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
Plant for bees
If you have space, a patch of wildflowers or an overgrown lawn with dandelions and daisies is a big help to bees
Gardening in June
June is the beginning of summer and you should now start to see the results of all the work done earlier in the year.
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.