Take Your Own Plant Cuttings
Propagating by taking cuttings, whether from your own plants or ones you admire in neighbouring gardens, is a fantastic way of increasing the variety of plants in your own garden free of charge, and all you need are a sharp knife and patience.
A Guide To Growing Poppies
Sometimes in the countryside you can turn a corner and ….stop dead in your tracks. Poppies, thousands of them, are an arresting sight, dazzling in their intensity, charismatic and evocative. Carpeting huge areas in an ethereal mist of paper thin petals, painting the landscape crimson red.
How To Choose Spring Bulbs For Early Colour
Spring flowering bulbs brighten the garden from when snow is on the ground right through to the sunlit early summer. Here is David Hall's guide to achieving a marvellous display of colour to herald in the new year.
How To Attract Birds To Your Garden
Attracting birds into a garden can only be beneficial. Not only adding colour and vibrancy, they are fascinating to observe and will also act as natural predators, feeding on unwanted insects, grubs and other garden pests.
Henri Studio Water Features Arrive At GardenSite
It's been quite a while since the last delivery of the highly popular Henri Studio cast stone water features was unloaded at our garden centre, that's why the fully laden truck that arrived recently was so well received as it was packed full of these best selling products.
HTA Plant Show 2016
As GardenSIte's plant specialist I always keenly anticipate the HTA National Plant Show. This is my chance to visit nurseries, find out what's trending in the horticultural world and source new stock, all from under one roof.
Camellia, The Prettiest Flowering Shrub
David Hall thinks that Camellias are without doubt among the prettiest flowering shrubs and, although not native to this country, they are perfectly at home in a cool climate, enjoying dry winters and warm, wet summers.
Take Part In The Big Garden Birdwatch
On the weekend of 30 – 31 January it will be your chance to take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch. David Hall was one of half a million people who took part last year, recording a vital snapshot of nature in the UK.
How To Grow Conservatory Plants
If you're fortunate enough to have a conservatory, plants from all over the world can be invited into your home. As David Hall explains, succulents, citrus fruits and plants with outstanding foliage can all can be grown successfully in the warm, bright conditions.
Create Your Own Jurassic World With These Dinosaurs
To coincide with the release of Jurassic World on 11 June, David Hall describes how you can create your own theme park with dinosaurs produced in fine detail and with enormous precision by Toscano and Borderstone.
Plants That Are Poisonous For Pets
Enthusiastic gardeners who are also pet owners may be surprised to learn that many of the plants they grow are toxic to cats and dogs. David Hall has been reading a recent report detailing the dangers.