06-Dec-2016Here, in the UK, our gardens are dormant over the winter, but gardener’s certainly are not dormant! There doesn’t seem to be a busier time of year as we add festive sparkle to our homes, create wreaths and displays from the seasonal foliage, top up bird feeders, plant bulbs and pack our diaries with social engagements.
Autumn is the best time to take stock of your garden, decide what did work, what didn’t, and what you want to achieve for next year. Visiting BBC Gardeners' World Live is one of the best ways to get ideas and inspiration, but if you can't wait until June try thumbing your way through a fabulous book...
10-Nov-2016So we’re well into November, the temperatures are dropping and it’s not just us that are feeling the cold! Now’s the time to be helping out all the creatures that call your garden ‘home’.
Plants don’t usually terrify us here at GWL HQ, but if you were a ghostly ghoul, what would you be planting in your garden?
There are wondrous spooky named varieties to try in your garden:
October is a lovely time of year where the harvest takes centre stage, autumnal colours start to push their way through, kids are scuffing their shoes through the fallen leaves and we start to enjoy the homely flavours of pumpkin and squashes.