Category: Garden Plants

Garden Plants

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...

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,...

Plant supports for free

As gardening enthusiasts, we all know the joy that comes with watching our gardens come to life as perennial plants begin to bloom. However, with the rising costs of metal plant supports, maintaining a beautiful garden can sometimes become a costly endeavour. But fear not!...

John Innes Composts

Unlocking the Secrets of John Innes Composts: A Gardener’s Guide For gardeners seeking the golden standard in compost, John Innes composts stand as an enduring choice. Revered for their time-tested recipes and efficacy, John Innes composts have adorned gardening shelves for generations, offering a reliable...

Dispatching the first root and shoots plants

Root, Shoot, and Share: Growing Your Garden with MyGardenTeam Are you ready to take your gardening ambition to the next level? With our innovative Root, Shoot, and Share service, GardenAdvice’s MyGardenTeam members are in for a treat! We’re thrilled to announce that the first punnets...

Learn how to prune with GardenAdvice

Unlock the Secrets of Pruning and Caring for Your Shrubs with GardenAdvice In the vast tapestry of gardening skills, pruning stands out as a delicate art. Yet, it’s an art that’s gradually slipping away from many gardeners’ repertoire. With the lack of training or confidence...

Cooking with Wild garlic

Exploring the Culinary Wonders of Wild Garlic: A Potentially Problematic Delight Wild garlic, also known as ramsons or Allium ursinum, is a culinary gem often found flourishing in woodland areas across Europe and parts of Asia. This versatile plant offers a pungent flavour reminiscent of...