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Sarah’s Snippets

Gardening advice and monthly tips from our Chairman, Sarah Squire.

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August Gardening Tips

Enjoy the warm summer days in your garden this month, there are just a few easy tasks for when you are pottering around… Continue to water and feed hanging baskets and containers. Deadhead faded flowers of perennials and annuals to encourage new blooms. Trim lavender bushes once they have finished flowering. Take cuttings of tender […]

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July Gardening Tips

With long mid-summer evenings and many plants blooming, July is a month to really enjoy your garden. Though, there are always tasks to keep us busy and these are a few to be done this month: Water plants and hanging baskets every day, ideally in the cool of the morning or evening, and feed once […]

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June Gardening Tips

June is the most beautiful month in the garden. There is plenty to enjoy as your hard work over previous months all comes together. And there is also still plenty to keep you occupied… Now that any danger of frost is gone, summer bedding plants can be planted out in borders, containers and hanging baskets. […]

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May Gardening Tips

Last month has just been announced as the sunniest April on record and we very much hope the beautiful weather will return soon. In the garden, there is plenty to be done in May, here are some ideas to keep you busy: Once there is no risk of frost, tender plants and vegetables can be […]

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April Gardening Tips

The heady scent of spring, the joyful birdsong and the increasing warmth of the sun is upon us this month, and already we have seen some beautiful weather! Here are some ideas for April: April is a good month to increase your lawn care efforts. Mow as required starting with the blades set quite high […]

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