Over the Fence Blog

Jobs for September

August 31, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

There is plenty to be done in September while you’re enjoying the last of the summers sun, harvesting crops and tidying up plants will keep you busy this month. Get planting: Now is the time to start planting your autumn bedding such as winter flowering pansies. Be prepared: Cover any ponds before autumn leaf fall, […]

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Autumn bedding picks

August 24, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Here are our Autumn bedding picks, these are super easy to look after and are a popular choice for most gardens. Pansy Pansies are a great way to bring colour into your garden for the colder months. Pansies need to be watered regularly, the most common reason why pansies fail is that they are not […]

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Jobs for August

July 31, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

August is here and so are the school holidays, get the kids to help you out in the garden this month with these jobs. Don’t forget the sun cream! • Remove dead flowers from all bedding plants • Tidy ponds and remove duckweed • Trim hedges • Start applying autumn lawn feed • Plant spring-flowering […]

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Watering your garden

July 26, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

We have listed our top 8 watering tips to help you take care of your garden. Water your plants late in the evening or early in the morning • Watering when its cool means that less water evaporates. Keep leaves dry to avoid diseases • Leaves that are wet in the sun develop slight burn […]

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Your Fencing Guide

June 25, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Choosing your fence There is a lot to think about when you’re planning to add a fence to your garden. We have created this guide to help make the decision process a little less stressful. What style of fence to choose? This depends on what your using the fence for, is it to create privacy […]

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Growing Sunflowers

June 25, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Sunflowers are a beautiful and very popular plant to grow and they say ‘SUMMER’ like no other plant. Here are some simple tips to follow when growing sunflowers. • Choose a sunny spot to plant your sunflower. They grow best in a location that has direct sunlight for around 6-8 hours per day. • Plant […]

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Jobs for July

June 19, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

July is here! July tends to be the hottest month so make sure that your plants are well watered, and you wear sun cream whilst gardening to prevent sun burn! But most importantly enjoy your garden in the sun before it starts getting colder. Jobs for July: • Deadhead flowers to encourage continuous flowering • […]

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The Health Benefits of House Plants

June 13, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Indoor plants are not only great for brightening up any room, but they have some incredible health benefits that can impact your psychological and physical health for the greater good! No only do house plants help absorb carbon dioxide and helps keep oxygen flowing but it’s been proven that people feel more relaxed and stress […]

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