The top online resources for budding gardeners

Katie Rushworth Blog

The top online resources for budding gardeners

Posted 21 / 08 / 2018

The best online resources for budding gardeners In this article, I’d like to share with you some resources that I’d always like to recommend to gardeners of all experience levels. Whether you’re an experienced green fingers, or a budding potterer just starting out – these are the websites to head to. Royal Horticultural Society This […]

Read more...

Taking cuttings from your garden: a guide

Posted 14 / 08 / 2018

If you have a favourite plant or two that you’d like to re-plant elsewhere in your garden, you don’t need to splash out on seeds or young plants – by taking plant cuttings now, you can easily propagate new plants from your own stock. Hydrangeas, lavender, philadelphus and forsythia are plants that tend to root […]

Read more...

Hedges: choose the best for your garden

Posted 05 / 03 / 2018

The British hedgerow is a thing of wonder, isn’t it? I love to take country walks with my girls and see what we can find growing and sheltering in the verdant, century-old greenery along the lanes. It’s easy to see why you might choose to add some hedging to your garden – screening, decoration, or […]

Read more...

New years resolutions for beginner gardeners

Posted 02 / 01 / 2018

Here we are, in the new year already! I was thinking over the festive season about the challenges that lie ahead for me in the garden this year. What tips would I give to a gardener who’s relatively new to the game?Overall, the most important thing is to enjoy the ride! Nature’s bounties are a […]

Read more...

Garden jobs for October

Posted 03 / 10 / 2017

October is the time of year where things start to feel positively wintry, with lots of rain and wind and showers of brightly coloured leaves spiralling to the ground. I do find it quite magical though, and I love to cast my mind forward to autumnal calendar events like Halloween and Bonfire Night. This month, it’s still […]

Read more...

Planting for autumn colour

Posted 19 / 09 / 2017

I don’t know about you, but for me over the past few weeks things have really started feeling… well, autumnal. Although 2017’s autumn doesn’t officially start until this Thursday, I’m pretty sure that’s just a technicality – according to the golden drifts of leaves on the ground, and chilly evenings anyway. I love this time […]

Read more...