Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

How to grow succulents in pots and containers

How to grow succulents in pots and containers

Succulents are outstanding container-grown plants. With their fleshy leaves, tolerance for drought, and an endless array of shapes/colours they offer something for everyone. What’s more, many succulents thrive indoors in

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How to grow succulents – the beginner’s guide

How to grow succulents – the beginner’s guide

Succulents offer a unique addition to any garden or home with fleshy, bright green leaves and a unique texture that no other plant affords. That said there are literally thousands

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Best succulents for beginners – Our top 8 picks for those new to growing succulents

Best succulents for beginners – Our top 8 picks for those new to growing succulents

Whether you are looking for the best succulent for yourself or you are trying to get a gift for a beginner gardener, it’s always great to choose an easy plant,

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How to grow succulents from cuttings

How to grow succulents from cuttings

If you have stunning succulents already growing in your home or your garden, you might be interested in making more plants from the ones you already have rather than going

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Overwintering succulents – the beginners guide to keep them looking amazing

Overwintering succulents – the beginners guide to keep them looking amazing

If you are growing succulents it’s important to protect them during the winter. Most succulents are very strong plants, especially those sold as rockery plants and many can be grown

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Growing succulents from seeds

Growing succulents from seeds

There are over 2,000 species of succulents so if you can’t find the ones you want from your local garden centre or nursery, consider growing from seeds as there are

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10+ Vegetables to plant in winter (Autumn ideally)

10+ Vegetables to plant in winter (Autumn ideally)

In the winter, most people assume that nothing is growing, plants are dormant, and the hard work that goes into cultivating vegetables is over. But that is not the case.

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Planting gladiolus bulbs in pots

Planting gladiolus bulbs in pots

Gladioli are stunning flowers you can grow from a bulb. They can get very tall, up to two meters in some cases which leads many people to question whether you

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How and when to plant gladioli bulbs

How and when to plant gladioli bulbs

Gladiolus is a stunning perennial well-known for the tall flower spikes. It gives off a classic look to any garden.  What’s more, when you grow gladiolus you can, of course,

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Top 8 lawn care tips for a greener and more vigorous lawn

Top 8 lawn care tips for a greener and more vigorous lawn

A lush, stunningly manicured lawn is the envy of every homeowner. But with a few tips, you can maintain your lawn to the same success rate as even the most

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