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Eggshells, matches, and human hair are amongst some of the most surprising household items green-fingered Brits can use to help their plants grow.
The outdoor experts at GardenBuildingsDirect.co.uk have researched into the unlikely products and items that British gardeners could use as natural fertilisers this summer.
With spring just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to dust off the gardening gloves and get back in our green spaces. But with over half (52%) of Brits completely neglecting their garden over the winter, getting your garden ready for spring may require a bit more TLC.
As a third (35%) of Brits spend the most time in their garden in spring, experts from outdoor building manufacturer, Tiger Sheds, offer six tips to help your garden bounce back in the warmer months.
Phil Tremayne, general manager of the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), tells Garden Trade Specialist about the skills shortage in the industry…
The skills shortage in landscaping has been an ongoing problem for many years. There has been a great difficulty in getting young people engaged in this sector, with many wishing to follow the pathway of computer and media-based careers. This issue has now started to reach a critical point.
Many existing landscapers full of passion and experience no longer have the knees and backs to continue and some of the great landscapers of our time are hanging up their trowels and spades and not being replaced.
Picking a New Year’s resolution can sometimes be tricky and sticking to that resolution for the year can be even more of a challenge. Have you ever thought about enlisting the help of your four-legged friend to inspire you to keep that New Year’s resolution?
YuMOVE the UKs no.1 veterinary joint supplement*, has put together a few ways your canine companion can help you avoid slipping up on that otherwise hard to accomplish New Year’s resolution this 2019.
GIMA’s autumn/ winter programme of Knowledge Exchange Workshops has recently kicked off with its Sales Development & Territory Planning Workshop, which was incredibly well received by attendees. Four more sessions remain, with interested parties urged to book their place now to avoid missing out.
Life can be complicated but taking care of your garden needn’t be. Leading lawn tractor manufacturer, Murray, acknowledges this and therefore prides itself on its “Get it done. Go have fun” ethos to tackling lawns.
There are six models in the Murray line up, all packed with features to give a high-quality cut in no time at all. The range is split into three lawn tractors, and three zero-turn models.
Woodlodge has announced it will once again be raising money for Greenfingers Charity at Glee 2018 by hosting a raffle in aid of this worthy cause.
Proudly celebrating its seventh year of support for Greenfingers, Woodlodge will sell raffle tickets throughout Glee, donating the cash raised to the charity dedicated to creating magical gardens for children who spend time in hospices. This year’s prize comprises of an exceptional selection of Prosecco piled high in a prestigious extra-large pot, from the company’s Heritage Garden collection.
Wyevale Nurseries has announced today (Thursday, August 2, 2018) that Adam Dunnett has decided to move on from his post as Sales and Marketing Director and will be relocating and taking up a new challenge.
Andy Johnson, Managing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said:
“We would very much like to thank Adam for his contribution to the company during the past four and a half years. He joined us at a time of significant change as we restructured the company and he contributed in helping us with rebranding and repositioning the business within both the amenity and retail sectors. Adam has helped build-up a really strong, capable team and we are completely confident that they will pick-up his workload in the short-term while we continue to take the business forward and appoint a successor. We have built great momentum in developing our product range and service in the amenity and retail sectors and this process will continue in the year ahead.”
Summer 2018 is certainly one to remember! There has been hot sunshine for week after week. Lots of people have been out enjoying the beautiful weather. But what about the gardens? Lawns all brown and dried up, leaves already falling and summer bedding is dying early. Very soon temperatures will fall and gardeners will be keen to get back out into their gardens to repair the damage caused by this unusual weather.
Autumn will come early this year for retailers and Crest Garden has an autumn promotion to cover all consumer needs to prepare their gardens for the season ahead. The range is available for immediate delivery
Cutting is an important task for the autumn and Kent & Stowe covers it all from hedge shears and secateurs to, saws and loppers.
Anyone who has raspberries in their garden will come into contact with raspberry yellow rust sooner or later. We are talking about the plant pathogen Phragmidium rubi-idaei, which often appears more at this time of the year, i.e. at the beginning of midsummer. But just how do you identify the symptoms of this disease and how do you get rid of it? Read on for some interesting info from Lubera gardening products…
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