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Advice and tips on making gardening easier, how to garden without hurting your back, choosing the best tools, ways for gardeners to save money and lots of advice on how to make things better for gardeners.

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Protecting your Plants from Slugs and Snails - Pumpkin Beth Planting Pumpkins, Planting Flowers, Edible Garden, Easy Garden, Big Garden Birdwatch, Growing Sweet Peas, Sweet Pea Seeds, Snails In Garden, Miniature Orchids

Protecting your Plants from Slugs and Snails - Pumpkin Beth

Protecting your plants from Slugs and Snails For many gardeners, the slug and snail population seemed to explode in 2016, with many fraught and distressed gardeners asking for my advice on the best way to protect their plants from slugs and snails. I am strongly opposed to slug pellets. I wouldn’t wish to kill any of the slugs or snails in my garden, as I believe a healthy eco system is important. Snail shells are very beautiful. I don’t kill any of the slugs or snails in my garden. I…

Access Garden Products Exbury classic growhouse Further Compost Trial Scented Daffodil Trial Slug and Snail Sweet Pea Trial Terrarium, Vivarium, and Orchidarium Tomato Vegetable Other articles that may interest you…………. Cut Flowers, White Flowers, Easy Garden, Garden Ideas, Automatic Watering System, Rhs Hampton Court, Front Gardens, Garden Products, Garden Buildings

Access Garden Products Classic Growhouses - Pumpkin Beth

I used to have a large glasshouse. I felt so fortunate to be able to enjoy the use of my glasshouse, every day I appreciated the exciting range of crops I could grow inside, and the extended growing season and more bountiful harvest that my glasshouse helped to provide me with. I was so grateful, excited, and so inspired by the vast array of glorious fruit and vegetables that I grew inside my glasshouse. Every single day I thanked my lucky stars for my glasshouse, so I was absolutely…

Scented Daffodil Trial 20182 Scented Planting the Dalefoot Composts Double Strength Wool Narcissus Narcissus Narcissus ‘Petit Narcissus Narcissus Narcissus ‘Fragrant Narcissus Narcissus ‘Sweet Narcissus Narcissus Narcissus ‘White Narcissus ‘White… Daffodil Bulbs, Daffodil Flower, Daffodils, Love Flowers, White Flowers, Easy Garden, Garden Ideas, Beneficial Insects, Trumpets

Scented Daffodil Trial 2018 - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Scented Daffodil Trial 20182 Scented daffodils3 Planting the daffodils3.1 Dalefoot Composts Double Strength Wool Compost4 Flowering4.1 Narcissus ‘Elka’4.2 Narcissus ‘Butterfingers’4.3 Narcissus ‘Petit Four’4.4 Narcissus ‘Sabrosa’4.5 Narcissus ‘Sweetness’4.6 Narcissus ‘Fragrant Breeze’4.7 Narcissus ‘Cragford’4.8 Narcissus ‘Sweet Smiles’4.9 Narcissus ‘Quail4.10 Narcissus ‘Thalia’4.11 Narcissus ‘White Lady’4.12 Narcissus ‘White…

The Quadgrow Self Watering Planter - Pumpkin Beth Edible Garden, Easy Garden, Growing Tomatoes, Growing Vegetables, Container Plants, Container Gardening, Automatic Watering System, Organic Compost, Self Watering Planter

The Quadgrow Self Watering Planter - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 The Quadgrow Self Watering Planter1.1 How to assemble the Quadgrow Self Watering Planter:1.2 What compost can you use with the Quadgrow Self Watering Planter?1.3 How do you fill up the Quadgrow’s reservoir?1.4 Growing tomatoes in the Quadgrow1.5 Supporting tomato plants growing in the Quadgrow…

Earthbox Setting up the Mulch Planting in the Watering plants in an Avoiding Compost Trial Scented Daffodil Trial Slug and Snail Sweet Pea Trial Terrarium, Vivarium, and Orchidarium Tomato Vegetable… Container Plants, Container Gardening, Gardening Tips, Automatic Watering System, Easy Garden, Garden Ideas, Front Gardens, Self Watering, February 2016

EarthBox Review - Pumpkin Beth

Earthbox Review At this time of year, it’s lovely to look through the catalogues and choose seeds, plants and other exciting new products to try out. While I was looking through The Organic Gardening Catalogue I spotted the EarthBox, a patented container gardening system, developed by commercial farmers, who designed it especially to offer a low maintenance, self-watering, portable method to garden and grow vegetables, even if you don’t have a garden. I opted for the EarthBox with the green…

The Tomatoes in my Quadgrow are still growing! - Pumpkin Beth Tomato Seedlings, Tomato Plants, Edible Garden, Easy Garden, Container Plants, Container Gardening, How To Ripen Tomatoes, Automatic Watering System, Pepper Plants

The Tomatoes in my Quadgrow are still growing! - Pumpkin Beth

The Tomatoes in my Quadgrow are still growing! This year, I’ve been running more Trials with Tomatoes; I’ll share all the results from my Tomato Trials with you in due course, but today I wanted to show you my Quadgrow Self Watering Planter. Most of…

