Know Your Yucca

Yucca are popular plants, well-loved for their green fleshy leaves, easy-to-care for attributes and the way they brighten up favourite spot. They’re an excellent plant for the less green-fingered, as they can last for quite some time without water and continue to grow, even without too much sun. There are 40 different Yucca species, some of which can be grown indoors and others prefer the outdoors. As you can see, they’re a versatile plant! There are also, even more uses […]


Easy Ways to produce a Zen Garden

Whether you are a long-time gardener or are just beginning to explore all of the possibilities of your green thumb, there is always room to improve your personal green space. Having a space where you can go to unwind after a long day’s work or during your free time at the weekend can be quite relaxing and bring you peace of mind, especially in a garden that inspires peaceful vibes. If you are looking to transform your outdoor space into […]


Battling with Bugs in your Garden

Our friends at Compost Direct have compiled another must-read article, this time it is about dealing with those pesky insects which can leave us gardeners extremely frustrated. Here are the top 10 most common pests in our gardens and greenhouses (according to the RHS):


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 […]