Interest in growing herbs has increased sharply over the last few years, many are used in cooking and others have valuable medicinal qualities. Nathan James Dodd gives you advice on what herbs to choose and how to grow them.
We are continually 'growing' our range and the latest additions are a new range of straight chemicals and fertilizers from the Scotts Miracle Gro company.
Introduced at GLEE - The Garden Leisure Show 2012 in new style packaging. This includes a sealed plastic interior housed in a traditional cardboard box.
Bright and colourful these boxes will appeal to traditional and young gardeners alike and will definitely stand out on the shelves in shops too.
Some of the favourites include Bone Meal, Growmore and also Fish Blood and Bone. More specialist products are also included like Superphosphate, Sulphate of Ammonia and Magnessium Salts (Epsom Salts).
To view our range of new Miracle Gro products click here.
June in the UK is generally quite a warm month, and Dan Everton will be spending much more time in the garden increasing the fish stock and improving the water quality in his pond.
At this time of the year you'll find a fabulous selection of summer bedding in Garden Centres. Planted in beds and containers, the bedding plants will create a wonderful display of colour throughout the summer. Here are Nathan James Dodd's other jobs for the month of June.
Forest Schools are inspiring places, designed to give children the opportunity to develop confidence and increase self-esteem in natural woodland. Nathan James Dodd suggests ten items that will useful in such an environment.
When David Coton's children suggested setting up a mud kitchen, he was initially unsure what was involved, but soon found out that they are easy to set up, great fun, educational and would keep the children busy for hours.