Monday, November 20, 2017

GARDENING NEWS

Plant World Seeds 2018 catalogue + free seed offer

Free seeds worth £5.15 with any order from new catalogue The Plant World Seeds offers have always been very popular - and here’s a new...

FEATURED PLANTS AND FLOWER SEEDS

ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH

Honey bees

Beekeepers’ fears over low honey crop

Poor yield sparks more worries over future of honey bees This year’s honey crop has been described as ‘depressingly small’ in a statement by the...
Out To Lunch Campaign. Picture; Soil Association

Best and worst kids’ menus at restaurant chains

Soil Association and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall reveal shocking statistics A new league table ranking children’s food in 25 of the UK’s most popular restaurant chains was...

PRODUCTS AND REVIEWS

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

Lubera fruit trees: 20% off

Save on extensive collection until end of November Now's the time of year to save on fruit trees and there's no better choice than Swiss...

Tomatoes: the good, the bad and the tasteless

What to buy - and avoid - for 2018 It's the first week in November and the last of the tomatoes have been used -...

Magnificent 7 pumpkins from Mr Fothergill’s

Celebrate Halloween 2018 with these home-grown stars Autumn and Halloween, in particular, is the time for pumpkins, squashes, and gourds to shine - here are seven...

GARDENING JOBS AND TECHNIQUES

5 key gardening jobs November 11-17

Plant out winter bedding Now is the last chance to plant out winter bedding. You could try wallflowers, forget-me-nots, Bellis, Primula, Viola (winter pansies) and...
Don't do this to a frozen lawn! Picture; David Hedges-Gower

Keep your lawn healthy during winter

I don't have lawns in my crammed garden, so I have absolutely no authority to write about them! Luckily, guest expert David Hedges-Gower has...
Rosa glauca hips

5 key gardening jobs November 4-10

Prune roses Lightly prune bush roses to prevent wind-rock, as they are usually shallow rooted. Climbing roses should be pruned now at the very latest. Plant...

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