Over the Fence Blog

10 top tips… making small gardens feel Bigger

July 13, 2018 by Jack

if you are currently home to a small garden – either because you are living in a city or a small country cottage, we’ve comprised 10 top tips you can follow to make your small garden feel bigger! 1. LESS IS MOST CERTAINLY MORE IN A SMALL GARDEN Don’t see a small space as narrowing […]

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July – What to do in your garden this month

July 6, 2018 by Jack

Whether you are jetting off to somewhere hot and sunny or simply having a staycation, the garden has a lot to offer this month, and with the rising heat levels needs you to keep an eye on moisture levels. Whilst early perennials such as Peonies may be over, there are lots of mid and late […]

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Horse Feed Advice: Feeding a good doer

June 11, 2018 by Jack

At Cherry Lane, we work closely with SPILLERS to ensure we can offer our customers a range of feeds to suit every horse’s needs. Over the summer months, many horse owners struggle to maintain their horses’ waistline due to more turn out time and the British weather often causing an abundance of green green grass. […]

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July – What to do in your garden this month

June 11, 2018 by Jack

Early summer brings high temperatures (if we’re lucky!) and with it the need to be vigilant with watering. Newly planted bedding plants need a little TLC for the first few weeks as they establish, so make sure they have enough moisture around them at all times. Keep watch for slugs and snails too, as they […]

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Tips for encouraging children to play outside this summer  

June 5, 2018 by Jack

Summer is the perfect time to encourage your children to head out into the garden and play. While some children love playing outside, others often prefer to stay indoors glued to the TV or tablet screen. If your children would rather stay indoors than go outside to play, these tips will help to encourage them […]

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Is your garden ready for alfresco dining?

June 5, 2018 by Jack

There is no better way to celebrate the warm sunny days of summer than with alfresco dining. Eating your meals outdoors, whether it is a summertime barbeque party or simply enjoy breakfast in your garden, is one of the simple joys of summer. While alfresco dining is great, it’s not as enjoyable or relaxing if […]

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Everything you need for a garden picnic

June 5, 2018 by Jack

With the summer holidays nearly here, it is the time many parents are thinking of ways to entertain small children over the summer. One of the easiest ways to keep young children entertained for hours is to have a picnic in your own garden. Here is everything you need to have a great garden picnic: […]

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May – What to do in your garden

May 14, 2018 by Jack

What to do in your garden in May. The end of May is the traditional time to start planting half-hardy annuals and other tender plants in the garden, due to late frosts usually having come to an end by then. It makes the Spring Bank Holiday weekend the starting pistol for so much buying and […]

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