What to Do, Sow, Grow and Harvest in June

With summer well and truly on it’s way, we thought we’d suggest to you some Growing Sowing and Harvesting suggestions, a long with some jobs and things to think about. Sow As we step towards summer, we suggest you sow your salads. There are many different varieties such as rocket and spinach which will be…

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Keeping your mind Happy with Nature

On Mental Health Awareness Week, we think it’s only appropriate to help guide you in nurturing your mind. This year the theme for Mental Health awareness with is ‘Connecting with Nature’ and we are over the moon that it has been recognised how much being outside can benefit your mental health. We thought we would…

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The Wonky Garden

The Wonky Garden was set up in 2017 after the founders met at a wellbeing event during their cancer treatment. In the last 3 years, the team have focused on creating beautiful outdoor health and wellness spaces designed by, and for, the community. The wonderful, productive spaces are enjoyed by hundreds of individuals and groups,…

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Gardening – The Workout

We talk a lot about how gardening is great for your mental and physical wellbeing, being outdoors in the fresh air is great for everyone. Gardening allows you to destress and relax, but if you’ve found yourself sweating through your gardening hours don’t be alarmed. Gardening is a hugely underrated form of exercise, so we…

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5 ‘INGs’ to do in May

With May just around the corner, we have some jobs for you to be looking at getting stuck in with next month to get your garden looking great and ready for summer. So take a look at the 5 INGs you should be doing in May! Pruning Now we’ve had the last frost and you’ve…

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S.U.N.D.A.Y Gardening

With a lot of our gardeners being volunteers we know that a lot of the gardening is done at the weekend. So, this is how you can garden efficiently over a short space of time to make the most of your garden. Slow it down – Take your time, it may seem like you need…

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Planting out your Veggies

We’re well into spring, which means that a lot of our wonderful gardens will be starting to plant out vegetables that were sown in preparation in winter in greenhouses, sheds, and even their homes. Find out how to get the most successful crop and harvest this year with these tips for planting out. Choose your…

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Plant Up a Rainbow

Last year the rainbow became a symbol of hope and gratitude for all the hard-working members of the NHS. They were displayed in windows and gardens up and down the country. As the days are looking brighter and the country is opening up again, it’s a great time to pay tribute and plant your very…

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How to handle an Unexpected Frost

I think we can see the difference in weather this April is significantly different to last year. Waking up this morning to settled snow has definitely taken the UK by surprise. So, we want to help you take steps to ensure the frost damage isn’t permanent, and what to do over the next few nights…

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