Spring Start : Stop : Start

Spring in the UK has always been unpredictable ans always will be. It's warm, it's cold, it in between. It's difficult to know when to start certain activities and it can catch us all out. The daily temperatures affect air & soil. Air temperatures fluctuate...

Balcony planting

Growing on balconies is very appealing and can be very rewarding. Enabling plants to thrive at great heights needs a few ideas and tips to get the best results. There are a few variables that you must take into account for balcony growing. Here below are the most...

Bottle Garden Growing

Bottle Gardens and Terrariums Bottle Gardens or Terrarium are very popular and ideal for homes of all sorts and particularly apartments and flats. Planting correctly is very important but it's not difficult. Using the right tools, equipment, compost and feeds makes it...

Mulching makes sense

Mulching makes sense simply because it solves or reduces the impact of so many problems. Mulching is adding a layer of organic material over your soils to protect plants from the cold, reduce water loss in the summer, improve soil AND can completely stop weeds...

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The expert team is lead by Neil Grant who is also BBC Radio Sheffield  garden expert.  In our daily team we always have the expertise here to answer your questions and give advice. Listen to Neil every Sunday morning from 9 on BBC Radio Sheffield. 

Balcony planting

Growing on balconies is very appealing and can be very rewarding. Enabling plants to thrive at great heights needs a few ideas and tips to get the best results. There are a few variables that you must take into account for balcony growing. Here below are the most...

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Thanks Plants!

Thanks Plants! https://youtu.be/JoUpN7GwPkY Plants are essential in our lives. Let's give them something back! Plants. When you think about plants, you might be tempted to think of the Sansevieria that used to sit on your grandparents' windowsill, or that cactus which...

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