Gardening Hotspots

Compost Direct has compiled research about UK gardening hotspots, highlighting the UK locations that avoid the worst of the weather and offer greater opportunities for green-fingered gardeners including statistics on rainfall and sunshine. Take a look below:


Gardening Shoes – Boring?

So …. it has just started to rain and you realise you’ve left the cushions out on the garden chairs, you rush out across the lawn then you remember you’re still wearing your slippers! When you’ve done this several time you will begin to leave a pair of shoes by the back door to change into, but to be practical they need to be waterproof and easy to slip into when you’re in a hurry, which means buying gardening shoes […]


Have you got a lawn to shout about?

The hunt to find Britain’s Best Lawn is back! Gardeners across the country could be rewarded for their hard work and dedication to their lawn by winning £1,200 worth of battery powered gardening equipment from EGO Power+, the specialists and leaders of cordless technology. For 12 years, Britain’s Best Lawn has celebrated dedicated and passionate gardeners who want to show off their lawns. Loyal followers, and previous winners have boasted precise cuts of incredibly healthy, weed-free grass showing how they […]


Artificial Grass for your Garden

Believe it or not, artificial grass has been around since the 1960’s! It’s widely acknowledged that an American man named David Chany, leading a team of researchers at the University College of Textiles in North Carolina, created the first notable synthetic turf. Since this time, the production techniques have moved on significantly and artificial grass can now be manufactured in such a way that today makes it affordable to residential homeowners and families, not just sports clubs and education institutions. […]


Three Fun Ideas For Your Spring Garden

2017 has only just begun, but spring will be here before we know it. For those who like to tend their own gardens, that means it’s about time to start planning, from cleaning up winter debris to plotting out areas for bulb planting. But because there’s only so much you can actually do outside before the weather warms up, now is as good a time as any to do some brainstorming about fun new ways to enhance – rather than […]