In the depth of winter, it may seem that there is little to do in your garden. There are few plants and flowers growing, the weather is cold and less daylight prevents you from spending a lot of time outdoors.
However, there are things you can be doing to prepare your garden for spring. From tools and sheds, to digging over soil and making it ready for planting, this infographic shows you some practical ways to get a head start on your spring garden.
By planning ahead, you can ensure a beautiful garden with pretty flowers and tidy borders. You’ll be the envy of the street!
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Just because it’s autumn it doesn’t mean the gardening has to stop. While it will be difficult to watch your beautiful summer garden lose some of its beauty, there is still so much you can get done. Your garden can still look amazing throughout autumn and you must remember that it is also a great time to prepare your garden for winter and spring.
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Composting organic waste is one of the best things you can do for the environment.
What is compost, anyway?
Nicknamed “Black Gold” by many gardeners and farmers, compost is a soil-like substance made from decomposed organic materials, such as yard trimmings and food scraps. When used properly, beneficial microorganisms in your compost pile will break down the waste until it becomes an unrecognizable substance that is dark, fluffy and rich in nutrients. It can be used for potting plants, as a form of mulch, or as a “soil amendment” that increases the organic content of your soil.
The barrier to entry might seem high, but composting is as easy as you want to make it.
Not only does composting divert organic materials from landfills, it also creates a nutrient-rich material perfect for growing a wide variety of plants and crops. The barrier to entry might seem high, but composting is as easy as you want to make it. This guide will help you get started:
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Not only are bees incredible pollinators, they are also the only insect in the world to produce food that humans can eat. Over the last two decades, research has shown that this hardworking creature is in rapid decline.
Find in this infographic below, why it’s so important that we save these ancient insects and how you can help:
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Sometimes we buy a plant but we don’t even know how much light does it need. I found this very useful guide and I needed to share it with you, if you are like me and don’t have any idea of how much light does your cacti, begonia or your peace lily need. Hope it helps!
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Gardening is a wonderful activity as it holds so many benefits. It’s a healthy past-time, getting you out and about and active; it provides a wonderful enhancement to a living space however small; it can provide amazing produce from eye catching blooms to vegetables and fruits for your cooking exploits.
While of course it’s best to get the assistance of the experts when planning out your dream landscape garden or even just a small patch of space, there are many apps available that will also assist you. These apps vary in terms of their content and quality (and cost) so Capital Garden Services has developed this useful infographic which lists some we think are quite good.
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When plants are becoming too big for their pots, they begin to show a number of symptoms. Identify those signs and learn with this easy 10 steps guide when and how to repot your plants on time:
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