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

Gardening Blog

Gardening advice, monthly tasks & tips from our crew of resident gardening experts…

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September Gardening Tips

Autumn is the perfect time to prepare your garden for beautiful spring colour. There may also be some tidying and a little repair work to do, from the wear and tear of summer! While the ground is warm and moist, plant hardy evergreens such as roses and trees. Spring flowering bulbs are now in stock, plant […]

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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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