Archives : January, 2016

When to pick gooseberries

When to pick gooseberries

If you want to grow a fruit bush you can’t beat planting Gooseberries bushes. The fruit can be used for making pies, jams, sauces and tarts and later, when the

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Pruning Redcurrants

Pruning Redcurrants

How to prune Redcurrants Redcurrant bushes are one of the easiest types of fruit bushes to grow, with a little pruning and care they will produce an abundance of fruit

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Pruning gooseberries

Pruning gooseberries

How to prune gooseberries Gooseberry bushes produce oval fruits which are often red, yellow or green depending on the variety and they taste beautiful either eaten fresh or when used

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Growing Gooseberries

Growing Gooseberries

How to grow gooseberries Gooseberries plants are probably one of the easiest fruit bushes to grow and they produce an abundance of sweet gooseberry fruits over the summer. You can

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Types of hedges, choosing the best hedging plant

Types of hedges, choosing the best hedging plant

With so many hedging plants available it can be a nightmare choosing the correct plant for the right location, but our guide has been designed so that you can first

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12 Amazing Venus fly trap facts

12 Amazing Venus fly trap facts

Venus fly trap facts They have amazed people for generations and they are one of the best known of all the carnivorous flesh-eating plants in the world. They are loved by children

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Venus fly trap flower, why you should cut it off

Venus fly trap flower, why you should cut it off

Should you let your Venus fly trap flower? Venus fly traps are carnivorous fly-eating plants that are native to the east coast of North and South Carolina in the United States.

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How to look after a venus fly trap

How to look after a venus fly trap

There is something about the mysterious ‘Venus fly trap’. It is also known as Dionaea muscipula plant. They are great for children as they just love to watch the carnivorous plant catch insects and

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How long do potatoes take to grow?

How long do potatoes take to grow?

Growing potatoes is often one of the first vegetables that gardeners often try to grow. Will with a little help it can be very fulfilling growing your own potatoes and

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How to grow potatoes in a bag, ideal for smaller gardens

How to grow potatoes in a bag, ideal for smaller gardens

There is nothing better than eating your own home grown potatoes! Gone are the days when you need your own specific patch of garden to be able grow your own. There

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