Garden Maintenance

How to care for your garden to make sure it looks in tip top condition all year round.  

Find tips from the experts on everyday gardening tasks including lawn mowing, hedge trimming, plant pruning, watering schedules and general weeding.

Gardening Tips For July

on 25th July 2016

July is the warmest months of the year and a time when we get to see our garden at its very best. The flower borders are overflowing and vegetables and fruit starting to ripen nicely. However, with the heat comes a lack of water…

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Gardening Tips For July

Gardening Tips For June

on 14th June 2016

June is the time that the garden puts on its greatest show. Flower borders are full, lawns look healthy and fruit and vegetables are growing furiously. With the longest day ahead of us …

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Gardening Tips For June

Gardening Tips for May

on 31st May 2016

May is the month when the warmer weather hints at the Summer days ahead. Now is the time that gardens really spring into life, rewarding your for all those months of preparation. Spring flowers provide the first of …

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Gardening Tips for May

Gardening Tips for April

on 13th April 2016

April brings longer, warmer, lighter days which shake off the dreariness of Winter with colourful Spring shows of daffodils and blossom. April showers and warmer weather are giving our gardens the kick start it needs…

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Gardening Tips for April

Gardening Tips for March

on 17th March 2016

March heralds the arrival of Spring, bringing with it fresh new shoots in the garden, noticeably longer days and hints of warmer weather. Traditionally a busy time of year for many gardeners, March is the time to start sowing seeds…

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Gardening Tips for March

Gardening Tips for February

on 18th February 2016

February is the month when we start to see the first signs of Spring. Daffodils and crocus are blooming and fresh tulip shoots are starting to show themselves. Days are getting longer and when the Sun is out it can reach some very pleasant temperatures…

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Gardening Tips for February

Gardening Tips for January

on 20th January 2016

Traditionally the coldest month of the year, January is a time to keep an eye on the garden to make sure plants and structures are protected from the weather. As well as keeping food and water for garden visitors clean, accessible and topped up regularly.

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Gardening Tips for January

Gardening Tips for December

on 3rd December 2015

Whilst it’s tempting to stay indoors, there are a number of jobs for December that will help keep the garden in shape for the warmer months ahead. It’s time to don a hat, scarf and gloves and head outside to catch some late Winter sunshine and carry out a few of our gardening tips for December.

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Gardening Tips for December

Gardening Tips for November

on 16th November 2015

The few leaves left on trees are falling rapidly, the first of the frosts are on their way, and we’re now seeing the Autumn storms that bring high winds and rain. Now is the time to finish tidying your garden ready for over-wintering, and to take precautionary measures to protect…

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Gardening Tips for November

Gardening Tips for October

on 21st October 2015

The days are getting shorter, we’ve had a few chilly nights and Autumn colour is well and truly bringing our gardens alive. October is the time to get out in the garden and enjoy the last few warm days of Autumn before the start of early frosts in November. Here are our tips…

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Gardening Tips for October