Feeding hedges, shrubs and roses

The first thing we should address is if it’s actually necessary to feed your plants. And the simple answer is yes. However, this differs between different types of plants; whereas Roses and containerised plants require regular feeding, hedges and shrubs can get by with the occasional feed. Many gardeners presume that plants only need feeding when they begin to show signs of poor growth, however poor growth can also be related to other factors such as drought, pests and weather damage, rather than a lack of nutrients. So when exactly... Read More


Planting Essentials – The benefits of RootGrow, Bonemeal and Seaweed

Often gardeners, particularly new gardeners, underestimate the benefits of using root treatments, fertilisers and stimulants when planting a new hedge or shrub, so we’ve put together this blog to help you understand the advantages of planting with one of the following products. Rootgrow Mycorrihzal Treatment This root treatment is developed from fungi, known as Mycorrhizal, which is a living orgasm found naturally in UK soils and is beneficial to your garden as 90% of all plants depend on it. Mycorrhizal is essential to all root development and cultivates naturally over... Read More


How do I use Bonemeal?

When it comes to purchasing your plants, its not unusual to be bombarded with suggested fertilisers as everyone has their favourite. We highly reccomend using organic Bonemeal to ensure your plants get the best start to establishment as possible. The purpose of Bonemeal is essentially improving the quality of your soil by increasing the intake of nutrients plants need to develop. A great, slow releasing fertiliser, Bonemeal should be applied to the soil as opposed to the roots of the plant. You can do this by forking it through your backfill, ensuring... Read More