Category Archives: Seasonal

How to take care of your garden throughout the different seasons.

Plants for February

It may be cold outside and the garden a little bleak but there are still some stunning plants to be had that will really give your garden a lift at this time of year. From early bulbs to flowering shrubs, here is a short list of some of the very best. Read more

Get your Garden Shed Ready for Spring

Glowing with colour, radiating with fragrant scents and buzzing with nature, it's no wonder our gardens are such a focal point of the backyard once spring arrives. Although it may be too early to start gardening, now's the perfect time to get organizing. (more…)...
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February in The Flower Garden

In even the smallest garden its best to get ahead of the game during February and get on with jobs that will save you time once spring really gets underway. It is easy come April to realise that you should have pruned your roses in February. So here is a quick list of vital jobs...
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February in The Vegetable Garden

There is always plenty of jobs to do even in the smallest vegetable garden as there is no denying that growing fruit and vegetables is high maintenance. So, with more to do there is always more to forget. Plan ahead by getting on top of those jobs that can be done early in the year....
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How to Re-bloom Poinsettia

The Poinsettia houseplant still holds first place as one of the most favored holiday flowers. The question that is most frequently asked: "How can I keep my Poinsettia through the entire year and have it re-bloom next season"? This is a precise procedure but if done well you will experience a sense of accomplishment and...
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Jobs to Do in The Garden During April

April is the month when the blossom really comes into its own. From the whites and pinks of flowering cherries and fruit trees, to the snowy coverings on hedgerows, all make their mark with a show of colour. The blackbird is singing, the nights are drawing out and the sun is beginning to have some...
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April in The Flower Garden

Even in the smallest garden, April is the month when the growing season really begins to gather pace. Flower beds start to fill out with the bushy new shoots of herbaceous plants and leaves once again begin cover the branches of trees. With such fecundity its easy to let things slip out of control in...
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Plants for April

April and spring is well underway. Renewed warmth in the sun means there is a wealth of choice of plants for your garden. Here are a few of my favourites, along with varieties and how to care for them. (more…)...
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Planting Lavender is an Easy Spring Garden Project

Planting lavender is a great way to start off the spring gardening season. A little effort now will pay off for years to come as this low maintenance perennial yields its aromatic and useful blossoms. Purchase a plant from a nursery, choose the right location, prepare the soil and plant. Just add a little fertilizer...
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