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 […]

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 […]

Leaf Scorch

This weeks blog will focus on the issue of leaf scorch.  After a spell of unseasonably hot weather recently you may find some of your new or growing plays are suffering to some degree. Leaf scorch can be caused by high temperatures, high winds, low soil moisture and in some cases fungus or bacteria. To […]