Gardens In January – 2022

January 2022 Happy New year! So, January is not the best gardening month, but it is a good time to prep for the rest of the year. 2022 has started (maybe not how we wanted) but it’s the time to investigate January jobs for the garden. Firstly, the weather is forecast to be horrible so […]

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 […]

Autumn Hunt with the Kids

Why not get those wellies on and go for a weekend or evening scavenger hunt with the kids? Grandkids? Or even big kids! You could have a competition who sees all the items first? Or split up the hunt so that everybody has something to look for. In autumn there is so much to see […]

December – in doors

Do not forget your indoor plants this December. Yes, the year is ending, and you have got your outdoor plants sorted. Let us take a look at our indoor ones. Indoor plants will also be going dormant in the winter, make sure you limit the watering. Keeping up with your usual watering schedule may lead […]

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 […]

Winter Hanging Baskets

Winter Hanging Baskets These small and eye-catching displays can be used in all type’s outdoor spaces, especially those short on space. They can also introduce colour and planting to other parts of your home. Hanging baskets can also be used all year round; not just as a riot of colour in the summer months. In […]

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 […]