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Want to rid your garden of pesky slugs?

Want to rid your garden of pesky slugs? ‘Citizen scientists’’ gardening experiment reveals any beer will do A nationwide experiment has revealed that the old myth of slugs being attracted to beer is in fact true, with lager and bitter proving to be the most effective drinks for successfully trapping those pesky garden pests. Up and down the country members of horticultural charity, Garden Organic, have been testing slug trapping methods as part of its annual citizen science experiments. Results […]


How to Choose the Right Pond Liner

When you’ve decided to put in a pond liner there are a couple of things to consider, how big does it need to be and what material is right for me? How big does your liner need to be? To work this out, you’ll need to measure the hole you’ve dug. You’ll need the maximum length, maximum width and maximum depth. If your pond is rectangular, this is easy, but if it is an odd shape then imagine a rectangle […]


Gardening on a Budget: How To Cut Costs In The Garden

Other than the weeds, trimming your gardening budget is also a good idea. With all the things your garden needs to stay alive and healthy, knowing how to cut costs in the garden is a skill in itself. However, this is also a balancing act. How would you decrease your spending without compromising the health of your garden? How do you trim cost without trimming quality? Gardening on a budget may seem hard at first, but there are many ways […]


The Right Greenhouse For You

A Greenhouse is an excellent investment for any keen gardener, making growing and maintaining a variety of plants easier throughout the year and provides shelter from adverse weather conditions such as frost, snow and heavy rain. All of which are far too common in the UK. If you are interested in growing different crops which may not grow in a UK climate a greenhouse can prove essential and means that you can grow a variety of different plants. GBC group […]


The Cost of Gardening: How to Start Pruning Back the Expenses

Whether you a pro gardener or whether you are simply dealing with the upkeep of your little patch of land, gardening can be a really expensive endeavour. From plant pots and features through to simple tasks like pruning, looking after a lawn and keeping your plant borders under control, all of the equipment that you need will cost money. This can be a little disheartening for the novice and professional gardener alike. Keeping our small patches of paradise properly organised, […]