Answering all your compost questions.
Suffolk-based Chris Field, Mister Compost himself, is here to give you advice on peat free composts, topsoil and mulches.
Not all soil was created equal. A good quality soil contains nutritious organic compounds, and a blend of sand and loam to help provide the best possible drainage. Our range of topsoils can be used to top up low-quality soils, to help you get the best out of your garden. Even if you are lucky […]
Understanding all of the ins and outs relating to topsoil ensures that you can make the most of this uppermost layer of soil, but do you really know what topsoil is all about? Here are some common topsoil myths debunked. “Any soil can be used as topsoil” If you have some old, spent soil […]
The RHS recommend the following top 10 gardening tips for the month February: Prepare vegetable seed beds, and sow some vegetables under cover Chit potato tubers Protect blossom on apricots, nectarines and peaches Net fruit and vegetable crops to keep the birds off Prune winter-flowering shrubs that have finished flowering Divide bulbs such as snowdrops, […]
It’s getting cold outside now so you’re going to need to keep busy to keep warm. The RHS recommend the following gardening tips for the winter months ahead. November Clear up fallen leaves – especially from lawns, ponds and beds Raise containers onto pot feet to prevent water-logging Plant tulip bulbs for a […]
Although the British spring will soon be over there is still plenty to be getting on with in the garden. The RHS have the following gardening tips for June: Hoe borders regularly to keep down weeds Be water-wise, especially in drought-affected areas Pinch out sideshoots on tomatoes Harvest lettuce, radish, other salads and early potatoes […]
The RHS suggest these ten top tips to make sure your gardens in the best condition for the summer months: Watch out for late frosts. Protect tender plants Earth up potatoes, and promptly plant any still remaining Plant out summer bedding at the end of the month (except in cold areas) Water early and late […]
Take a look at this list of top plants and vegetables to sow and Grow this November, advised by Thompson&Morgan! Flowers to sow and grow in the greenhouse Sweet peas – sow sweet peas in a cool greenhouse or coldframe for an early display next year. Perennial flowers – try growing perennial flowers from seed […]
Why not get into the Christmas spirit with the RHS Garden Hyde Hall shopping event! They will have 20% off in the Shop and Plant centre, which is the perfect opportunity to get started on your Christmas shopping! As well as the discount in the RHS shop, there’s also a wonderful selection of gifts at […]
Rosemoor’s magical garden illuminations are back! This year, the trail has been extended to take in new areas of the garden, and they have added additional dates too! You’ll be enchanted as you follow the festive trail around the trees, shrubs and sculptured all illuminated by high tech, dynamic colour changing lights. This year the […]
We found these ten top tips from Country File to make sure your gardens in the best condition for the upcoming months! Clean up – Gather all the tools you haven’t used for the past few months, and give them a good cleaning to remove all the dirt and rust. Use a mild detergent to disinfect […]