Everywhere you go this week and into the weekend you will see signs telling you to buy plants for Mother’s Day. Markets, supermarkets, garden centres and farmer’s markets – they are all displaying wonderful pots of spring bulbs and bunches of fabulous flowers for Mother’s Day gifts.
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Valentine’s Day at the Garden & Home Press Event at the Barbican Exhibition Centre, London, was lively and full of information about products, plants, gardens and gardening people.
If I were writing a letter to a jolly green and yellow gardening Santa this Christmas I would want a few pieces of kit, as well as some garden features that would make my gardening life more attractive and varied. I do have a pond, but it is a tiny apology for a pond. I would like it to be larger and to have wonderful plants in it, such as waterlilies.
Despite the rain we have had over the last few weeks, which has been a relief to many gardeners who have been hit by drought restrictions, it’s essential to maintain garden watering as we go through the summer – particularly pots, hanging baskets and covered vegetables that can dry out quickly.
With the summer season nearly on the doorstep and the garden really coming alive, we have put together some handy hints and tips for keen Bank Holiday gardeners who want to get ready for the summer months ahead. May Bank holiday traditionally symbolises the beginning of the summer period, which brings to life an array of vibrant colours as plants
With Easter almost upon us, and to help you make the most of the holiday, why not have a look at our Top 40 essential Easter hints and tips, which we have put together to give you some spring inspired ideas in and out of the garden. The Easter weekend is the perfect time for you to spend quality time in
It was green fingers of a different kind for us on Tuesday as we helped to support our nominated charity Greenfingers on its inaugural Garden Re-Leaf fundraising day. Greenfingers help terminally ill children and their families by building gardens in hospices across the UK. This is a charity close to our hearts and along with fundraising activities throughout the year;
We asked our Facebook friends the best ideas for saving water, and this is a selection of their best ideas combined with ours : Remember if you are going to water, water early in the morning or, even better last thing at night. You lose a lot less water to evaporation that way and the water gets a chance to really seep
Yesterday the UK gardener woke up to the prospect of hose pipe restrictions in the South and South East. Ever since hose pipe restrictions were introduced into the UK (the first one was in the interwar period), they have meant widespread restrictions on using a hosepipe to water the garden and other non-recreational uses. But this year is different.
The build-up to the gardening season is well and truly warming up for us following the Garden Press Event at the Royal Horticultural Centre in London. The Hozelock stand looked amazing and the team were particularly excited to be launching our brand new range of Hozelock products to over 200 gardening experts and writers. You will be seeing a lot