RainCatcher Tanks 200L/750L – Highlighting Key features

What is RainCatcher? RainCatcher is a UK based company who manufacture (in the UK) their own rain collection tanks and accessories. These items can be used for many projects both commercial and domestic. What RainCatcher tanks are avaliable? We stock the 200L wall mounted and the 750L floor standing water collection tanks at spudulica home […]

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 to get your garden summer ready – 2022

Lets get your garden summer ready – Summer is about to begin and we all want to spend more time outdoors, why not follow our simple hints and tips to make the most of your outdoor spaces this summer. How do I get my garden ready for plants? Make sure your prepare the area you […]

August Garden jobs

Its August already……….. Those hot summer days have turned stormy of late but the season still progresses. Let’s keep up with those August Garden jobs, before we know it we will be prepping for winter. 1.Deadhead flowers to keep flowering plants looking their best. 2.Keep watering – rainwater is best if you can collect it […]

Protecting Pots in Summer

Keeping your pots cool in the summer. Just a few tips for those of us who have smaller gardens/ yards full of pots. We need to keep an eye on our potted plants in this heat wave (well its expected back). Consider the pots you have, its better to buy lighter coloured ones e.g., terracotta […]

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 […]

Hot weather garden tips

Invest in some shade cloth or trellis – create shade for large pots to keep them out of the sun in hottest part of the day. Protect new plants – cover or move pots to a shaded area to prevent sun scorch. Keep pots cool again move pots to a cooler area. Mulch borders and […]

Make your own bee house –

Why not add another place in the garden to help your local bee population? Why not make a bee house? It is easy to do maybe get the kids invloved. Find a suitable casing with an open end. A recycled 2l bottle would work with the top and end cut off. Just cut a section […]

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 […]