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1st August 2023
While many may see the encroachment of September to mean summer is fizzling out, many garden plants reach their peak as autumn arrives. Many tender...
15th August 2022
September is the first month of autumn when Summer Crops are coming to an end ready to be replaced with overwintering so it’s important to clear the...
1st August 2021
As Summer ages and the freshness of autumn awaits us in the months ahead, is your garden looking a little jaded? A common problem of British gardens...
2nd August 2019
I can’t quite believe we’re already in late summer , but before we start thinking about the spring bulb planting season (we’ll leave that till next...
9th August 2018
The year is drawing closer to its end and while the September light can be splendid, it’s also softer and cooler. Autumn is kicking in and, while...
15th August 2017
When it comes to designing and planting your garden, be brave. The more confidence you have in the design and the bolder you can be with colour or planting the better.
10th August 2017
Now is the perfect time of year to begin the propagation of semi ripe cuttings. They sound complicated, but they are not really. They can be taken from any plant (normally a shrub) which has produced some growth this year which has started to harden at the base. Examples include Lavender, Box, Berberis, Potentilla and Fuchsia.
1st August 2016
Lee Bestall shows you what to do "This Month In The Garden" in this late summer installment of the Spear & Jackson video blog.
1st August 2016
Lee Bestall shows you how to prune an established espalier fruit tree in this installment of the Spear & Jackson 'This Month In The Garden' video blog.