Archives for May 2012

RHS issue advice about Legionnaires disease

The Royal Horticultural Society have issued some useful advice about avoiding Legionnaires disease in the garden. Guy Barter, RHS Chief Horticultural Advisor says; "First of all we would like to emphasise that the risk to gardeners of getting Legionnaires and similar diseases is small and with … [Read more...]



Review – Procter Pest Stop range

Mice can be a real problem around the home and garden, so we have been trialling some of the new additions to the Procter Pest Stop range. A range of repellers which work by emitting a high frequency sound which rodents or crawling insects don't like. The device is slim and unobtrusive and … [Read more...]



New Foxglove is RHS Chelsea 2012 Plant of the Year

The staff at Gardening for Health cannot wait to get their hands on Thompson & Morgan’s new, World Exclusive Foxglove, ‘Illumination Pink’ which has been chosen from an impressive shortlist of plants to win the 2012 "Plant of the Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show. ‘Illumination Pink’ is a … [Read more...]



Review – Miracle Gro Expand ‘n Gro compost

Lifting and storing large bags of compost can be a problem so we were keen to try the new Miracle Gro Expand 'n Gro concentrated compost. Sold as a bag of dehydrated compost, Miracle-Gro claim that it will expand and grow to three times it's bulk, making up to 50 litres when mixed with same … [Read more...]



Help map European Pear Rust

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is working with the Sylva Foundation conducting a survey in the TreeWatch initiative to map the incidences of European pear rust across the country. Over the last ten years the RHS Advisory Service has seen a steady increase in enquiries suggesting that … [Read more...]



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