Here's my Trialled and Tested full list of recommended Christmas Gifts for Gardeners 2017 - Pumpkin Beth Potted Plants, Indoor Plants, Gifts For Women, Gifts For Her, Bottle Garden, Gardening Books, Garden Gifts, Easy Garden, Cut Flowers

Christmas Gifts for Gardeners 2017 - Pumpkin Beth

Gifts for Gardeners I treasure the joy I experience when I find the perfect gift for a special person. I hope to share this joy with you, by sharing the best products that I have tried and tested this year, to help you find superb presents for your loved ones this Christmas. Gardening Society Membership There are many great local gardening societies who meet regularly across Surrey. Membership of a gardening society is a lovely gift. Society members can learn more about gardening, make new…

Book Review - No Dig Organic Home & Garden - Pumpkin Beth Organic Vegetables, Growing Vegetables, Easy Garden, Home And Garden, Stuff To Do, Things To Do, Dig Gardens, Gardening Books, Surrey

Book Review - No Dig Organic Home & Garden - Pumpkin Beth

No Dig Organic Home & Garden: Grow, Cook, Use & Store Your Harvest By Charles Dowding & Stephanie Hafferty Published by Permanent Publications ISBN: 978-1-85623-301-9 I have included the No Dig Organic Home & Garden book by Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty in my recommended…

Aubrieta is an easy to grow container plant that also grows well on walls and in rockeries. Garden Walls, Beneficial Insects, Mauve Color, Colorful Garden, Easy Garden, Container Plants, Shades Of Purple, Beautiful Gardens, Planting

Container Plants for Bees, Butterflies and Gardeners - Pumpkin Beth

A close up of Erigeron karvinskianus. Whether you’ve got a garden, patio, balcony, or a windowsill, remembering to choose flowering plants that produce pollen and nectar that bees and other pollinating insects can access when you’re selecting new plants is a wonderful and worthwhile thing to do. By encouraging nature into your area you can really transform your garden, bringing the whole area to life. There’s nothing more entertaining than watching bees, butterflies and moths in your garden…

Garden Twine Garden Twines Blacker Yarns Garden & Gift Henry Winning Nature Nutscene Classic Jute Fillis Nutscene Greentwist Garden Nutscene Heritage Nutscene Natural Jute Nutscene Tin O’ Twool Chelsheepensioner Red Limited Edition… Edible Garden, Easy Garden, Cucumber Plant, Plant Supports, Tomato Plants, Jute Twine, Garden Gifts, Types Of Food, Growing Vegetables

A Trial of Garden Twine - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Garden Twine Trial2 Garden Twines Trialled2.1 Blacker Yarns Garden & Gift Twine2.2 Henry Winning Nature Twine2.3 Nutscene Classic Jute Fillis 3-ply Twine2.4 Nutscene Greentwist Garden Twine2.5 Nutscene Heritage 5-ply Twine2.6 Nutscene Natural 5-ply Jute Twine2.7 Nutscene Tin O’ Twine2.8 Twool Chelsheepensioner Red Limited Edition…

A Request to Leave Your Autumn Leaves Alone - Pumpkin Beth Autumn Garden, Easy Garden, Garden Rake, Trees And Shrubs, Orange Flowers, Lawn Care, Hedges, Daffodils, Compost

A Request to Leave Your Autumn Leaves Alone - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Autumn leaves1.1 Please leave autumn leaves alone1.2 Hedgehogs1.3 Leaf blowers and garden vacuums1.4 Fun and positive activities to take part in this autumn2 Exceptions – when is it best to collect leaves?2.1 The best tools for collecting fallen leaves2.2 Ponds2.3 Roses2.4 Paths and steps,…

Green & Blue Bee Bricks and Bee Blocks - Pumpkin Beth Beneficial Insects, Easy Garden, Plastic Laundry Basket, Bricks, Bees, Blue Green, Pumpkin, Gardening, Gift Ideas

Green & Blue Bee Bricks and Bee Blocks - Pumpkin Beth

I discovered Green & Blue Bee Bricks and Green & Blue Bee Blocks earlier this year. I was so excited to find these specially designed, stand alone bee houses, that can be placed in your garden, or at your allotment, or used in construction as you would a regular brick, to provide homes for solitary bees in walls, houses, offices, sheds, conservatories, and greenhouses! The Green & Blue Small Bee Block and the Green & Blue Bee Brick provide a home and nest site for solitary bees. Green & Blue…

Dependable Houseplants you Can fall in Love with & Rely on - Pumpkin Beth Green Flowers, Green Plants, Green Leaves, Cold Shower, Peace Lily, Bottle Garden, Monstera Deliciosa, Spider Plants, Easy Garden

Dependable Houseplants you Can fall in Love with & Rely on - Pumpkin Beth

Do you have enough houseplants? I don’t know about you, but I’m always willing to make room for more indoor plants. If you’re considering purchasing a new houseplant and you’re keen to make a lasting purchase, hoping for the long-term, leafy love affair we all dream of, then I have some fabulous ideas for you… Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodii is also known as String of Hearts or Hearts Entangled. Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodii can be grown in a hanging basket or in a planter on a tall…