Well what a wet, depressing but mild December we have just got through, thank goodness for Christmas to brighten the dull and dreary month! January has arrived bringing with it a new year and many resolutions some of which may already have been broken but as the year has only just begun why not take […]
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Not quite the 30 years of Back to the Future but 15 years ago we planted 55,000 young trees to mark the millennium and now look at the gorgeous woodland they have grown into.
This month brings the close of summer and taking with it my favourite sound of summer as the Swifts take to the skies once more for their winter migration. Traditionally this is the month where gardeners can take some time off but if you are going away be sure that the garden is cared for […]
Weekend Garden Jobs Remove dead or fading flowers from early spring flowering bulbs. Continue to prune fully hardy summer flowering shrubs. Cut the grass – remember to keep the blades high. Cut back ornamental grasses. Re-pot container plants. Start off overwintered dahlia tubers – put into trays cover the tubers with soil until just the […]
After the wettest winter on record what a difference some warm Spring sunshine is making, Spring has definitely Sprung! Bees and butterflies have been out and about, the birds are beginning to nest and trees, shrubs, grass and weeds are all bursting into life, the days are longer and warmer making April a busy gardening […]
February Garden Jobs The last month of winter and the shortest month of the year but February can be a fickle time as one moment we can be sunk into the depths of winter with snow and plummeting temperatures forcing us all to retreat indoors and the next glorious sunshine beckons us outside and Spring […]