Would you employ someone to cut your lawn? How about a robot?

The future is bright, the future is.. GREEN! As more and more urbanites get into gardening and ‘flowerfying’ their outdoor space, the demand for patches of lawn become more and more in demand. Yes, we’ve talked about using artificial lawns, but what if you don’t want to fake it…? Can you imagine trying to mow…

Mr Plant Geek picks 9 exciting spring bulbs for you to grow!

Spring bulbs require the LEAST EFFORT for the most REWARD! Just drop a few bulbs into a (well-prepared) hole in the autumn, and they’ll explode through the spring soil like the best fireworks display you could ever imagine! September to October is the time to buy those bulbs. Make sure you always invest in the…

Why should you listen to a podcast whilst you’re in the garden?

Social media can be noisy, with lots of chatter, and perhaps sometimes more talk than action.. That’s why it’s so important to get our hands INTO THE SOIL. This should be our time away from it all. It’s a time to switch off from the outside world and enjoy the peaceful, great outdoors during those…

5 eye-catching bulb combinations by Master-Mixer Harriet Rycroft

Now is the time for planting spring-flowering bulbs into the ground and your patio containers! It can be some much fun, as you can really play with colour and shapes. So, who better to ask about the best combinations than Harriet Rycroft. Harriet is a ‘Master-Mixer’, who has 14 years experience planting up memorable mixes at…

9 fascinating plants from the American state of Utah

I am fresh back from vacation, and eager to look up all the fantastic plants I discovered out in the wild west of Utah! Many of the plants spotted are outside of this plant geek’s knowledge pool, so I needed the help of a fellow plant geek! Step forward the ‘botanical jesus’, Jason Baker, who…