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30/06/2022

Gardening in July…..

Transplant your winter/spring flowering seedlings into modular seed trays, or growing on pots to keep them tidy and healthy. Dead-head bedding plants, shrubs (especially roses) and perennials to encourage further flowering. Use a spray of potassium bicarbonate on roses to control rust, black spot or mildew if you notice any symptoms. Sow Alyssum Saxatile ‘Golden Queen’, Campanula seeds, Coreopsis ‘Mardi Gras’, Delphinium ‘ magic fountains Mix and Pyrethrum seeds this month. Sow biennial foxglove seeds and Sweet William ‘Perfume Mix’ for planting out in autumn. Apply liquid feed to perennial plants now to encourage a... Read More

25/06/2022

Gardening Jobs To Do Now…..

5 Gardening Jobs to do now…. 1. Continue to feed and water pots “As well as an immediate benefit, feeding and watering pots around this time will mean you can enjoy extended flowering well into the autumn. “People tend to neglect their pots around this time of year or assume that, when it begins to rain more as we head toward autumn, their potted plants are automatically watered. However, the water tends to just run off. “A good soak, at least once a week, is better than a dribble every... Read More

22/06/2022

10 easy gardening jobs to prepare for autumn

1. Continue to feed and water pots “As well as an immediate benefit, feeding and watering pots around this time will mean you can enjoy extended flowering well into the autumn. “People tend to neglect their pots around this time of year or assume that, when it begins to rain more as we head toward autumn, their potted plants are automatically watered. However, the water tends to just run off. “A good soak, at least once a week, is better than a dribble every day.” 2. Tidy up perennials “Tidying up perennials... Read More

28/05/2022

School Gardening….

Thinking of starting a School Gardening Club or already have one? These Raised Beds can be ideal for school projects, check them ALL out and purchase direct from our website at www.garden-shopping.co.uk

20/05/2022

SUMMERS COMING…..

Summer’s on its way…..As bulbs fade and herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. Sowing and planting out bedding can begin, depending on regional weather variations, and you can take softwood cuttings. It’s also time to get back into the lawn mowing regime, as the lawn will be loving the warmer temperatures this month brings. For lots of Great Gardening Products visit our website at www.garden-shopping.co.uk and get FREE UK DELIVERY on most products.

30/04/2022

Garden Seating.

Why not tidy and refresh your garden this summer with some new garden seating. Lots of designs to choose from to create a natural and modern look to your garden. Ideal for relaxing or BBQ times with friends…..

Hazel / Willow Screening for the garden.

Hazel or Willow Screening perfect for providing shade or wind breaker, can be used to hide an unsightly wall or fence giving the garden a more natural look. Willow Screening can be attached to your wall or fence and adds height and style and is suitable in all weather conditions.  Willow screening, perfect for fences/walls Willow Screening, to provide privacy / create a natural space and environment / stop items going through existing fence lines. Features Versatile design will make for an attractive screen or fence for the garden Ideal... Read More

03/04/2022

Spring is upon us….

A couple weeks prior to planting anything is the time to get your garden beds ready for the year of growth to come. Early spring is ideal timing to add soil nutrients, ensure the soil isn’t compacted, and remove any stray weeds. Start preparing vegetable plots and borders, dig over last years soil and replace with fresh Top Soil and/or Compost to give the soil a boost in nutrients to kick start your growing season. Whether you are growing Vegetables or Flowers the Soil needs replenishing at the start of Spring... Read More