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31 Jul

Learn How to Plant Out Autumn Containers by Watching Our YouTube Video!

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Planting containers will give your garden a boost of colour this autumn. Containers are brilliant for saving space and adding an extra dimension to your displays. They can be easily moved to give your garden some variation throughout the year and they’re perfect for balconies or patios. We have lots of plants ideal for containers, [...]

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Published Date: 31 Jul 2012
Category: Autumn Bedding, Gardening Advice
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26 Jul

What We Love About July!

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As summer draws to a close replace your fading flowers with some winter colour! We have a fantastic range of winter flowering plants on offer, from bedding plants to perennials and shrubs, we have something for every garden. Our favourite part of July is seeing Plug Plants flourishing in our nurseries, ready to be sent out to you!  Our [...]

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Published Date: 26 Jul 2012
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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21 Jul

How to Create a Scented Garden!

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Scent is fundamental to both a beautiful garden and our own well being. Creating a scented garden will create a haven of scents for you and the local wildlife. It’s not an accident that flowers are so attractive and have a distinctive scent, they are formed that way to attract wildlife for their survival. Bright purple is [...]

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Published Date: 21 Jul 2012
Category: Garden Ideas, Gardening Advice
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17 Jul

All You Need to Know About Autumn Pansies!

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With summer coming to an end and autumn looming  don’t lose your summer colour, look instead towards our wide collection of pansies to fill your garden with their colourful faces all winter! These surprisingly hardy plants are great for filling gaps in your borders, trailing in hanging baskets or brightening up your patio. This year we have [...]

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Published Date: 17 Jul 2012
Category: Autumn Bedding
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11 Jul

How to Control Pests Organically!

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We are reaching the middle of summer, a time where pests thrive in the warm weather and start feeding from your new blooms! Your first instinct might be to use a strong pesticide, but there are plenty of organic alternatives that work just as well. Its important in every garden to have a balance between [...]

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Published Date: 11 Jul 2012
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06 Jul

Tempted to Try Plug Plants this Autumn? Learn how to pot them on in our YouTube video!

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Don’t loose summer colour to the harsh winter weather this year, try our autumn Plug Plants. Plug Plants are grown in individual cells and measure approximately 4-8cm in height, from the root of the plant to the top of the stem. Plug Plants are ideal for the gardener who has a greenhouse, conservatory or similar [...]

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Published Date: 06 Jul 2012
Category: Autumn Bedding
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05 Jul

July Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain!

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Tidying your garden: Dead head bedding plants and perennials to encourage and prolong flowering. Cut back and feed Delphiniums and Geraniums to encourage a second flowering period. Dead head bedding plants and perennials to encourage and prolong flowering Make sure tall perennials such as Lupins and Delphiniums are staked up and tie in climbers such [...]

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Published Date: 05 Jul 2012
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03 Jul

July Garden – Sowing & Planting!

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July – a hot and dry month can put a lot of stress on your garden, made worse by the hosepipe ban. If you have any grey water and collected rain water, use it to give your plants a drink. Baskets can suffer in hot weather too and die if not watered regularly. This month enjoy [...]

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Published Date: 03 Jul 2012
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02 Jul

What Wildlife to Expect in July!

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During July you’ll notice the familiar summer sight of butterflies, bees and moths in your garden. Plant nectar-rich plants to encourage more into your garden than ever before. Plant nicotiana, night-scented stocks and evening primroses to attract more wildlife both during the day and in the evening. Like last month, you are likely to see [...]

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Published Date: 02 Jul 2012
Category: Wildlife
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