Gardening advice for every month of the year
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Tips and advice on what you could do in your garden or at your allotment for every month of the year.
Protecting your Plants from Slugs and Snails - Pumpkin Beth

Protecting your Plants from Slugs and Snails

Three of my slug and snail deterrents provided a secure plant protection, with not one plant grown within their barrier receiving as much as a nibble

I hate slug pellets, I would never use them, not even the organic kind, slug pellets are incredibly detrimental to wild life killing lovely hedgehogs (a natural predator of slugs and snails) in a horrid, drawn-out and painful way. If like me, you want to want to protect our wildlife and help preserve the natural balance of nature, …

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We’re fortunate to benefit from so many beautiful, important and historic gardens being open for us to enjoy in Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex.  We can be inspired by spectacular plant collections, see rare and exotic plants, enjoy beautiful landscapes and learn more about how amazing plants are, without travelling very far at all! One …

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Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales And Swaps - Pumpkin Beth

2015 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales And Swaps

Specialist plant nurseries, like Downderry Lavender Nursery, pictured here at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, are ideal places to compare a number of different varieties of your favourite plant and purchase your favourite.

There are many local plant sales, fetes and opportunities to buy wonderful, locally grown plants at fantastic prices, or even to swap for free!  Rare, hard to find and unusual plants can be found at the specialist plant fairs listed below.  In this list I have included large plant sales, such as the plant sale …

2015 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales And Swaps

2015 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales And Swaps - Pumpkin Beth

It’s an exciting time and romantic time in the garden, with lots to do this month and so much to look forward to! Take time out to relax and enjoy the wonderfully scented flowers of Daphne, Sarcococca and Hamamelis. Prune Buddleja davidii now. If you’ve got an old and maybe rather neglected specimen then rejuvenate …

Garden Advice for mid-February to mid-March

It’s an exciting time and romantic time in the garden, with lots to do this month and so much to look forward to! Take time out to relax and enjoy the wonderfully scented flowers of Daphne, Sarcococca and Hamamelis. Prune Buddleja davidii now. If you’ve got an old and maybe rather neglected specimen then rejuvenate …

This time of year is so evocative and reflective with morning mist and an array of autumn colour adding to the beauty of the garden. With shorter days, time is of the essence there is much to do and enjoy in your garden this month. If your fences are rather tatty or wobbly, have you …

Garden Advice for Mid-October to Mid-November

This time of year is so evocative and reflective with morning mist and an array of autumn colour adding to the beauty of the garden. With shorter days, time is of the essence there is much to do and enjoy in your garden this month. If your fences are rather tatty or wobbly, have you …

This is such an exciting time of year with so many beautiful colours in the garden to enjoy and Harvest Festival to look forward to. Here are lots of lovely things to do to make the most of your garden now, but also to ensure your garden looks better than ever next year! It’s time …

Gardening Advice for Mid-September to Mid-October

Gardening Advice for Mid-September to Mid-October - Pumpkin Beth

This is such an exciting time of year with so many beautiful colours in the garden to enjoy and Harvest Festival to look forward to. Here are lots of lovely things to do to make the most of your garden now, but also to ensure your garden looks better than ever next year! If your …

Gardening Advice for Mid-September to Mid-October

Gardening Advice for Mid-September to Mid-October - Pumpkin Beth

The end of summer is often a magical time bathed in golden light and sunshine, here’s hoping the month ahead is a lovely time. There’s certainly a lot to do to keep you busy! It’s the perfect time to prepare and sow new lawns. It’s important to remove all weeds, particularly perennial weeds before you …

Gardening Advice for Mid-August to Mid-September

Gardening Advice for Mid-August to Mid-September - Pumpkin Beth

The end of summer is often a magical time bathed in golden light and sunshine, here’s hoping the month ahead is a lovely time. There’s certainly a lot to do to keep you busy! Vine weevils are a real pain, especially if you’ve got lots of container grown plants, the adult weevils damage plant leaves, …

Gardening Advice for Mid-August to Mid-September

Here you’ll find gardening articles and relevant for every month of the year, either because of the plants providing seasonal interest at that time, jobs that need doing in the garden, or events happening during that month.

I just love this time of year when everywhere is developing a beautiful shade of green! Every year it’s like a revelation as hedgerows, trees, lawns, everywhere, turn the most beautiful shade of fresh, new, positive, wonderful, green. There are many jobs you can do now to keep your garden or allotment looking beautiful, here …

Garden Advice for Mid-May to Mid-June

Garden Advice for Mid-May to Mid-June - Pumpkin Beth

February in the garden; here are some jobs you can be getting on with.

February In The Garden

This time of year is so exciting with Christmas coming and lots of celebrations on the horizon. Make the most of any bright sunny days, wrap up warmly and get out in the garden! This is a good time to assess and re-evaluate your garden. As long as the ground isn’t frozen or waterlogged you …

Gardening Advice for Mid-December to Mid-January

I love autumn, the colourful falling leaves, shiny berries and burnished tones add to the romance and beauty of the garden. Make the most of the autumn planting opportunities available now, order seed catalogues and create a beautiful garden to enjoy all year round. There’s still lots to do in the garden or at your …

Garden Advice for Mid-November – Mid-December

Ivy is a great plant to grow to attract and support wildlife. It's a food source for the Holly Blue Butterfly larvae. Ivy flowers provide food for bees and the later berries are a valuable food source for birds.

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