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...

January 2019: Kentia Palm Houseplant of the Month

The story of Kentia Palm Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana) is a plant with a relatively small base from which slender stems grow upwards bearing soft, elegant green palm leaves. It’s one of the few palms that thrives on little light, low humidity and cool rooms. Kentia...

Autumn & Winter Colour

Scroll down for plants and ideas for late winter.    Autumn/Winter Gardens, plants & green landscapes are good for you! Increasing research results indicate that gardening is good for you, plants improve your local environment & greenery improves your health...

Why feed your garden birds?

Feeding Birds makes sense not only for the birds but also for your garden. If the garden birds can become accustomed to feeding in your garden all year round they will also feed on the grubs & insects pest on your plants. Britain's gardens are an essential...

Ask the expert

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. 

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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