Plants as presents

Katie Rushworth Blog

Plants as presents

Posted 12 / 12 / 2018

When you give a plant, you give the gift of love! Plants take time to grow and nurture, so it shows the recipient that you’ve thought about them well in advance. Here are a couple of gift ideas that are cheap and easy, and make wonderful presents all year round. Propagating your own plants might […]

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Caring for winter wildlife

Posted 13 / 11 / 2018

Winter is hard on the garden, and it’s hard on our furry and feathered friends too. Food and fresh water are scarce, and staying warm is a constant challenge for birds and animals in the winter. The good news is, you can help! With just a couple of forward-thinking garden adjustments, you can welcome wildlife […]

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Autumn lawn care: my top tips

Posted 19 / 09 / 2018

Summertime is great, nobody would argue with that… would they? Nobody except, perhaps, your lawn. Lack of water and extensive summer use can leave your turf parched, compacted and in need of some serious TLC. It’s natural to expect a bit of die back on your lawn through the colder, darker months, but with a couple […]

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Spring and summer lawn care

Posted 11 / 06 / 2018

Summertime is full of commotion. Between getting shrubs trimmed, seeds planted out, climbers tied up and the like, it can be easy to overlook your garden’s biggest green space – your lawn. Grass is a hardy and vigorous plant, and can withstand drought, sunshine, waterlogging – the lot. But if it gets bare, dried up […]

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Patio and container plants for summer

Posted 08 / 04 / 2018

This time of year is a great time to enjoy looking ahead to summer and planning what will be going on in your garden in the brighter months. If you’re short on bedding space, are working with a small space like a yard, or simply want to spruce up a patio, planting in containers is […]

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Seasonal recipe: veggie paella

Posted 19 / 03 / 2018

It’s finally getting to that time of year where the days are getting longer and I’ve even stopped in the street to enjoy the sun on my face for a few moments! The start of spring is a really precious time, and it’s around this point where I invariably start casting my mind forward to […]

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