How to look after your garden in wet weather

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Does it feel like this wet weather is never-ending? It almost feels like it has been raining non-stop since the kids went back to school in September and our garden is really suffering for it. The grass hasn’t had its pre-winter trim and is covered in moss and pine needles and the borders are in serious need of some TLC. Did you know that when soil is waterlogged, plants literally drown? Water fills all the air spaces between the soil… Continue Reading “How to look after your garden in wet weather”

Get out and grow with Sudocrem

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There are over 2,500 varieties of apple grown in the UK alone, yet a recent study has found that less than 10% of British children can name even one of them.  It is proven that a childhood spent outdoors helps children to grow up healthier and happier, but new research shows that gardening and picking apples has become a pastime that’s as antiquated as hopscotch. Whilst 87% of British households do have a garden, it’s clear growing isn’t something that… Continue Reading “Get out and grow with Sudocrem”

Eat Healthy in 2019 by Growing Your Own Vegetables


At the start of every new year, one of the most common resolutions that people have is to eat a healthier diet. This is a great resolution to make because a healthier diet can have such a big impact on many areas of your life and help you to feel fitter, healthier and with more energy. Not only this, but eating healthier can also be much more affordable than eating junk food too. Changing Diet Changing your diet to something… Continue Reading “Eat Healthy in 2019 by Growing Your Own Vegetables”

5 ways to prepare your garden for winter


It is safe to say that we are well into Autumn and my garden is starting to suffer. We have lots of trees at the rear of the garden and the high winds and rain in recent weeks have meant that the grass has a covering of leaves and pine needles to contend with, that even our good old leaf vacuum is struggling to deal with. It seems odd, but put in a little effort in the garden in winter… Continue Reading “5 ways to prepare your garden for winter”

2016 – The Year of the Garden


Every year since we moved into our home we have said we are going to sort out our garden and every year something else crops up that needs our money spent on, so I have declared that this year will be the year of our garden. When we moved in to our home 11 years ago the garden was a gothic paradise with an over-grown hedge to one side and a giant rockery complete with statues plonked in the middle.… Continue Reading “2016 – The Year of the Garden”