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
Suitable plants for bedding
To provide quick, easy to grow seasonal flower and foliage colour, and for ease of planning and setting out, bedding plants are usually chosen from the following:
A guide to garden wildlife
As you spend more time working outside, it's not unusual to find yourself becoming more aware of just how full of wildlife your garden is.
Gardening Jobs for May
May is a busy time in the garden, getting everything ready for what will hopefully be a wonderful summer. Check out this list of things to do in May by Love The Garden.
Here are 5 things you can do to help if you happen to find residents in your garden nest box.
Making the perfect compost heap
Composting is one of the most talked-about activities in the gardening world, but one which few do well.
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 ...
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