Plants & Gardening Advice
Whether it be guides on the best way to propagate, grow and maintain your plants, or how to's on how to give your garden a makeover in a specific style, our plants and gardening advice section is full of handy tips, guides and information to help you make the most of your garden and things within it.
How To Choose and Maintain A Hedge
Hedging provides a natural alternative to fencing. It can be just as long lasting. much more environmentally friendly, and made up of a wide choice of plants including many native species.
Garden Tree Guide
A tree is a valuable addition to your garden, increasing its beauty and providing shade and structure throughout the year, so choosing the right one for your garden is vitally important.
Choosing A Wooden Planter
Looking to buy a planter but not sure what to purchase? We have some helpful advice on the many designs that are available and how they can transform your garden.
How to Create a Sensory Garden
Our five senses are integral to the amount of enjoyment we get from gardens, here's how to construct a garden that is enjoyable for everyone even if one or more of their senses is impaired.
How to Create a Victorian Garden
During the Victorian era, plants and seeds arrived from all over the globe, and structures made from cast stone and wrought iron enhanced the most modest property.
All About Haddonstone Planters
The stone planters from Haddonstone encompasses classical, traditional and contemporary designs, all made to the same high standard with an emphasis on quality.
Top Bee Friendly Flowers
Bee numbers have declined by 60% since 1970, this is a serious situation because they are so important as pollinators. So we must protect and encourage them as much as possible and we can do this simply by growing nectar and pollen rich plants.
Dealing With Garden Slugs
Slugs are probably our most common garden pest, they destroy our plants and, except for providing a food source for birds and other welcome garden visitors such as frogs and hedgehogs, they seem to have no redeeming features. Here are some tips on how to keep them under control.
How To Create an Oriental Garden
If you want to create a Chinese or Japanese styled garden, we have plenty of ideas and inspiration for ornaments, structures and plants that will provide a wonderful oriental ambiance.
What Are Annuals, Biennials and Perennials?
When planning a border you'll have to consider a broad range of plants and will need to know their particular characteristics, planting and growing requirements.
What is Green Manure?
Green manure is a term that encompasses several varieties of fast growing plants that are sown and then dug back into the soil to add nutrients and improve its structure.