Different soil types and what you can grow in them

A good gardener will know exactly what soil they have in their garden and pots, and which plants like the different types – because if they don’t, they risk disaster at worst or poor growth at best. It’s important to know the different soil types and what you can grow in them, because your soil provides food, water, aeration and structure to your plants. Those soils may look similar, they might even sometimes feel similar, but their characteristics can vary enormously, based on the size and texture of the particles and the chemical composition. There is more information on this […]

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Looking After Your Lawn In Winter

After the final harvest, it feels like it’s time for your garden to fall asleep. Many gardeners will be turning their attention to the indoor plants and making sure they pull through winter. Big mistake. Keep one eye on your lawn as the days get colder, because your job’s not done yet! Here’s how to look after your garden during winter. Plant Your Perennials As other people hit the shops to buy Christmas prezzies, you’ll be driving to your local gardening centre. Here you can get your perennials on clearance. They might look a little hard-done-by at this time of […]

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