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Making compost – Some help for your heap!

Here’s our do’s and don’ts to making quality compost. It’s good for the environment, great for your garden, plus you can save a fortune on the bagged stuff. Do... add veggie peelings, rotten fruit, tea, coffee grounds, grass, spent bedding plants, pruning’s, sawdust, eggshells, wood ash (a little at a time), hair, shredded newspaper and [...]

By |2020-03-31T11:43:37+00:00March 31st, 2020|News and Events|0 Comments

How to grow your own fruit, veg & herbs in small spaces

For spring and summer this year, we’ll be regularly posting tips and advice on everything from grow your own to garden projects that will occupy youngsters. In these unprecedented and stressful times, hopefully it helps in some small way. Whilst local nurseries and garden centres need our support, it’s possible to buy everything you need [...]

By |2020-03-27T11:57:18+00:00March 27th, 2020|News and Events|0 Comments

Pruning Roses – A Thorny Issue

Pruning roses is a prickly subject for some but it’s not that tricky, as long as you identify which particular species you’ve got, as this is the key.  Pruning should take place over the coming weeks but in northern or colder spots wait until the beginning of March. First, there are five golden rules: Sharp, [...]

By |2020-03-31T12:02:20+00:00February 28th, 2020|News and Events|0 Comments

Snow Business!

Spring’s just around the corner – the snowdrops are about to bloom. There are many different varieties of these beautiful little flowers available. Some varieties are so rare they can go for £50 pounds a bulb! Snowdrop fanciers - or galanthophiles as they’re known - will hate us for saying so, but we’re not that [...]

By |2020-02-15T19:03:56+00:00February 15th, 2020|News and Events|0 Comments

Garden Design Talk at The Poly, Falmouth

Thanks so much to everyone who came to Matt's garden design talk on How to Plant a Garden at The Poly in Falmouth last Thursday evening. We have received some great feedback at the event with many saying they have been inspired to plan and redesign their own gardens. All the copies of Matt's [...]

By |2019-11-08T08:03:48+00:00September 30th, 2019|News and Events|0 Comments