Protect your lawns and vegetable plots from lather jackets. They’re active from February to October, so now is a good time to start getting rid of them – or prevent them from munching through your garden and destroying it.
Wildlife friendly shrubs through the year
Thinking about what to plant in your garden?
Here’s a list of what blooms in each month and how much sun/shade they need.
Growing Asian Vegetable
There is a surprising variety of Asian vegetables that will tolerate the British climate though many need the help of a greenhouse or polytunnel.
Paul Green recently provided a very “touchy-feely” talk to the Stonehouse Gardening Club. Entitled “Sensory Sensations”, Paul illustrated his talk with a wide variety of plants and shrubs, stressing that location was important to maintain darker leaved plants. Here are some of the plants Paul told us about: Dark Grasses Sambuca (Mondo Grass) “Opioda” a lovely…
Helping your garden survive heatwaves and drought
Ideas from everyone on helping our gardens survive heatwaves and drought.
Bats in your garden affirms the health of the environment, of the place you are in.
RHS Bridgewater: highlights of the garden
What you can expect to see RHS Bridgewater – highlights from this year’s SGC annual trip to an RHS garden.
Growing orchids in your garden
Tips on how to grow wild orchids in your garden – and how to find native orchids in the wild.
The three pot method: Grow a continuous supply of salad
It makes sense to grow your own salad. Salad leaves are expensive to buy – why not grow them when they are inexpensive and very delicious when freshly harvested at home?
Create a flourishing vegetable patch
Some gardening rules are meant to be broken. Maximise vegetable yield by rejecting these gardening rules.