Category: Head Gardener

Plant suggestions for outdoor tubs and pots

Plant suggestions for outdoor tubs and pots

Winter Scent – daphne auto marginata and Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Purple Stem’ both these plants provide fantastic scent in winter which is great to come home to on a damp wet day. Summer Scent –...

Solving a wet lawn problem

Solving a wet lawn problem

Most lawns created on a clay or heavy soil suffer from a wet or badly drained surface, this is often caused by unstructured or heavy soil. In some cases a badly drained surface on...

Wild garlic control

Wild garlic control with weed sticks As the climate changes it is starting to favour different plants. One such plant that’s doing well with the changes is wild garlic a great plant for use...

Suitable plants for planting under roses

Question How do I add colour to by rose beds and which plants can I use to plant under the existing roses  Answer Traditionally rose beds have always been dug over in the winter...

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have finished flowering

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have finished flowering

If you are the kind of gardener that wish to keep your garden extra tidy after you bulbs have finished flower one solution might be a bulb basket so the bulbs can be lifted...

Problems with squirrels and rabbits with your newly planted bulbs

Problems with squirrels and rabbits with your newly planted bulbs

If you love your spring flowering bulbs but are plagued by rabbits and especially squirrels digging up your newly planted bulbs then one answer is to plant them with a wire mesh over and...

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have flowered

Keeping your garden tidy after your bulbs have flowered

If you are the kind of gardener that wishes to keep your garden extra tidy after your bulbs have finished flower one solution might be a bulb basket so the bulbs can be lifted...

What to grow in your cold greenhouse in the winter

What to grow in your cold greenhouse in the winter

What to grow in your cold greenhouse in the winter. Depending on the temperature the seeds might be a bit slow germinating and the cutting might take a bit longer to root than normal...

One day gardening course from GardenAdvice a great Christmas present for the gardener in your life

One day gardening course from GardenAdvice a great Christmas present for the gardener in your life

Gardening course for beginners as gift for the gardener in your life One day gardening courses especially created for beginners run in your own garden by the GardenAdvice expert gardeners throughout the UK booked...

Creating A Mirco Clover Lawn

Detailed Steps for Establishing a Microclover Lawn The cultivation of a microclover lawn from seed is best embarked upon during the early autumn months, ideally starting from September. By doing so, you take advantage...