A new year and a new beginning to another gardening season!
Those of us fortunate enough to have a garden during the Covid period have been so lucky over the last couple of years, enjoying physical and mental exercise and probably gaining a lot of knowledge in the process!
November is a good time for contemplation. Take a good luck at your lawns. Happy with them? If not, look at an action plan for next year in terms of what needs doing and when.
There are some good companies operating nationally who will come and renovate your lawn and carry out all maintenance leaving you to do just the mowing to do!
We’ve got some great tips on how you can celebrate 31 October by creating a spooktacular Halloween garden, complete with a perfectly carved pumpkin!
Lawns – so it’s a busy time on your lawn in October, but here’s a tip to make life easier! For those final mowings of the season, use the mower to shred the leaves and add organic humus to the lawn – it saves you the problem of sweeping them up!
Autumn is with us and let’s hope the good weather continues, to raise our spirits and shorten the winter!
Remove the last fading blooms from roses and cut back taller stems by half to prevent winter ‘wind rock’ from loosening the plants roots.
The gardening year gallops on at speed and what a strange summer it’s been! In spring it was cold with light levels low, so much so that it was difficult to get things growing. Then suddenly it turned hot with real downpours of rain and it was a job to keep up with everything!
Let’s take a look at what we need to be doing in September!
It’s a good idea to turn compost heaps regularly to aerate the content and improve the breakdown of fibrous material.
August has arrived, it is high summer and yet again we feel blessed if we are fortunate enough to have a garden! Right now, plants are flowering in abundance and the vegetable plot is in full production of tasty, healthy produce. So, let’s have a look at what we need to do to keep our garden looking fantastic!