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Making your Growing Media Last

Many gardening books will advise that you replace the growing media in your containers every year. However, if you have ever tried doing this, you’ll agree it isn’t so practical in a small space. It is messy work and can be rather costly. This week, we will discuss how to make your growing media last by making the right choices and reusing it where possible.


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September Gardening Tips

Ahh, September. The time where everyone gets excited to swap bikinis for woolly jumpers, and frappes for pumpkin spice lattes. We’re dusting off our thick fluffy blankets and looking forward to spending our days indoors. But what about the garden? As a landscaper, you will be aware that there is always something to do in the garden. Here, we have our September gardening tips.


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Getting Ready for Autumn Gardening

Autumn is on its way. The evenings are already starting to darken sooner, and winter will be here before you know it. So, what can landscapers and gardeners do to be prepared for their autumn gardening? Here, we have a list of things to make note of before you get to work.


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Creating a Unique Garden using Unusual Plants

Many landscapers may be somewhat wary of using “unusual plants” for their gardening needs. This could be due to the demand, or the fact that they appear to be too difficult for the clients to take care of later one. Though it’s good to tell your clients to look around their neighbourhood for inspiration, their gardens will hardly stand out of they have the same plants as everyone else.


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Garden Composting Tips

Garden composting is a wonderful way to reduce the amount of food waste in the kitchen and kitchen garden. At the same time, it will create a wonderful soil additive that is rich in nourishment for the rest of your garden. By adding compost to the garden, you will be encouraging better health in the soil and shall improve the soil drainage and structure. What’s more, heavy soils will be loosened and plant diseases that thrive in the soil will be kept at bay. By composting your food waste, you will be adding crucial micro-organisms, bacteria and threads of fungi for a more productive and healthy soil.


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August Gardening Tasks

No matter what time of year it is, there is always something you can do in the garden, whether it be pruning, tidying or sowing. Here are our August gardening tasks to keep your green fingers busy!


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Gardening in Wet Weather

England is known for its wet weather, which is why it is something to expect to face when it comes to gardening and landscaping. There is nothing any of us can do to prevent it and it’s something we should all gracefully accept. Without rain, our gardens would not be able to flourish so wonderfully. This is why we should be prepared for gardening in wet weather.


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Designing a Wildflower Rock Garden

A rock garden is a wonderful habitat for a wide range of wildlife. Larger rocks are a perfect spot for butterflies to rest on a warm sunny day, while cracks and crevices can be fantastic homes for other wildlife creatures. Planting a wildflower rock garden is ideal if you want to create a welcoming environment for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects into your garden. This week, we have a selection of wildflower plants that would be fantastic wildflower rock garden choices.


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Creating a Japanese Inspired Garden

History demonstrates that the Japanese honoured a tradition for creating gardens that capture the natural landscape. They take the basic elements of plants, water and stone, and combine it with minimalistic clean lines. This was originally created with the purpose of having a place for peace in times of war and strife.


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Screening Plants

Using screening plants to interrupt views can be wonderful for drawing the eye towards a specific feature. It can also be used for blocking an awful view. Whatever the reason, it is important to take the time to choose the best plants for right purpose.…
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Making your Growing Media Last

Many gardening books will advise that you replace the growing media in your containers every year. However, if you have ever tried doing this, you’ll agree it isn’t so practical in a small space. It is messy work and can be rather costly. This week, we will discuss how to make your growing media last…
read more >>

September Gardening Tips

Ahh, September. The time where everyone gets excited to swap bikinis for woolly jumpers, and frappes for pumpkin spice lattes. We’re dusting off our thick fluffy blankets and looking forward to spending our days indoors. But what about the garden? As a landscaper, you will be aware that there is always something to do in…
read more >>

Getting Ready for Autumn Gardening

Autumn is on its way. The evenings are already starting to darken sooner, and winter will be here before you know it. So, what can landscapers and gardeners do to be prepared for their autumn gardening? Here, we have a list of things to make note of before you get to work.

Creating a Unique Garden using Unusual Plants

Many landscapers may be somewhat wary of using “unusual plants” for their gardening needs. This could be due to the demand, or the fact that they appear to be too difficult for the clients to take care of later one. Though it’s good to tell your clients to look around their neighbourhood for inspiration, their…
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