Wildlife & The Environment
To ensure that they pose no unacceptable risk to human health, wildlife or the environment, most garden pesticides need to be approved for sale by the HSE.
To ensure you are using a registered product please look on the product for the approval number that starts with “MAPP xxxx” or check HSEs garden database for a list of products that are authorised for use on particular plants or areas in the garden.If you have an article of interest please contact us
Save hedgehogs coming out of hibernation by giving them ‘room to roam’, urges wildlife expert
As hedgehogs come out of hibernation, those with gardens can make sure they have plenty of room to roam
Getting the best from Hydrangeas
Hydrangeas are such reliable flowering shrubs and they suit gardens of all sizes. They flower for much longer than most other plants, months rather than weeks in many cases.
Gardening in April
Spring is here and there is lots to be getting on with in the garden but beware of cold nights and frosts.
Fast-Growing Plants for Screens
Use these plants to give privacy from your neighbours, mask an eyesore or design a screen around a decked/patio area.
Gardening in March
In March, the days are noticeably longer, and it’s an opportunity to get out into the garden to enjoy some early spring sunshine.
Creating a Pollinator Garden
Planting a range of colourful flowers not only helps pollinators, but also provides you with a stunning garden.
National Trust reveals first of 20 planned ‘green corridors’
The three-mile route will run from central Bath to countryside to the east of the city.