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


August gardening advice

Before I start talking about what to do in the garden this month, I want to begin by saying that the number one priority for august is to enjoy your garden and everything it has to offer at this time of year. Embrace the colourful flowers, enchanting scents and heaps of garden wildlife that are out in their numbers and (fingers crossed) plenty more sunshine. It’s summer time and its easy to forget that garden maintenance is a must, so here’s a few gardening jobs for august: Water – Remember to water and feed... Read More