In this blog we share all our top tips to keep your plants healthy in the heat while allowing you plenty of time to sit back and enjoy your garden.

    With soaring summer temperatures, long periods of drought and strong winds, keeping your garden plants well hydrated is becoming more challenging.

    The task of watering can feel overwhelming, time consuming and hard work.

    The key is knowing what needs watering, when to water and how to water to maximise results and minimise effort.



    All the advice, ideas and inspiration you need to plant stunning container gardens.

    Bulbs are one of the easiest plants to grow, they are pretty much maintenance free, however there are a few simple things you can do as their flowers begin to fade which will guarantee they come back year after year bigger and brighter.

    Despite regular bouts of sunshine April can be a cold month. To avoid wasted money, effort and disappointment your small and frost tender plants need protection throughout this month to get them established and ready to give you a wonderful display as soon as things start to warm up. Here are our top tips on keeping your plants protected.
  • How to plant a tree

    Trees are a big investment and so it pays to ensure you plant them well and set them up for a long healthy life. To get your tree off to the best start possible follow our 7-step plan to success.
  • Top air purifying houseplants

    It’s scientifically proven that houseplants are excellent at improving air quality in our homes. In simple terms they do this by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen which helps to create the right balance needed for healthy living. 
  • 10 spring gardening jobs to do right now

    Getting out in the garden now ensures we can steal a march on our plot and guarantee it’s in tip top condition before the main growing season kicks off. There’s another reason to get out though, fresh air, soil under your fingernails, tidying, nurturing, planning, imagining, they all do wonders to beat winter blues.
  • October in the Plant Shop

    October is the best time of the year to buy and plant fruit bushes.

    The soil is still warm and full of moisture, so by the time the harsh frosts arrive your fruit bushes will be really well settled into their new home.

  • Autumn Event at the Plant Shop

    ONE FOR THE DIARY!We are really looking forward to seeing you at our fun, family AUTUMN EVENT, Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th September.We’ve got so...
  • September in the Plant Shop

    SPRING BULBSSeptember is the perfect time to buy and plant Spring bulbs. We’ve stocked up with a wide range of loose and bagged daffodil, tulip, al...
  • August in the Plant Shop

    Senecio Angel WingsMound forming hardy perennial with striking white-tailed foliage. Eye catching container or garden border plant. It's so tactile...
  • July in the Plant Shop

    Transform your garden in to something wonderful with our wonderful collection of roses.