Aiming at Autumn.

24 Sep

If you’re looking out at your garden and wondering what to do now everything is slowing down and dying back … Here’s a handy little Autumn ‘To Do List’:

 

Autumn is quite an important season in gardening as it serves as a good time to start prepping things for next year’s display.  Managing tasks is vital so that nothing gets missed and claimed by the cold onslaught Winter could bring. 

 

So with that in mind, here’s a little list of what we, at HSM, feel are essential things to do over the next couple of months. 

 

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Icing on the Cake.

07 Aug

Everyone likes a beautifully maintained flower bed with all the flowers manicured to perfection, the grass edging crisp and trimmed and the shrubs a perfect sphere of leafy greenness. A beautiful sight. Then you look down, close at the ground…eugh. Weeds have germinated. There’s footprints everywhere.  It’s just a bit messy looking. What can we do to get this A+ area into a AA++++ mega gold star bed?

 

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Too Hot To Handle.

02 Jul

Blimey it’s been a couple of insanely hot weeks hasn’t it?! 

 

Heat can be a real bother when it starts to climb to very non-British levels. Around the Mediterranean, they have siestas, in England, we…keep going…? I know which I’d prefer. In order to keep chugging along in the bright summer sun, and to make sure us gardeners and our plants don’t burn out, there are plenty of things we can do to beat the heat!

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

18 May

“RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 is the pinnacle of the horticultural calendar and is once again set to inspire millions by showcasing the best in gardening.

 

Discover the eight Show Gardens, five Fresh Gardens, nine Artisan Gardens, the Fresh Gardens and more than 100 floral displays, which will make up the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show (23-27 May 2017),

 

“As with every RHS Chelsea Flower Show for more than a century, designers, nurseryman and leading lights are pulling out all the stops to make this the best gardening event in the world.””

 

More can be found here:

https://www.rhs.org.uk/shows-events/rhs-chelsea-flower-show/News/2017/2017-highlights

 

Article Source: RHS Website.

 

Posted by David