Grant O'Sullivan, Author at Squire's Garden Centres

Sarah’s Snippets

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

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March Gardening Tips

I have a hunch we can sense and scent spring before we see it. Even before the leaf buds start appearing and new shoots start growing there is a wonderful fresh aroma, particularly in the morning and evening, slightly damp but warmer than a few days before and accompanied by a growing crescendo of birdsong. This […]

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February Gardening Tips

As I write this we are in lockdown and storm Christoph is forecast to bring wind and rain and flooding. So far so dismal. I would love to bring you some cheer, so please permit me to invite you to dream of spring when the garden will burst back into life, a promise that is kept […]

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January Gardening Tips

A safe and Happy New Year to you all, it’s 2021 and another gardening year begins! January is very much dedicated to tidying and organising, but there are a few things to keep on top of in the garden on dry days… Deadhead winter flowering pansies. Hard prune tough deciduous hedges such as hawthorn and […]

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December Gardening Tips

We’ve had lots of opportunities to plant and enjoy our gardens this year, and now, all of a sudden, Christmas is upon us! Bring the outside in and choose a real Christmas tree. Remember to cut a little piece from the bottom of the stem before you bring it into the house, as you would […]

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November Gardening Tips

Enjoy the fantastic colours of autumn this month and rest assured that there is still time to plant… Plant trees, shrubs and climbers – you can plant deciduous hedges and all kinds of deciduous shrubs and trees! Continue dividing perennials and planting tulips, you can also still move established plants if they are in the […]

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