Your gardening to-do list for December

Our feathered friends will appreciate bird food all the more in cold weather. We recommend buying specialist bird food rather than leaving out household scraps. Seed and nut mixtures provide a better diet for them. Hedgehogs like a heap of leaves to winter in, so leave the odd pile in an out-of-the-way corner of your garden. Continue your winter digging,…

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Our favourite plant for December is…

Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) Poinsettias are an iconic and popular Christmas houseplant. They’re bright and cheery, giving a festive feel to your home. They make brilliant centrepieces for your Christmas table too. Although red is the most common and traditional colour, you can also find white, pink and marbled varieties too. Did you know? Many people think of the red ‘petals’…

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Our plant of the month

Our gorgeous Christmas roses will brighten up the grey winter days These perennials produce an abundance of delicate snowy-white flowers. Through the festive season, you’ll notice they turn to varying shades of pink. They have lush, dark-green foliage too. Remove faded or damaged foliage as the flowers appear and you’ll keep this plant vibrant and healthy.