Imagine if you can have a fresh green salad in February or some juicy red tomatoes in November. Sounds like a dream doesn’t it? Maybe you’ve heard of it. Maybe you’ve seen it. Maybe… it’s cold frame gardening. Yes. All of this can happen in your very own garden. And you don’t even need a […]
Tip of the Month
Monthly Care for Your Garden and Plants
To help you out with early spring gardening, here is a list of a few gardening tips you can use to ease your workload.
With Halloween behind us, Christmas is fast approaching and many businesses have already started putting up their holiday decorations. It is at this time that countless people throughout the country are faced with an annual dilemma, to buy a real Christmas tree or an artificial one. While either option can be found on both the […]
As the country begins taking stock of the damage caused by hurricane Ophelia and works to restore power to much of Scotland and Northern England, gardeners throughout the country are lamenting the destruction of their gardens. It may seem strange to worry about a ruined garden while there are people living without electricity, but many […]
The humble and cunning fox (Vulpes vulpes) is a common sight in towns, cities, and gardens throughout the UK. Sadly, many have come to view foxes as dangerous animals whose only thought is to kill. While it is important to keep in mind that wild animals can be dangerous, foxes are generally quite docile. They will avoid confrontations unless provoked, threatened, or cornered. But that doesn’t mean that they can be treated like our other domesticated four-legged friends. Despite there being a seemingly unending stream of fox horror stories they actually do very little damage to our gardens. There may be signs of some digging, a pungent smell, and a bin on its side with trash spread across the lawn. In most cases though, foxes will run from people and household pets instead of savagely attacking. Even garden pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs are safe as long as the hutch is well-built and secured. Foxes may be cunning, but they also know when to give up if the effort outweighs the reward.