I usually make hundreds of hanging baskets for customers for the summer but this year, due to lockdown, this has not been possible. Instead I have written this blog and made a video to give a tutorial about how anyone can do it for themselves. I … Continue reading How to make a Summer Hanging Basket – The Pizza Method!
We sell “snowdrops in the green” in bags of 100 bulbs like this in January and February. There is sometimes confusion about what this means and why you would plant them in this form so hopefully this blog will clarify some of the questions. What … Continue reading Snowdrops “in the green”
As a farmer’s daughter, for me, growing potatoes was something that happened in a field – a way of life with big machinery and plenty of manpower. Paul, on the other hand, grew up helping his grandad and his dad on the allotment and has a very … Continue reading How to Grow your own Potatoes
Simple tips to help you grow Sweet Peas Who doesn’t love sweet peas? For me I think it is an addiction! I cannot walk past sweet peas without burying my nose in the blooms and taking a breath full of their delightful perfume. We all love them … Continue reading Irresistible Sweet Peas
How to Plant a Bare Root Tree It is more economical to purchase a bare root tree and plant it in the winter. The tree is dormant. It has been lifted from the field, complete with its roots, while the weather is cold. You can transplant it into … Continue reading How to plant a bare root tree.
Christmas tree shopping is the BEST! Here are our five top tips for making sure that your tree stays as fresh and beautiful as when you first saw it for the whole of the Christmas season. 1) Know where your tree comes from. The fresher the tree … Continue reading Care for your Christmas Tree
I write a blog full of tips and advice so watch this space! I also write a blog all about the joy of working and being amongst plants and flowers, their history, meanings and messages at www.ruthgoudy.com. Pop over to my website to have a look or … Continue reading Ruth’s Blog Coming Soon!