Category: Gardening Notes

Gardening notes for My Garden Team service on my garden. Gardening advice and tips

Garden slug control

Slugs Problems There are 24 different species of slug in Britain, about half of which can be found in the garden. Most slugs eat decaying vegetation, but readily switch to young or delicate plants,...

Weed control

With the front garden under the gate using heavy duty weed sheeting would be a good idea cover with a high quality bark or wood chip. Before laying the sheeting down weed the area...

Creating a wildlife pond

In many ways developing and creating a wildlife pond is easier than building a formal pond. With its sloping banks and beaches created from cobbles its a lot easier to work with the water...

Irrigation from water butts

Using a simple timer attached to the tap on your water butt can create a simple drip irrigation system to water a raised bed or pots automatically when you are away on holiday etc....

Starting garden notes

Feeding your plants  Late January into February is the best time to feed you plants with some Growmore fertilizer. The last of the heavy winter rains will wash the nutrients into the soil ready...