Gardening by the Moon

Gardening by the Moon In the age-old practice of gardening, there’s a mystical and fascinating method of gardening by the moon. This ancient method, deeply rooted in folklore and agricultural traditions, suggests that the phases of the moon can significantly influence plant growth. The moon affects the tides so some gardeners believe that it can also affect the water on … Read More

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Our RHS Malvern Spring Festival Show Garden Nature’s recovery is at the heart of the Wilder Spaces Show Garden at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2023. ‘Wilder Spaces’ is sponsored by The Wildlife Trusts, led by Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) and its ecological consultancy Future Nature WTC. After our success at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival in … Read More

Bee Friendly Garden Design

Bee friendly garden design ideas

A Natural Bee Friendly Garden Design A bee friendly garden design is not hard to create. According to the national wildlife trust, nature is in crisis. However, if you have a garden, there is much you can do to help the plight of bees. Private gardens cover an area bigger than all of Britain’s nature reserves combined, so they are … Read More

Wildlife Garden Design Ideas

Wildlife Garden Design Ideas for the UK It’s easy to forget how important our gardens are to the country’s overall green space. In fact, private gardens cover more ground than all of Britain’s nature reserves combined! That means they play a vital role in supporting biodiversity – and we can all do our bit to help. Here are some ideas … Read More

Money-Saving Tips for your January Garden

plants sitting on coins

If you enjoy raising plants from seed, you can begin sowing them by the end of this month. Provided they are kept in a sunny, frost-free environment they will get off to a flying start. No matter how long you’ve been gardening, raising your own plants from seed is very satisfying. To get seeds such as tomatoes and tender bedding … Read More

How to Attract Bumblebees in the Garden

a pink flower with a bee on it and some yellow flowers

How to Attract (And Keep) Bumblebees in the Garden Spring is a great time to begin to learn how to attract bumblebees in the garden. Bumblebees are incredible pollinators and can help your plants grow healthy and vibrant flowers. Attracting and keeping bumblebee populations in your garden requires some effort on your part, but it’s well worth the work for … Read More

How to Save Money on Gardening

Ten Tips to Save Money on Gardening It is possible to save money on Gardening and create a gorgeous garden. Traditional gardeners are a thrifty bunch and have an arsenal of practical ways you can use to save money on gardening. 1. My number one tip for saving money in a garden is to make your own compost. Adding compost … Read More

How to Make Compost at Home

composting at home

How to Make Compost at Home –  Easily As the autumn leaves fall, this is the perfect time of year to start a compost heap. This article is to show you how to make compost at home and the reason it is important is because the best gift you can give your garden is to improve the soil.  If you … Read More

Modern Cottage Garden Design

Cottage garden design ideas

How to Design a Modern Cottage Garden Modern cottage garden design is possible to achieve, no matter what the size, shape or age of your house. Here is some inspiration and various ideas on how you can get started, based on our garden design and experience over the last twenty years! First things first – the front entrance Not all … Read More

Alternatives to a box hedge

 Ideas for Alternatives to a Box hedge in the Garden In recent years it has become more common for people to ask for alternatives to a box hedge in their garden. Box (buxus) it is native to southern areas of the uk, thriving on hillsides, in woodland or scrub. The best known wild populations of box are found on Box … Read More