Winter Pansies – Early planting means more flowers

Winter Flowering Pansies, early planting means more flowers throughout the winter & into spring. In September & early October our soil & compost is warm & also warmed by the early autumn sunshine but from mid October on wards we can't rely on the suns...
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Spring is natures way of saying “let’s party” – Robin Williams

Spring is a time of new growth & fresh beginnings. Spring flowers bulbs such as Snowdrops, Crocus, Daffodils & Tulips are the natural way to lift your garden & yourself out of the winter blues. Spring is natures way of saying "let's party" - Robin Williams...
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Your own New Potatoes for Christmas?

Late Planting or Christmas potatoes as they are commonly known are planted late-June or July to produce that “new potato” taste late in the season.

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Summer Roses

More Summer Roses?

Summer roses are still one of the most popular garden plants in the UK. gone are the days, for most of us, of long beds of the same variety of roses & with the introduction of new varieties including the great English Roses from David Austin roses are more often...
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The expert team is lead by Neil Grant who is also BBC Radio Sheffield  garden expert.  In our daily team we always have the expertise here to answer your questions and give advice. Listen to Neil every Sunday morning from 9 on BBC Radio Sheffield. 

More Summer Roses?

Summer roses are still one of the most popular garden plants in the UK. gone are the days, for most of us, of long beds of the same variety of roses & with the introduction of new varieties including the great English Roses from David Austin roses are more often...

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What to plant now – mid summer

Mid summer : The beauty of mid summer is that you can almost plant anything in your garden now as long as you can water enough & regularly, like daily. The range of colourful plants, especially Hardy Perennials (as we call them) or sometimes known as cottage...

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Successful Patio Gardening – Summer

A summer patio, terrace or deck overflowing with summer flowers is loved by everyone. All too often the lovely fresh & strong growing plants run out of steam, may become insect ridden & diseased leading to disappointment. The same rules for healthy plants...

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