8 ways a cordless mower can change your life

In 2019, we’re all going cordless. Cordless headphones, cordless vacuum cleaners, cordless hair dryers. As Pinocchio once said, ‘I’ve got no strings to hold me down’ – because that’s what cords do. They hold you back. So why have you still got a corded lawn mower? Don’t you find it clunky, restrictive, and even a…

Hardy Gerberas you can grow in the UK

You probably recognise Gerbera.. perhaps you’ve bought a bunch of them at the supermarket before now, or even had them in your wedding flowers? But, did you know there’s a brand new breed of Gerbera which can be grown in the garden all year round, and they’re as easy to grow as Lupins!   One…

A few reasons why a fountain is better than a pond

Have you ever considered a fountain? Perhaps you’ve been put off by the thought of installing electrics, rerouting the water source..? It all appears a bit complex at first glance- but wait, there’s another option. You can install your own gloriously Italianate feature fountain, without any wiring, outdoor plugs or water source’ The only water…

QVC May 2019 highlights

Hydrangea Rembrandt Named Rembrandt as, every three weeks, the colour-changing blooms begin to miraculously transform – just like an artists palette. Bred for their compact size and robust anti-snap stems, the flowers are small but they arrive en masse and smother the entire canopy throughout summer and into autumn. The new Hydrangea series has taken…

Join QVC for the Enjoy Your Garden event

If you’re in need of inspiration for your garden, QVC’s Enjoy Your Garden extravaganza is where to find it! Taking place on Saturday 11th May 2019, you can find everything you need to get your garden in gear for a relaxing early summer – from fetching new plants to beautiful decor and furniture. How the…

5 reasons why you need garden lighting

There’s a new buzzword in garden design and it’s called “lightscaping”. Now, garden lighting might not be the first thing you think about when you buy or rent a house, but it really makes a difference to your garden – and not just a visual difference. Getting the right lighting for your garden brings with…

Transform your garden on Easter weekend 2019

Not only will this Easter provide a chance for us to indulge in some chocolate eggs – it also coincides with a huge  event on QVC all about transforming your garden for spring and summer! Now that the weather has picked up and we’re finally seeing temperatures into the twenties, it’s the perfect time to…

QVC April 2019 highlights

March has been a busy month at QVC, we’ve had the flower filled Garden Day and we launched some new themed shows, such as Grow Eat Love, full of yummy edibles! People are starting to realise that you can get much better flavour from the fruit and veg you grow at home, and it’s sooo…

101 things I’d rather be doing than weeding

Aside from cleaning the garden shed, weeding is probably at the top of every gardener’s list of jobs that they’d ditch if they could. It’s a super time-intensive job, and just when you think you’ve got all the weeds, five more pop up! There are plenty of weedkillers on the market, but many of them…

The luxury of Lilies

It’s not uncommon to lust after the luxury of Lilies. However, the LO hybrids are really quite special. They are hybridised between Longiflorum (a.k.a. trumpet lilies) and Oriental lilies, and the result is not only magical, but a jolly good garden plant too! With these Lilies, you really get the best of both worlds. You…

Answering your lawn care questions

While there are those that prefer a garden without a lawn, there are many who take pride in a lawn, and see them as an important part of the garden. Neither are wrong or right, but for those of you who have lawns and want to learn how to get the best out of them,…

QVC March 2019 highlights

It has been another very busy month for me at QVC, we’ve had some blockbusting shows full of innovative new plants and products. We are starting to come into the spring now, and have some interesting new shows to launch too, with themes such as “urban jungle” and “grow, eat, love”. Stay tuned for more…