Busy, busy, busy time in the garden and thoughts of the colours and schemes for your outdoor space are beckoning. Here are a few plants of interest for April colour.
The winter dormancy is over and the plants in your garden are awakening to more sunshine and warmer daytime temperatures. Below are some shrubs that flower in March, giving your garden a head start for colour and vital food (pollen) for those active bees and insects.
Woodgrow are authorised stockists of Maruyama Brushcutters and hedge trimmers. With grass and vegetation now growing very fast there is no better time to invest in new, high quality equipment.
May is the time of year when Rhododendrons & Azaleas are in flower; you may well have noticed them as you drive around at this time of year.
Spring is only just around the corner and many gardeners will be thinking about the season ahead. Raised beds are becoming very popular as gardens are getting smaller. Without compromising patio and seating areas, raised beds are a convenient way of segregating the garden. Managing raised beds is easier too as there is less bending...
Now is the time of year to be thinking about mulching the garden; mulching will suppress weeds and conserve moisture. Mulching with ornamental bark will also give an attractive finish. Mulching at this time of year is particularly important if spring flowering bulbs or herbaceous perennials have been planted; it’s much easier to mulch before...
Winter is the best time of year for pruning apple and pear trees. Having a good pair of bypass secateurs (or loppers for larger branches) is important. Poor quality cutting tools will make jagged cuts and bruise the wood, which will allow entry for disease pathogens.
When planting new trees and shrubs, particularly if you have heavy clay soil, it pays to improve the soil. Eco-Compost is peat-free and consists or sustainable natural ingredients. Eco-Compost® will break-up heavy clay soils, retain moisture in light soils and provide essential plant nutrients to boost new growth.
Eco-Grow® is new root-dip product created by Woodgrow Horticulture Ltd and contains essential plant nutrients and bio-stimulants.