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Autumn Gardening Tips

How to help your garden survive the heatwave

Water plants early in the morning or late in the evening Have your plants wilted in the heat? Have your roses lost their shine or is your lettuce looking limp? With the heatwave predicted to continue for another two weeks Sarah Squire, deputy chairman of Squire’s Garden Centres, gives some top tips to help your […]

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Bees & Butterflies

Attract bees and butterflies to your garden by following these simple steps below.   Bee Friendly Help a Tired Bee – Put two spoons of sugar with one spoon of water, on a spoon and leave in front of a tired bee. Once it’s eaten. it will be revived.   Plant vibrant and colourful plants, […]

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Summer Flowering Bulbs

When one thinks of bulbs it is usually the spring flowering Daffodils and Crocus that come to mind. However, some of the most colourful and dramatic summer flowering plants are grown from bulbs and tubers. Summer flowering bulbs start to appear in garden centres in January for planting later in the spring. If you are […]

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Getting to Grips with Compost

Here is a basic guide to what’s what in the compost world. John Innes composts are based on loam. Loam based composts tend to have better water retaining attributes and to re wet more easily than peat based composts. Loam is a fairly heavy material and it is particularly useful in containers where the pot […]

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