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Restoring a Garden with GardenAdvice

Town garden under development with the GardenAdvice team Developing and Restoring a Garden For many new homeowners, buying a new home with a garden that has been lovingly developed over many years can be both a blessing and a challenge. At GardenAdvice, we understand that...

How to Help Your Plants Recover from the Winter

Winter can be a challenging time for many plants, leaving them damaged and in need of care. With the arrival of spring, it’s crucial to help your garden recover. Here’s a guide to assist some common garden plants—Bottle Brush, Ceanothus, Hebes, and Mimosa—bounce back from...

The Perfect Gardening Gift for the Gardener in Your Life

Are you searching for the perfect gift for the gardening enthusiast in your life? Look no further than the GardenAdvice one-day gardening course. This hands-on experience is tailored to take place in the recipient’s own garden, ensuring a personalised and practical approach to learning. Course...

Natural Slug Control with Nematodes

An Eco-Friendly Solution for slugs Slugs are a common garden pest, notorious for wreaking havoc on plants and crops. They leave unsightly trails of slime and damage leaves, stems, and roots, which can significantly reduce garden yields. Traditional chemical pesticides can be harmful to the...

GardenAdvice lawn care for our members

One of the biggest changes in the Gardening Advice we have provided over the last few years is in relation to lawn care. The focus is now on creating lawns with low nitrate fertilisers, monitoring soil pH and using bacterial products to reduce thatch rather...

Cultivate Confidence in your gardening

 How GardenAdvice.co.uk for Beginners Can Empower Your Gardening Journey Embarking on a gardening journey can be both exhilarating and daunting, especially for beginners. The allure of lush greenery, vibrant blooms, and the therapeutic benefits of nurturing a garden is undeniable, but where does one start?...

Growing stocks for summer colour and summer scent

Enhance Your Summer Garden with Stocks: A Guide to Vibrant Colors and Sweet Scents As spring transitions into summer, gardeners eagerly anticipate the blossoming of vibrant flowers and the fragrant scents that fill the air. Among the myriad of options to adorn your garden, English...

Growing perennials directly in your flower borders

The Art of Sowing Perennial Seeds Directly into Your Flower Beds In the world of gardening, there’s a certain magic to watching seeds sprout and grow into beautiful blooms, especially when it comes to perennial flowers. While many gardeners opt for purchasing seedlings or mature...

Planting for a cottage garden

Creating a soft cottage garden look can be achieved by incorporating plants with a mix of textures, colours, and heights. The GardenAdvice often uses the following plants to start to create a soft cottage garden flower border  red valerian, Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’, Echinacea, Aster, and...

Growing Your Own Salad Crops and Herbs

Spring brings with it the perfect opportunity to embark on the rewarding journey of growing your own salad crops and herbs. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or a novice enthusiast, there’s something immensely satisfying about harvesting fresh greens straight from your own garden. At GardenAdvice,...