Charlotte Skinner, Author at Squire's Garden Centres

Sarah’s Monthly Snippets

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

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September Gardening Tips

Autumn may be on the way but there is still plenty to enjoy in the garden. Many plants are sporting a wonderful second burst of blooms. I have roses, lupins and clematis all looking striking at the moment. The star of the show is Mrs Cholmondeley a gorgeous clematis, which I would best describe as […]

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August Gardening Tips

After a warm and rainy July maybe August will prove a little more settled! Some of the cottage garden plants in our garden took a bit of a pasting in the downpours, notwithstanding our best attempts at staking them. There have also been a few broken rose stems. Despite these casualties the garden is looking […]

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July Gardening Tips

High summer is the perfect time to enjoy your garden during the long mid-summer evenings. So much is in flower now, helped and maybe held back a little, by a cool and rainy May and June. There is enough to do in the garden this month and even more to enjoy. Here are a few […]

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June Gardening Tips

When I was young, June was the exam month. Why was there always a lawn mower going while you sat in the exam hall?  Now that association is a distant memory, I am free to enjoy June as one of the most beautiful months in the garden. After all, it is the peak of the […]

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May Gardening Tips

One of the many wonderful things about May is that, in this area at least,  there are usually no more frosts from about 10th of the month. This is a liberating feeling in the garden. It means that hanging baskets, pots and borders can be filled with colour by planting out bedding plants.  Colour combinations […]

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