Archives : May, 2019

Growing hydrangeas in pots

Growing hydrangeas in pots

Growing hydrangeas in pots are relatively simple. In order to grow your hydrangeas in a pot you need to make sure that the soil contained in the pot or container

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When do you prune hydrangeas

When do you prune hydrangeas

If you have hydrangeas, you need to be careful about when you prune because different varieties bloom on new wood and others on old wood. Generally, you prune Bigleaf or

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How to change the colour of hydrangeas

How to change the colour of hydrangeas

If you have hydrangeas in your garden, you know that they produce beautiful flowers. Regardless of the variety you are sure to get large blooms that take on many different

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Top 10 Best Ground Cover Plants – Shrubs & Perennials

Top 10 Best Ground Cover Plants – Shrubs & Perennials

If you have a large area of the garden to cover or are simply looking for plants to fill in some gaps between larger plants, it’s important to find the

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Growing Heuchera – planting & care guide

Growing Heuchera – planting & care guide

Heuchera, also known as Coral bells are a traditional foliage plant but today brings with it many different varieties which come in the most amazing colours of any plants. Heuchera

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Growing Lupins – planting, taking basil cutting and care guide

Growing Lupins – planting, taking basil cutting and care guide

Lupin flowers are some of the most breathtaking of colours. They have stiff, erect spikes from which flowers are produced and the fan-shaped foliage emerges horizontally. The flowers are very

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Top 10 shrubs for clay soil – Our favourite picks

Top 10 shrubs for clay soil – Our favourite picks

Did you know there are many shrubs that thrive in clay soil but by improving clay soil just a little, you will have many more plants to choose from If

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Growing Sweet peas – Indoors & outdoors

Growing Sweet peas – Indoors & outdoors

Sweet peas are, as their name suggests, very sweet not only in production but in fragrance, however, it’s the annual varieties that are known for their amazing scent but you

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When to prune apple trees – Tips for easy pruning

When to prune apple trees – Tips for easy pruning

Apple trees should be pruned yearly, each winter when the tree has dropped all of its leaves for the winter, usually November to early March. You want to remove around

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How to prevent weeds from growing

How to prevent weeds from growing

A handful of tips to control the weeds in your garden before they become a problem Effective weed control is paramount to a proper garden and preventing weeds is much

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