Month: May 2020

Why you should top dress your plants with soil conditioner

Top dressing means spreading nutritious organic material on your garden several inches thick, like a mulch. Many people use compost to top dress their plants and vegetable beds. A lot of composts are now being made with green waste. This sounds great, but you have no idea what has gone in to the green waste…

May Gardening Advice

May is an important month in the gardening calendar. It’s the time of the Chelsea Flower Show (online for the first time this year due to Covid-19), where new and established garden designers usually take to the stage to ‘wow’ their audiences and, hopefully, win awards. As a gardener, we get to see what’s in,…