How To Water Garden Plants Throughout The Summer

  • Published on: 6 September 2019
  • By: Office Department

With a bit of luck, the summer might start soon and that means you may have to keep plants well watered throughout any dry period. We have a few ideas on the most effective ways of ensuring your plants don't go thirsty.

Watering cans are the most traditional and simplest way to water but, depending on their size, they may be heavy to handle. Haws Watering Cans are perhaps the best known make and there are plastic and metal ones from 2.25 ltr to 8.8ltr (1/2 gal - 2 gals) capacity.

Top Tips For Buying & Sowing Seeds

  • Published on: 6 September 2019
  • By: Office Department

Most keen gardeners can't wait until spring arrives, bringing with it warmer temperatures. The opportunity to buy and sow seed for the coming season has arrived and here we explain how to do this successfully.

Seeds are the cheapest way to stock your garden and I always find it a satisfying and fascinating experience to watch the seedlings emerge and then grow into substantial plants. 

Buying Seed Packets

When you're buying seeds, check whether they are in date, the packet is in good condition and there's a full set of instructions.

How To Prepare Your Garden For Winter

  • Published on: 6 September 2019
  • By: Office Department

This is our guide on how to prepare your garden for the winter it's about to endure, we'll go over basic measures you can take to prevent any future problems from the dip in temperature.

Fleece and Bubble Wrap

Keep any plants that aren't fully hardy safe from frost damage by using frost protection fleece which is lightweight, strong and easy to cut, it also protects against birds and insects.