How Young Plants Can Survive the Early Spring Heat

The early winter months of 2018 feel like they lasted a lifetime but finally, here we are in the dawn of spring. We can imagine many gardeners have already planted out their flowers, fruits and vegetables with great joy, after the unexpected snow and frost in late march which dragged out the winter season. So…

The Ultimate Do’s & Don’ts Guide For Ponds

Pond keeping can be a mind field when it comes to knowing what you can and can’t do to achieve algae free, crystal clear water. One ‘expert’ will tell you to do this, another ‘expert’ will tell you to do that and suddenly it all becomes a very confusing, tangled web of conflicting information. We…

The Simplest Way to Protect Your Plants from Heat

Physical Plant Protection Is Past Its Prime British weather is some of the most changeable in the world. While we don’t have a lot of ‘extreme’ weather, it’s nearly impossible to accurately predict, which can make life very difficult for gardeners. That’s why we have so many physical methods of protecting our plants. Plant blankets…

Should I Keep Aquatic Plants?

There is a split between pond owners as to whether to have plants or not. Aquatic plants can be a great aesthetic addition to your pond, as well as providing several health benefits to the water and fish. They offer shade, compete with algae, remove harmful nitrogen and give back useful oxygen into the pond….

How To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

To save you wondering what to do in your garden this winter, we’ve compiled some advice that will help you get your garden ready for spring. Gardening isn’t just for the summer time; there’s a lot you can be doing while the nights are short and the air is cold.   Create a space for…

How To Extend The Life Of Your Hanging Baskets And Other Flowers

September is a funny time for gardeners. A lot of your time will be spent preparing for next season; treating the garden, planting evergreens, trimming conifers. A lot of jobs that won’t let you reap the rewards for another 8-9 months. But don’t worry. The season isn’t quite over yet and we’ve got a product…