It’s easy to grow your own potatoes

It’s easy to grow your own potatoes

Chips, roasties, mash, boiled or baked – the humble potato is a dinner table staple for many of us. And the great thing about potatoes is that it’s relatively easy to grow your own crop, either in the garden, in purpose made bags or even in pots. First earlies,...
Care for wild birds in your garden this winter

Care for wild birds in your garden this winter

Seeing and hearing the birds in our garden is always a delight, but winter can be a hard time of year for our feathered friends so we’ve put together a few ideas on how you can help them stay healthy. Providing bird feeders in your garden is an obvious place to start....
Making the most of winter with your dog

Making the most of winter with your dog

What can be better than slipping on your dog’s lead and enjoying a leisurely stroll in the warm, summer sunshine? Not much! But when the winter rolls round and it’s cold and dark outside, taking your dog for a walk can be a whole lot less inviting! However, we know...
Taking care of your Christmas tree

Taking care of your Christmas tree

There’s nothing quite like the look and smell of a real Christmas tree to bring some festive magic to your home. But some people worry that their lovingly decorated centrepiece will be dropping its needles and turning brown before the first gift is even unwrapped. So,...
November is the natural time to plant trees

November is the natural time to plant trees

Autumn is nature’s natural time for planting, which means it’s also the ideal time for you to be out there adding to your garden. November and December are the perfect time to plant trees and although planting is not a difficult or time consuming job, it’s worth...