Are you gardening outside of the box?

Gardening and social media expert, James Robbins guest blogs on whether gardening television is still as relevant, especially now we have many other medias to soak up our information from. In a world abundant with information, I often wonder what influences where we choose to get it? When everyone can become an instant expert via the tiny glass screen…

Introducing people-proof plants (Part One)

Hmm, a few of my Facebook fans got me thinking the other day. There are lots of listings and advice for slug-proof plants, rabbit-proof plants, and so on. But, how about PEOPLE-proof plants. Plants that don’t fail, even when you and your garden do.. I have used my experience and knowledge to choose 10 plants that I…

It’s Easter.. it’s time to get planting!

It’s Easter this weekend and I’ve managed to sniff out a great deal on a huge range of seeds and plants. Every item in the range at Thompson & Morgan is 20% OFF until Monday! I always remember the Easter holidays when I was a kid. I’d be so excited to have so much time off to…

Checklist of plants that are harmful to dogs

We all know what dogs are like when they get excited on a long walk and end up rummaging around and get filthy; but did you know that out in the countryside there are far worse things for your dog than some mucky paws? The team at Conservatory Land have collated some of these plants and how…

Hygge your garden in 7 easy steps by Clean Living Clare

New guest blogger Clean.Living.Clare is here to help us get that cosy feeling using plants, nature and the outdoors: Did you know that Denmark is the second happiest nation in the world? So what makes the Danes so happy? Well they put it down to ‘hygge’. With a name like that, you could be mistaken for…