Tip of the Month

Monthly Care for Your Garden and Plants

Ant Killer Tactics – How to Get Rid of Ants in the Garden

ant killer tactics
Reading Time: 5 mins

Ants. Love them or hate them, it is undeniable that they are amazing creatures. With large, complex societies, fungus-farming techniques and an empire which almost spans the entire globe, it is a blessing that they are so small and have not yet developed an overwhelming collective intelligence. During the summer months, you may have noticed convoys of ants going to and fro in your garden. Some may have even made…

9 Tips for Gardening with Dogs

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Reading Time: 4 mins

If you’re anything like me, then you love your dog and want to include them in as many of your daily activities as possible. Every dog owner has experienced the joy, frustration, and laughter caused by our four-legged friends who decide to help us complete a task and, in most cases, create even more chaos as a result. This is especially true when gardening with dogs. From trying to escape,…

Generation Rent: 3 Tips for Creating a Moveable Garden

moveable garden
Reading Time: 3 mins

Today, we bring you an external expert to the table to tell us some nifty gardening tricks. Nicky Roeber is the Online Horticultural Expert at Wyevale Garden Centres. Here, he shares his top tips for creating a garden that can be packed up and moved — perfect for green-fingered members of “generation rent”. There are millions of people in the UK who are renting their homes and, if you’re one…

How to Grow a Herb Garden: The Insider’s Guide

how to grow a herb garden
Reading Time: 3 mins

Contents 1. How to Grow a Herb Garden Outdoors 1.1 Planting Location 1.2 Soil 1.3 Watering Herbs 1.4 How to Plant Out Herbs 1.5 How to Harvest Herbs 2. How to Grow a Herb Garden in Pots 3. How to Prune Herbs 4. Herb Garden Pests and Diseases Growing herbs makes your garden look nice and gives you the advantage of spicing up your meals with fresh greens. Creating a…