green gardening

Where Are The Best Growing Conditions In The UK?

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

best growing conditions, eco gardening

Gardening is one of the most popular pastimes in the UK. With long waiting lists for allotments and guerrilla gardening on the rise there seems to be no decline in the populations love for their garden. Click on the infographic below created by Compost Direct which shows where the UK’s hotspots are for the most sunshine, least rainfall […]

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Really Green Gardening

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening, green home

green home, green energy

Our homes and gardens are our own little slice of this earth which we can relax and be at peace with.  However they are also a huge source of energy waste and impact heavily on the environment.  There are ways of reducing the impact your home has on our planet though.  Take a look at a […]

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Attracting Birds To Your Garden

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

wildlife gardening

If you love seeing the local birds go about their business, but they don’t seem to be attracted to your garden, it might be that your outdoor space simply isn’t designed with our feathered friends in mind. If this is something you’d like to change, here are some simple tips for attracting more birds into […]

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Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening

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If you are struggling with ideas of what to do with what your garden this year, you’re not alone; think of how many people have an uninspired patch of grass, just waiting to be transformed. With spring creeping up on us, now is the perfect time to get down to work… Trim It Back When you […]

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The Complete Grow Your Own Calendar

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening

eco friendly gardening

Whether you’re looking to spruce up your garden or ahiming to make the most of your outdoor space, award-winning seed supplier Dobies of Devon has produced this handy grow your own gardening calendar so you know exactly what to plant and when. January This is the month when your garden will likely experience some of […]

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Your Winter Gardening Survival Guide

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, green gardening

winter gardening

Winter’s here, and that means your garden may be looking pretty bleak. If you’re making a point of being more self-sufficient, or you’re just passionate about growing, then the harsh chill of winter can be pretty discouraging. However, you don’t just have to sit there and watch your plants turn to frosty, wet mush. Here […]

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3 Ways To Use Bark In Your Garden This Winter

By Kate Haines,
Filed in green gardening

eco gardening, winter gardening

With wind, rain, ice and snow, the winter makes it tough to keep your garden in check. However, neglecting your garden completely over the colder months can leave you with a mountain to tackle when the spring rolls back around. Make garden bark your best friend this winter and keep your maintenance to a minimum. […]

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