April's POTM

on Thursday, 19 March 2015. Posted in Blog

April's POTM
April's POTM is the rhododendron, coming into full and spectacular flower from this month onwards.

Stock Up On Seeds

on Friday, 13 February 2015. Posted in Blog

Stock Up On Seeds
Stock up on seeds for next winter's crop now as some need almost a year to grow to full size.

Tasks for February

on Sunday, 01 February 2015. Posted in Blog

Tasks for February
There are enough bright sunshiny days to get outside to admire the spring bulbs and put the first seeds in.

Trim Creepers

on Friday, 30 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Trim Creepers
Get your creepers under control before they invade your house and treat them to a haircut.

Heated Propagator

on Wednesday, 14 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Heated Propagator
Invest in a heated propagator and you'll transform your seed-sowing life this spring.

January's POTM

on Friday, 02 January 2015. Posted in Blog

January's POTM
January's plant of the month is the hellebore, always a welcome sight in early spring.

Home-Grown Wreath

on Friday, 12 December 2014. Posted in Blog

Home-Grown Wreath
Make a home-grown Christmas wreath from material picked.

Test Soil Before Sowing

on Thursday, 19 March 2015. Posted in Blog

Test Soil Before Sowing
Every spring is different, and the date on the calendar isn't a reliable indication of the weather outside.

February's POTM

on Sunday, 01 February 2015. Posted in Blog

February's POTM
Ericas are the largest group, with a very long flowering period from November until May.

Celebrate the New Year!

on Friday, 30 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Celebrate the New Year!
Celebrate the New Year in style with some inspiration and a brisk, cold-weather walk.

Sow Chillies Now

on Tuesday, 27 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Sow Chillies Now
Sow chillies now to turn up the heat in the garden this year to the max.

Give Tools Some TLC

on Tuesday, 13 January 2015. Posted in Blog

Give Tools Some TLC
Plan your crop rotation for this year, working out where you'll be growing what in the vegetable garden.

Get Seed Beds Ready

on Tuesday, 23 December 2014. Posted in Blog

Get Seed Beds Ready
Get seed beds ready for sowing in plenty of time and you'll steal a march on the season.

Harvest Potatoes

on Tuesday, 09 December 2014. Posted in Blog

Harvest Potatoes
Harvest container-grown potatoes just in time for Christmas Day.
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