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
What to do in your garden in January
The weather patterns of recent winters prove that you just can’t rely on the British weather when it comes to gardening.
Jobs for the garden this winter
Winter is a great time for gardeners to take stock, tidy up, protect plants and plan ahead. Here is a winter gardening guide by Countryfile
Help wildlife survive winter
Discover some of the most important ways you can support garden wildlife during the winter months. By BBC Gardeners' World Magazine
Jobs to do in December
Even though December can be very cold and frosty – even with sleet and snow showers – there’s nothing better than banishing the winter blues by getting out into the garden.
Vegetable Seeds to Sow in November
Though it’s cold outside, there are some vegetable seeds that you can sow now.
Ponds are a lovely addition to any garden and can provide a rich habitat for a range of wildlife. However, without care ponds can soon become an eyesore with overgrown plants, weeds and water that is ...
How to overwinter Dahlias by Vitax Garden World
Some lift dahlia tubers and store them over winter, then replant the following spring. Others in milder areas leave them in the ground. So what is the best solution to ensure a repeat performance nex...
Clearing autumn leaves and putting them to good use
With the arrival of autumn comes a task that’s the bane of the season for many gardeners: clearing those pesky fallen leaves. Article by LovetheGarden
Foliage plants: how to use green foliage plants in your garden
Designer Alasdair Cameron offers five tips on how to work with foliage and a green colour palette in the garden