Welcome to pyracantha.co.uk, with over 20 years of experience being a professional gardener and nurseryman! I started this website as an outlet for my knowledge on gardening while also providing reviews about the products that I use in order to help others along their journey into gardening too! It has since grown from just me sharing information online-over 1 million people visit every year who learn about the latest garden trends, product opinions, and helpful tips.

John Moore

Professional Gardener & Founder


6 Best Wheelie Bin Storage Ideas with Reviews
Garden Wheelie Bins Storage Solutions Practicality and usefulness notwithstanding, wheelie bins are not the most attractive of garden furniture. As[...]
4 Best Robot Lawn Mowers for Large Gardens – Just Relax
Replace the haphazardness of your kids cutting the lawn with the regular schedule of a robotic mower. Once you’ve taken[...]
5 Strongest Weedkillers – Kills Everything & Professional Grade
Do you have weeds growing in your garden despite having treated them with every domestic weedkiller on the market? Maybe[...]
Best Lawn and Garden Sprinklers – 5 Top Models For 2021
There are also many benefits related to the installation of sprinklers, such as they can save time and water, they[...]


How To Extend An Existing Lawn – Step by Step
Just recently, I decided I wanted to make one of my flower beds narrower and increase the size of my[...]
When and how to prune Sorbaria (False spirea)
Sorbaria is one of my favourite shrubs but the variety I fell in love with was the more compact and smaller[...]
How to collect poppy seeds and what to do with poppies after flowering
Poppies are one of my favourite plants, both the perennial oriental poppies and the Papaver somniferum varieties which are annuals.[...]
How do you stop flies coming into the house and conservatory?
You need not be plagued with flies coming into your home. You can intercept them on the way in, trap[...]
How to sow winter pansies – Step by step
Winter pansies are one of my favourite plants for providing some autumn and winter colour when not much else is[...]
How to secure a greenhouse to a patio or concrete base
Just recently, I purchased a new greenhouse, nothing too fancy, just an aluminium 4 x 6ft polycarbonate greenhouse by Palram.[...]
How to install a wall-mounted hose reel – step by step
The thing with hose pipes is they can get in the way, one way around this is by installing a[...]
Should you buy a mini grow house, my review and how to put one together
I have always grown plants in what many gardeners would call a real greenhouse or polytunnel and being brought up[...]


Top 6 Best Cordless Strimmers and Reviews For 2021
It's time to lose that power cord or noisy petrol engine and consider a low maintenance cordless strimmer. We compare[...]


Bosch PWB 600 Portable Work Bench Review
I'm fairly handy when it comes to DIY, I've renovated two houses over the last few years and I mean[...]

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