How To Sow Lupin Seeds – All You Need To Know

Lupins are a favorite for gardeners who love the aesthetic of a quintessential cottage-style garden. Their large and dramatic pea-like blooms are often used to provide some height and drama to flower borders. Lupins are also adored by bumblebees and are the perfect flower if you are trying to bring a little wildlife into your … Read more

How To Sow Yellow Rattle – All You Need To Know

Are you looking at getting into re-wilding, or in other words, looking to ‘grow wildflowers wherever you can’? Then you are going to want to grow Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus minor or ‘meadow-maker’). But how do you effectively do so, and when is best? Here is the exact approach to take. So how do you sow … Read more

Killing Stinging Nettles With Vinegar – How To Do It Safely!

The gardening world has been slowly moving back to its organic, no-chemical roots. Using natural fertilizers and plant care solutions is becoming more and more popular. Killing weeds in our gardens is one of the top complaints most gardeners have, and the move to more eco-friendly weed-killing solutions can be nothing but a good thing. … Read more

How To Water Hanging Baskets Without A Hose

Hanging baskets can be the perfect solution for those of us who don’t have much yard space. However, they can dry out much faster than containers and direct to soil growing. The key to a beautiful garden using hanging baskets is to keep them as well-watered as necessary. But how do you do so without … Read more

Do Acers Like Sun Or Shade? – Optimal Growing Conditions

Acers, commonly known as Japanese Maples, are a fantastic tree choice. No matter the size of your garden, you can grow these majestic and vibrant trees directly in the soil or even in pots. The Acer trees striking range of colors, Orange, Red, Pink, Yellow, and Green, have cemented this tree’s popularity in our gardens. … Read more

Plants Suitable For Tall Narrow Pots – The 5 To Grow!

A potted garden is perfect for those of us who have small gardens or just a sad-looking concrete patch. However, there is an art to making potted plants look beautiful. Particularly if you have tall, narrow pots. A small growing plant or herb in an oversized pot will be swamped by the size of its … Read more