thank you! Hugel beds A Hugel bed is a great way to create fertiliser and […]

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 […]