Your gardening to-do list for August

Keep all your plants well watered! August can be one of the hottest months of the year so watering is essential during the holiday season. Apply garden mulch such as composted bark to help retain moisture in the plant beds. Water late evening or early morning when the weather is cooler. Replenish your soil with green manures to keep it…

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Gardening Calendar for July (UK)

Keep weeds under control with a regular hoe. Dig out the perennials ones, such as dandelions, before they produce more seed. Keep watering! Especially newly planted plants. Use a high nitrogen liquid feed on the lawn and keep it watered. Give indoor plants an instant boost with a liquid fertiliser, such as Baby Bio. Do the same with flowering and…

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What to plant in July

July is a fantastic time to plant Alpines. We stock a fantastic range of alpine plants which are ideal for rockeries. We also have a range of planters ideal for planting up your own mini Rock garden. The main points to remember when planting Alpines are: Ensure good drainage, so mix in plenty of coarse grit with your compost. Keep…

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