Monthly Archives: February 2018

  1. Oh Rats!

    Oh Rats!

    All I was doing was having a five minute break with a lovely cuppa. ‘I know,’ I said to myself, ‘let's see if the birds are enjoying the birdfeed I put out for them this morning.’ I often chat to myself during the day - it’s when I start arguing with myself I need to worry. Especially if I lose.

    rat in the gardenAnyway, a little peek at the bird table and all was well. Sparrows, blue tits, blackbirds, a robin and a somewhat larger beast slumping about amongst the snowdrops beneath the bird table. ‘If it’s that pigeon,’ I actually said out loud, only to be stopped mid-sentence as a head appeared.

    Rat! A ra

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  2. Six on Saturday - Waiting for Spring

    Six on Saturday Waiting for Spring Photo Collection

    Phil McCann is back with another edition of The Propagator’s increasingly popular ‘Six on Saturday’ meme.

    What do you think of our resident gardening expert’s list this week? Oh, and be sure to visit The Propagator’s blog, visiting all the links on his recent posts.


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  3. Why I Love My Garden

    Why I Love My Garden

    Why do I love my garden?



    A passionate gardener finds joy in so many aspects of the garden. Our garden expert, Phil McCann, is feeling philosophical as he explores the reasons he loves his garden. Here are just a few.



    Phil's garden shed, log pile, garden spade

    Plants. Obviously. Compost heaps.

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  4. Six on Saturday - February Flowers

    Six on Saturday February Flowers

    Are you unsure of which plants you should be growing in your garden and greenhouse at this time of year? Perhaps you’re just looking for some inspiration? Either way, you’re in luck. Our expert Phil McCann has given us a sneak peek into his garden, sharing some fantastic snaps with his take on the popular meme ‘Six on Saturday’, hosted by fellow gardening blogger The Propagator .

    Why not visit his site and check out all the links in the comments section o

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  5. Rhododendron Nova Zembla Giveaway

    Rhododendron Nova Zembla Giveaway

    Give your 2018 garden a head start with our latest exciting giveaway which gives you the chance to win a stunning Rhododendron Nova Zembla (7.5 Ltr) from our new range!

    All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this great prize is like our Facebook page then like & share our Rhododendron Nova Zembla post. Easy!

    Deadline for entry is Midday on Monday 12th February 2018. The winner will be announced on Monday 12th February 2018 after Middway. Terms and Conditions are available below.

    Visit our Facebook page here.


    Read about this gorgeous plants below

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