Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

Choosing the best food for garden birds in winter and helpful tips to help over the colder months on the year

Choosing the best food for garden birds in winter and helpful tips to help over the colder months on the year

Winter is an incredibly challenging time for wildlife as temperatures drop and food becomes significantly harder to find. Birds who would normally consume insects have to find alternative foods while

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Taking cuttings from delphiniums by taking basal cutting

Taking cuttings from delphiniums by taking basal cutting

Delphiniums are a traditional perennial for any cottage garden and add a bit bit of height to your borders and produce some arguably some of the most stunning flowers of

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Growing delphiniums in pots – potting on, watering, feeding and winter protection

Growing delphiniums in pots – potting on, watering, feeding and winter protection

Delphiniums are best planted outside typically seen in larger gardens but that doesn’t mean you can’t grow them in containers. In fact, growing delphiniums in pots are quite easy so

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How to make a wormery on a budget

How to make a wormery on a budget

A wormery is a unit designed to recycle your kitchen scraps. These stand-alone units are home to worms who eat through your kitchen scraps and eventually converted into compost that

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How to set up a wormery to create your own nutrient-rich compost and liquid feed

How to set up a wormery to create your own nutrient-rich compost and liquid feed

One of the best ways to recycle your used kitchen waste is through a wormery.  But what is a wormery? It is a purpose-built container in which a specific type

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Top 5 Best winter plants for hanging baskets

Top 5 Best winter plants for hanging baskets

As the season’s change and your existing summer bedding plants die off, your search begins for the best winter plants to refill your summer hanging baskets with plants that will

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How to grow pumpkins – indoors and outdoors

How to grow pumpkins – indoors and outdoors

Pumpkins are a wonderful thing to grow if you have kids or grandkids coming around often. They are quite easy to cultivate, so long as you have a large swath

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We look at some of the best autumn and winter bedding plants to brighten up your garden on a cold winters day

We look at some of the best autumn and winter bedding plants to brighten up your garden on a cold winters day

As winter weather begins to take its toll and the cold weather weighs on you, rest assured you can add a few autumn and winter bedding plants to brighten your

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How to improve garden soil to provide the best-growing conditions

How to improve garden soil to provide the best-growing conditions

There are many ways that soil can change, and not always for the best. Thankfully there are ways that you can improve your garden soil to ensure it has all

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How to remove a tree stump – 5 top ways from stump busters to chemical tree stump kills

How to remove a tree stump – 5 top ways from stump busters to chemical tree stump kills

When trees fall, or when you have them removed, the stumps often remain. It’s important to remove them to prevent root rot but mostly because of suckering. Suckering is where

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