FAQs

A comprehensive range of frequently asked questions we get asked both in our garden centres and online. From greenhouses to fish tanks, we have expert answers.

Which Weedkiller Should I Use?

Wildlife

For David Coton eradicating garden weeds seems like an endless task, but a necessary one that needs to be done in the most efficient way with least harm to the environment.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 26th of August, 2015.

Garden Pond Pumps FAQ

Plants & Flowers

There are different types of pond pumps available and the choice for someone who's new to pond keeping can cause confusion, hopefully my FAQs guide will clear things up for you.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 28th of March, 2014.

Garden Pond Filters FAQ

Fountains

David Coton has put together this FAQ feature on garden pond filters to address some of the questions asked by people new to pond and fish keeping, and hopefully, make it easier for others to make their choices.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 4th of March, 2014.

How To Calculate Waterfall Pump Flow Rates

Pond Maintenance

Waterfalls and watercourses look great and bring the tranquil sound of running water into your garden. However, the amount of water flow can be difficult to calculate, so David Coton explains how to work out exactly what's required.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 14th of May, 2013.

Pressure Treatment vs Dip Treatment of Outdoor Timber

Water Pumps

If you’re buying a timber product to be located outside, whether it’s fencing, a garden shed or an arbour, then Andy Hobson says that you need to know about how the timber is treated and the difference between pressure and dip treatment.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 25th of January, 2013.

Which Food to Feed Pond Fish

Garden Arbours

If you want fit and healthy fish then it is essential you feed them the right food, this will also avoid polluting the water too.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 26th of October, 2012.

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