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...]



Suttons new Grow Your Own seed pots

Whilst mooching around the garden centre as one does on a bank holiday weekend, we spied these large yogurt pot style container growing kits from Suttons. A novel idea for a present or perhaps an easy way to grow some window herbs or bring on some tomato seeds! The Grow Your Own pot range … [Read more...]



Some new perennials

The frenzy of seed sowing and dividing herbaceous perennials is upon us and the Gardening for Health borders have just undergone a five year revamp. Many of the perennials such as Hemerocallis, and geraniums had grown into very large clumps, so the division of the roots yielded quite a number of … [Read more...]



Spring is nearly here!

Isn't it amazing how a little bit of sunshine and a mild late winter day can uplift a gardener's spirits. In two weeks, we have gone from -15 degrees celcius to a balmy 5 degrees, that's a 20 degree shift in temperature and the garden is starting to waken. The lilac trees have masses of pale … [Read more...]



Gardening on a budget

With the cost of living biting hard, the last place we will want to spend our hard earned money is in the garden.  However, you can still have a great display at little cost. We have been through the seed and plant catalogues to see what can be achieved easily on a small budget. Seeds for … [Read more...]



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