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Category Archive: Gardening Advice

October – 6 things you should be doing in your garden this month

October 14, 2016 by Jack

1. Scarify and aerate your lawn Using a metal lawn rake, apply pressure to the lawn whilst raking to remove the ‘thatch’ – layers of moss and debris that collect around the grass. Use an aerator tool to punch regular holes in your lawn, and brush in some Lawn and turf topdressing. Finally, apply an […]

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The Essential Gardening Tips For Beginners

March 16, 2016 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Spring is just around the corner and gardening enthusiasts will be outside this month getting their patch ready for the summer. For those who haven’t had much experience gardening we’ve compiled a handy guide to what you need to have at the ready to get out there and start growing and gardening this year. Your […]

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Sowing Seeds and Creating a Colour Scheme For Your Garden

March 1, 2016 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

It’s March, the spring months are creeping up on us and gardeners will be planning their garden for the year. For novices, it’s a time to start thinking about what you might want to try out, what seems do-able and you might be hunting around the internet for more information. If that’s you, we’ve compiled […]

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How To Encourage Wildlife Into Your Garden This Spring

February 25, 2016 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Get ready for spring 2016 and equip your garden for the influx of nature, wildlife and the return of your fantastic array of flowers and shrubs. For any keen gardener of wildlife enthusiast, there are steps you can take to encourage more activity into your garden so when spring comes you can sit back and let nature come to you.

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Plant a Herb Container

April 23, 2015 by admin

There’s nothing quite like being able to add your own fresh herbs to your cooking. They are a great addition to any garden because they look and smell lovely, plus they taste delicious when freshly picked.

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Spring Lawn Care

April 22, 2015 by admin

There are millions of lawns in the UK serving many different purposes. Yet the bulk of British lawns just exist, without any attention whatsoever other than a mow now and again. With just a little tender loving care begun in spring the lawn can look really good for the whole of the year.

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Hedging

April 22, 2015 by admin

Traditionally hedges were planted in the autumn when bare root plants were available. With the advent of pot grown plants, hedging can be planted in the winter or spring provided care is taken in planting and the subjects are kept well watered.

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