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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

OCTOBER – Half Term Fun

Autumn Nature Hunt Half term fun with your kids, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends, dogs the list is endless. Lets get out and about in you local area. Keep the kids occupied with an autumn treasure hunt. Its easy to think of the items to find, leaves, seeds, stones, pinecones, twigs, birds, acorns, flowers etc etc […]

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 […]

Garden Autumn/Winter Prep

Now September is well and truly with us its time to prioritise some jobs for the garden; you could leave it to its own devises but doing a bit of preparation ca really help to prepare plants and soil for next growing season. Want to look after your winged garden friends?? Install some bird boxes […]