October Garden Guide: Nurture your garden for a vibrant spring

Our October garden guide is sharing tasks that can be carried out this month. The images shows the evening sun bursting through a perennial flower border

Get ready to transform your garden into a vibrant spring paradise with our essential October gardening tasks. From sowing seeds and dividing perennials to planting bulbs and nurturing lawns, our informative blog provides valuable insights and expert tips for gardeners of all levels. Discover how to propagate sweet peas, care for ponds, and more. Unleash your green thumb and create a breath taking garden. Don’t miss out on the secrets to a flourishing garden next spring—click here to read the full blog and get inspired! Happy gardening!

Lawn Care for October: The Garden Guide:

Our October garden guide can help you Choose the correct seed mix for your lawn is important. The image shows a close up of fresh, lush grass blades.

Explore comprehensive October lawn care tips, from sowing grass seed to effective maintenance and essential treatments. Learn how to strengthen roots, prevent weed growth, and address compaction issues. Discover the benefits of scarification and the convenience of DIY methods.

Why a Garden Consultation is Essential

Why a garden consultation is essential to create your dream garden. This image shows Kristian receiving an Neighbourhood Award for the work she did at the Severn Hospice gardens in Shrewsbury.

Are you tired of looking at your lacklustre garden and dreaming of a lush oasis that you can enjoy? Do you want to create an outdoor space that not only looks stunning but also functions correctly? If you answered yes, then a garden consultation is the perfect solution for you! In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of a garden consultation and how it can help you achieve your dream garden. From identifying a clear direction to offering sound advice and empowering you to move forward with confidence, a garden consultation is an essential first step towards creating a beautiful and functional outdoor space. So why not take the first step towards your dream garden and read on?

Ideas for a North Facing Garden

Ideas for a North facing garden need not be bland, plain or boring. In this image we see a combination of a striking bold planting scheme of Aconitum's, Aruncus and Hellebores. The bold foliage of the hellebore, the white plumes of the Aruncus and the strong blue flower spikes of the Aconitum.

Most beginner gardener shudder at the thought of creating an interesting border in the shade. We do not see enough examples to enable gardeners to raise their confidence when growing plants in the shade. This article will give you ideas to lift your confidence and bring you joy!

North Facing Garden Checklist

A north facing garden is a challenge but with the right plants it can be a joy. This images shows a north facing terraced garden with lush green plants and a seating area.

Are you struggling to make the most of your North facing aspect? Do you want to bring your garden back to life and love it again? The garden ideas that are featured in this article are there to help you take your garden to the next level. Using this checklist will save you time and money.

Composting horse manure

Composting horse manure is a great opportunity for horse owners to recycle the stable waste. The image shows a chestnut horse in a field

Have you wondered if you can use horse manure in your compost or as a mulch? In this article we take a look at the best options when it comes to horse manure.

South Facing Garden Ideas

South Facing garden ideas are often successful when you use plants that can tolerate the heat and dry conditions. The images shows a south facing Mediterranean planting theme or iris and grasses.

Discover the beauty of South facing gardens and unlock their full potential with our expert tips and ideas. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a beginner, we’ll explore the best plants and features to transform your sunny space. Learn about sun-loving Mediterranean plants, drought-tolerant favourites, and how to create a vibrant garden that thrives. Find out how to add shade and harness the power of the sun with solar technology. Unleash your creativity with shadows, garden sculptures, and trellis screens to add a captivating dimension to your garden. Start revitalizing your South facing garden today!

South Facing Garden Checklist

The south facing garden checklist starts with the image of a south facing garden. In this image there are roses and containers surrounding a gravel circle. It is a clear blue sky.

Why are my plants suffering in my sunny garden? I thought most plants liked the sun? Some do and some don’t, but it is knowing how to choose the right ones. The checklist is here to help you make the right choices for your location and garden style.

What I Wish I Knew About Composting

What I wish I knew about composting would have speeded up my successes. The images shows a handful of rich friable compost.

Often my clients are making some attempts to create their own compost. Then it is used to mulch their garden borders. Most need to tweak or even start all over again. This article has been written to help the gardener start off on the right tracks to composting.

Composting for the Beginner Gardener

The image shows a shovel full of compost ready for the garden borders. Nuturing the soil this way creates strong, healthy roots which makes strong healthy plants.

As a beginner gardener composting can seem a daunting prospect. Yet, most experienced gardeners will make compost to mulch their own borders. Here is a beginners guide to composting.