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Our Guide to Planting Hedges

September 5, 2022 by Cherry Lane

Our Guide to Planting Hedges By Rachael – Content Editor Published September 2022   Why plant a hedge? As well as creating boundaries, hedges make important garden features that provide valuable privacy and give shelter to a wide range of wildlife, most notably the many species of garden birds that choose to make their nests in them. […]

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Caring for Your Lawn Around the Year

August 15, 2022 by Cherry Lane

Caring for Your Lawn Around the Year By Rachael – Content Editor Published August 2022   The lawn for most people is the centre of their garden, and the setting for all sorts of family activities and events.  Keeping it healthy, attractive and in a fit state requires good management.  To help you plan your maintenance […]

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8 Tips for Watering Your Garden

July 26, 2022 by Cherry Lane

8 Tips for Watering Your Garden By Rachael – Content Editor Published July 2022   It’s getting hot out there   During summer, it is more important than ever to make sure our garden is watered adequately. Nobody wants to be parched on a hot, sunny day – especially not your plants! But don’t worry, we […]

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Plant of the Month – July

July 3, 2022 by Cherry Lane

July’s Plant of the Month By Rachael – Content Editor Published July 2022   Our plant of the month for July is the Celosia! A variety of plants produce vibrant and dazzling displays of flowers, lasting for several months at a time. Often referred to as a ‘love them or hate them’ plant, the unusual appearance of […]

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Jobs for February

January 16, 2020 by Cherry Lane

Want to know what type of gardening jobs need to be done in February? Keep on reading! Cut back ornamental grasses. Plant ‘in the green’ snowdrops (with leaves!) Deadhead winter pansy and viola. Remove old stems on herbaceous perennials. Pot up containers with hardy spring bedding such as primroses and forget-me-nots. Continue to plant trees […]

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