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
Helping Wildlife Through the Winter
During the winter months, wild animals find the home nestled in leaf piles, settle into trees, or burrow into compost heaps.
How to keep your greenhouse heated during the colder months
Greenhouses keep vulnerable plants protected during the colder months - here's our top tips to keeping the heat in your greenhouse.
Long-lived perennials to grow
Bring lasting colour and interest to your plot with these long-lived perennials.
Fascinating facts about winter moths - Butterfly Conservation
While most insects in the UK take a break in the winter months, there are a few hardy butterflies and moths that can be seen at this time of year if you only know where to look!
Winter Garden Birds
Alongside these varied wildlife species, you can also expect to see quite a few garden birds throughout winter.
Protecting your plants from wind
You’ve put so much effort into your garden, the last thing you want is for your plants to be damaged in the wind. Here are our top short-term tips on how to protect your plants.
Most gardeners love to grow Sunflowers but do you know how to harvest the seeds?