Over the Fence Blog

Christmas Eve Box Ideas for Kids & All the Family

November 5, 2018 by Jack

Christmas eve boxes are an excellent way to make the night before Christmas that extra bit magical for all the family. In the past few years, hessian sacks have topped the “must-have” list for Christmas morning, and families are still adorning bedsteads with traditional stockings, but Christmas eve boxes are increasing in popularity as an […]

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November – what to do in your garden this month

November 1, 2018 by Jack

Late Autumn comes with a host of tasks in order to prepare the garden for the winter and keep it looking tidy.  Along with the clearing leaves & protecting taps however, you can also add in a few jobs that will reap rewards in the new year.  Bulbs can still be planted now, especially Tulips, […]

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How to grow a fruit tree

October 28, 2018 by Jack

There is nothing better than eating apples or pears that have been picked from a fruit tree in your own garden. Fruit trees, especially apple and pear trees, are incredibly easy to plant and maintain, and depending on the type of tree you choose, often thrive in medium sized gardens, as well as large spaces. […]

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How to plant your own containers

October 19, 2018 by Jack

Garden planters are one of the most versatile additions to a garden. They can be used to grow plants and flowers on patios, used for growing your own veg or simply used to break up large lawns. Whatever the size or style of your garden a planter will be a useful, practical and stylish addition […]

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Taking care of your garden in autumn

October 5, 2018 by Jack

As the season changes from summer to autumn your garden needs special care and attention to prepare for the upcoming colder months. While during spring and summer your focus is on planting and growing your plants, flowers and trees, autumn means your focus shifts to maintain and tidying your garden. We’ve put together a few […]

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October – What to do in your garden this month

October 3, 2018 by Jack

The summer has well and truly passed, and the autumn planting season is underway.  Your local Cherry Lane garden centre is well stocked with shrubs that provide both autumn leaf colour, evergreen winter interest and yet more for blossoming in the spring.  Bedding plants such as Pansies, Violas, Cyclamen as well as spring flowering bulbs […]

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Pet Care – What You Need To Know About It

August 31, 2018 by Jack

Being a responsible pet owner is not just about feeding them properly, taking them to the vet when they are ill or have been injured. It’s about providing your pets with everything they could need in order to live a happy and a healthy life.   Get Your Pet Microchipped Microchipping your dog is now […]

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5 Top Autumn Gardening Tips

August 29, 2018 by Jack

Autumn can be a busy time in your gardening, it’s a time to start clearing away decaying vegetation of the summer and begin the preparation for the cold winter months ahead. We’ve included our top tips of things to do during this period. 1) Greenhouse Autumn Clear-out Since you’ll be cleaning the outside of your […]

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