What To Do In The Garden In January

Wildlife

Although the days are short and the view from our Garden Centre is frosty and overcast, Andy Taylor suggests various jobs that can be done in the garden during the month of January.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 29th of December, 2017.

How To Attract Birds To Your Garden

New Year

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.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Thursday, 18th of September, 2014.

Take Part In The Big Garden Birdwatch

Nesting Boxes

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.

Author: David Hall

Written by David Hall.
Published on Wednesday, 27th of January, 2016.

2016 Gardening Trends

Hedgehogs

With Christmas and the New Year celebrations over with, it’s time to think about gardening trends for 2016, here’s what Nathan James Dodd foresees in the coming months.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 7th of January, 2016.

Populating Your Garden With Animal Ornaments And Statuary

Birds

Although we all like to encourage wildlife into the garden, creatures of a more inanimate nature can populate the landscape. Not all are native to the British Isles and Nathan James Dodd describes how your outdoor space can become quite a menagerie.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 24th of June, 2015.

Stone Bird Baths Reviewed

Bats

Stone Bird Baths make handsome features in any garden, not forgetting their primary purpose of providing water for birds to bathe in and drink. Nathan James Dodd reviews the range available to gardeners.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 16th of October, 2014.

How To Prepare Your Garden For Winter

Bird Feeder

This is my guide on how to prepare your garden for the winter it's about to endure, I'll go over basic measures you can take to prevent any future problems from the dip in temperature.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Thursday, 23rd of January, 2014.

What Does Sustainable Gardening Mean?

Winter Gardening

The RHS define sustainable gardening as 'the concept of using practices to maintain a garden so that natural resources are not exhausted and without causing ecological damage'. Martyn Loach wonders how the average gardener can achieve these aims.

Author: Martyn Loach

Written by Martyn Loach.
Published on Thursday, 1st of January, 1970.

How to Interest Children in Gardening

Compost

Certain challenges in life are easier to negotiate than others, Ellie Goodall thinks that persuading children to become interested in gardening shouldn't be too difficult and can be very rewarding.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 8th of April, 2016.