Peat Free Compost Archives - Squire's Garden Centres

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Best Vegetables to Plant in Autumn

Typically, the start of autumn is a time when we are harvesting much of our home-grown and allotment vegetables after a long growing season. But late August/early September can be a good time to sow some vegetable seeds for winter, such as leafier crops like lettuce, rocket and spinach, as well as peas, broad beans […]

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The Advantages of Peat Free Compost

Peat free compost is growing in popularity and rightly so. As a growing medium it has never been better, with many multi-purpose peat free composts emerging that are as good if not better than peat compost and other growing mediums for the average gardener. What is Peat Free Compost? Peat free compost is just like […]

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Best Time of Year to Plant Trees & Shrubs

Now there’s a question. You might be surprised to learn that the best time to plant in the UK is when it starts to cool down after summer. Yes, really! Despite the summer growth you often see, when plants show off their colours and grow again this is not the best time to plant afresh. […]

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How to Lay Turf

So, you want to create a new lawn because your existing lawn is tired and there are too many weeds now, or maybe you moved into your first home and are putting a fresh lawn down for the first time. And you want to do it yourself. Whatever the reason for laying a new lawn […]

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Colourful Autumn Flowers

Brighten your garden in autumn by adding some wonderful plants with bold colour! Plants like asters, chrysanthemums, dainty violas, cyclamen, and pansies (and more) will put life back into your beds and containers. The days are shortening in autumn, and are getting a bit duller, so the bolder the better and the more vibrant colours […]

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