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How to Create A Pollinator Garden – A Comprehensive Guide

Reading Time: 3 minutes What is a Pollinator-Friendly Garden?  A pollinator-friendly garden is crafted to allure and bolster pollinating insects and animals. These gardens provide essential habitat and resources for pollinators, including food sources such as nectar and pollen, nesting sites, and water sources.  Pollinator-friendly gardens typically feature diverse flowering plants that bloom year-round, ensuring a continuous food supply…

Why Native Plant Gardens Are Gaining Popularity in the UK?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The one gardening trend that has stood out in the last few years is native plant gardening, and it is making the right impact on the environment!  To beginners, native gardening involves cultivating plants indigenous to the local region rather than exotic species.  These non-native species can cause many long-term and short-term impacts on the…

Layering for Impact: Creating Depth and Dimension in Small Garden Spaces

Reading Time: 4 minutes Do you live in an urban space and want to maximise the charm of your home garden? Crafting depth and dimension is essential for transforming small garden spaces into visually captivating indoor sanctuaries. From colour theory to layering for impact, here are a few concepts that will bring outstanding results for your microgarden. Understanding Layering…

Choosing the Right Compost for Your Needs

Reading Time: 4 minutes Choosing the right compost is a lot like picking the perfect seasoning for a gourmet meal. Just as different dishes require specific spices to bring out the intended flavour, different plants and soils need specific composts to thrive. Just as a pinch or too little of a spice can change the taste of a dish,…

Sustainable gardening: 5 tips to grow exquisite summer flowers

Reading Time: 5 minutes There are so many beautiful flowers that can grace your UK garden in the summer. But where do you start? And how do you avoid the ‘fast fashion’ trend of just buying whatever looks good in the garden centre? From summer flowering bulbs to reliable shrubs, check out our suggestions to create a season of…

How to set up a greenhouse for sustainable year-round gardening

Reading Time: 4 minutes How to set up a greenhouse for sustainable year-round gardening Need a guide on greenhouse gardening for newbies? Step this way! If you want homegrown produce no matter the temperature outside, a greenhouse is a smart choice. It’s sometimes hard to know where to start. But from where to put your greenhouse, to how to…

The best lightweight compost for roof gardens

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Looking for the best lightweight compost for roof gardens? Most suitable plants? Lightest pots? Put down that heavy bag and let us help. The best lightweight compost for roof gardens On a hot summer’s day in the city, most people welcome the chance to chill out in the garden. If you’ve an unused roof…

Growing your own indoors

Reading Time: 4 minutes Growing your own indoors Are you looking into growing your own indoors rather than out? It’s so rewarding to bring fresh, home-grown produce to the table. And our tips and hacks will help do this. Even when you don’t have outdoor space! Why grow herbs and vegetables indoors? From the second a plant is harvested,…

What is the best orchard compost?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Orchids have soared in popularity in recent years, especially as beautiful gifts. It used to take seven years to grow an orchid to the point where it blooms. Now it’s just two, making them the perfect plant to pack a colourful punch! Read on for tips and hacks. Types of natural orchid There are around…