July Gardening Advice

The skies are blue, the air is warm, and the birds are singing. Summer has arrived! For the past few months, we’ve been working up to this glorious season: sowing seeds, potting on, and planting out. And now it’s time to reap the rewards. With flowers blooming and crops ready for the picking, gardens and…


June Gardening Advice

It wasn’t that long ago that we were in coats and scarves, coaxing seeds into life from the protection of our greenhouses. But now we’re in June, it’s a very different picture. Gardens are bursting with colour, and fruit and veg are beginning to swell. While it’s good to enjoy the weather and take stock…


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…