Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

Bougainvillea plants, how to grow this stunning plant

Bougainvillea plants, how to grow this stunning plant

Bougainvillea Plants These beautiful plants are an evergreen climber that produce vibrant red, purple or pink bracts. These are usually produced from early Summer through to Autumn. The fabulous flowers can sometimes

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Bird of Paradise plant – How to grow this tropical plant

Bird of Paradise plant – How to grow this tropical plant

Bird of Paradise Plant – A stunning exotic plant The Bird of Paradise (Stelitzia reginae) is a tropical, exotic looking plant that is also known as a crane flower. In the UK

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Planting bare root roses

Planting bare root roses

Bare root rose planting guide Roses are one of the most beautiful of garden plants and with hundreds of varieties and wonderful, exotic colours to choose from it is easy to see

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Types of Christmas Tree & How To Choose The Right Type

Types of Christmas Tree & How To Choose The Right Type

Types of  Christmas treesIts long been English tradition for the whole family to wrap up warm with your scarf and gloves and make the yearly trip to your local garden centre

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7 of The Best White Christmas Trees For 2017

7 of The Best White Christmas Trees For 2017

There is nothing more exciting than when the magic of Christmas comes around and we all look to find the most beautiful Christmas tree to decorate or perhaps you like the

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7 Cat Repellent Plants That Actually Deter Cats From Your Garden

7 Cat Repellent Plants That Actually Deter Cats From Your Garden

Cat repellent plants, do they work? Cats can become a little bit of a problem in gardens as they use your beds and borders as there own personal toilet as

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Best 5 Ways To Stop Cats Pooping In Your Garden

Best 5 Ways To Stop Cats Pooping In Your Garden

Its been asked time and time again, “how do you stop the local cats from pooping in your garden?”, We can all picture the scene, you go out into your

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Pruning Clematis, Pruning Groups and How to Plant

Pruning Clematis, Pruning Groups and How to Plant

Planting your Clematis This clematis planting guide is designed for planting clematis grown in 2 litre pots or larger. Where to start First of all, you will need to dig

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100+ Plants For Shade Including Shrubs, Perennials, Bulbs & Ferns

100+ Plants For Shade Including Shrubs, Perennials, Bulbs & Ferns

There’s not many gardens that don’t have a gloomy spot that seem impossible to grow plants in, but if you no what to plant then gloomy areas can become inspiring

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20+ Winter Flowering Plants For Pots and Flower Beds

20+ Winter Flowering Plants For Pots and Flower Beds

Does your garden start looking bare as the cold winter months draw in as many of your plants and shrubs go into dormancy or die back for the winter. In winter a garden full of

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