December Plant of the Month – Hellebores

Also known as Christmas Rose, Hellebores are an obvious choice for our December Plant of the Month! Hellebores flower from late-winter to early spring (some even in early December), adding beautiful colour to winter gardens. They tolerate full sun to almost full shade, making them ideal for this time of year. A perennial garden plant, when not in bloom Hellebores can…

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Gardening tips this November

Growth may be slowing down in the garden, but there’s still lots to do to prepare your garden for the winter: Protect vulnerable plants and trees in your garden by wrapping fleece around them Don’t forget to wrap up pots and lift them off the ground by placing pot feet underneath. If you have a greenhouse you’ll need to insulate…

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Gardening tips this October

October is a great time to mulch around tender plants, to protect them in case of an early frost. Repair bare patches of lawn using grass seed or turf. Plant shrubs and trees while the soil is still warm and moist as this will allow the roots to establish before the onset of winter and encourage stronger, earlier flowering next…

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