Monthly Archives: August 2016

  1. September in the garden

    September in the garden

    School children go back to their learning institutions resplendent in over-sized blazers and blister-inducing, shiny black shoes. Crows and ravens return noisily to nest uncomfortably close in neighbours' trees. Strictly Come Dancing revs up for its sprint

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  2. Saving wildlife with Bumblebee Conservation Trust

    Saving wildlife with Bumblebee Conservation Trust

    The humble bumblebee is more important than many may think! We spoke to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust about the importance of these little invertebrates and

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  3. Chatting allotments with Southbourne Gardens

    Chatting allotments with Southbourne Gardens

    This week we caught up with Victoria, avid allotment-grower and the mind behind Southbourne Gardens. We talk about all the benefits and advice for starting up an allotment, as well as a

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  4. How to Fit Gravel Boards

    a close up of a wooden gravel board under an overlap fence and sitting on a bed of gravel

    Gravel boards are important when installing a fence. Find out why and how to install gravel boards here.

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  5. Setting up a garden with The Blackberry Garden

    Setting up a garden with The Blackberry Garden

    Earlier this month, we spoke to Alison from The Blackberry Garden about setting up a garden from scratch to get some excellent tips for people just getting started with gardening, and especially for people

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  6. Talking hen-keeping with The Kitchen Garden

    Talking hen-keeping with The Kitchen Garden

    Earlier this month, we caught up with the wonderful Francine from The Kitchen Garden to talk about keeping hens, making a career out of gardening, and getting the most out of a small plot. Take a look at everything we spoke about below.

    Our interview

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  7. Finding out about the Garden Tower Project

    Finding out about the Garden Tower Project

    We were lucky enough to have a chat with the great people over at Garden Tower Project to find out about their amazing garden tower. We talk about everything from growing-your-own to how to reap the benefits of this sustainable, vertical garden. Check

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  8. Growing in small spaces with VegTrug

    Growing in small spaces with VegTrug

    Growing your own food can be a bit of a challenge, especially if you are growing in small spaces. But the guys over at VegTrug have created a fantastic range of products that are perfect for just this!

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  9. How to fit a garden gate

    How to fit a garden gate

    Go for chunky, solid, well made gates for years of easy access.

    Never skimp when buying your gate as it is the one piece of the garden that potentially is being opened, shut, slammed and swung on for years. Quality is the key to a successful

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  10. Talking edibles with The Unconventional Gardener

    Talking edibles with The Unconventional Gardener

    Earlier this month, we were fortunate enough to speak to Emma over at The Unconventional Gardener about growing unusual edible crops and any advice she could give people looking to start

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