Garden Time | Gardening in July

Gardening in July

July is a beautiful time of the year. It is the time when the garden is blooming and you get to see out of the plants and flowers you spent all spring tending.  Read more

Swifts in the Loft

This week is Swift Awareness Week (June 22nd – 30th). I love Swifts and am lucky enough to have some nesting in the loft. Also known as Devil Birds, for their screaming. For me the call of the Swift is one of the sounds of the summer. Arriving from Africa through out May and June, these birds fill the skies with their acrobatic flight and haunting cries. 

But there are too few Swifts in the sky. Their numbers have fallen significantly since the seventies and Swifts are now on the amber list. Swifts have declined by over 50% in recent years.  Read more

Garden Time – May

Our tips for looking after your garden in May. Including getting your vegetables ready and what to plant. Happy Gardening lovely people.

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Build your own hedge fund…. from as little as £5 investment

Build your own hedge fund In this fast paced, financially driven world, money seems to be the ultimate goal for most. What to invest in, where to put your money, what is the best return for your buck?

This simple, straightforward guide on investing in a ‘hedge’ fund will guide you through:

  • What to invest in.
  • The benefits of a ‘hedge’ fund.
  • The returns on your ‘hedge’ fund. Read more

April Gardening – Seeds, Weeds and More

April is when gardens start to bloom. Embracing spring and growth. This means it is one of the busiest months for gardening. Sowing seeds, weeding and starting to keep on top of the grass again. Read more

6 Ways to Help the Wildlife in your Garden

 

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Gardens can be a wonderful place to relax and recharge. They can also be a great place for children to learn about plants and nature. One of the lovely things about the garden is it can be a lovely, safe space for nature. Bees, butterflies and hedgehogs are all decreasing in number, and all need a little help and a little more space. Here are a few ways to help your garden be more eco-friendly and encourage wildlife into your garden. Read more

Garden Time | March 

March weather can be a little bit hit and miss. We have already had Storm Gareth and the weather is set to be grey and windy for the week to come. Some aspects of gardening may not be fun at this time of year… but they are necessary. So here are a few things you can do in the sunshine moments. Or in the rain if you feel up to it!

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To Plant a Tree…

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is now – Chinese proverb.

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Bees in Autumn

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Have you noticed less bee buzzing around you garden? Their gentle hum seems to have nearly disappeared now. We spoke to our charity partners, The Bumblebee Conservation Trust about what happens to bees at this time of the year, and what we can do to help them during their quiet time. Read more

Things to Do During the Easter Holidays!

Easter holidays are a great time to spend time with your family, making memories. So we have come up with a few ways to entertain the kids this Easter break… that will also teach them life skills & leave them with lovely childhood memories.

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