Author Archives: Rachel

What ‘grown in the UK’ really means..

Advertising has to tell the truth, it just doesn’t have to tell the whole truth. In the year to 2017, the UK imported £975 million of plants and flowers into the UK ( we exported about £60+million) – which is more than the Music Industry made in the UK. It’s a massive massive trade – but is it sustainable and

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Little Listens…

Listen to our podcasts on all aspects of gardening, garden design and anything we think is important to know. If we don’t have a podcast on something you’d like to know about – get in touch and tell us what you’d like to know!

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10 Golden Rules for Garden Design

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How to Design a Garden – from Scratch

How to Design a Garden from Scratch How do you start to think about what to ‘do’ with your garden? Where to start and what needs doing? Because we always aim to make gardening easier, we have created a series on how to design your garden – this is the first in that series. Watch the video to find out

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Garden Shows & how they reset our gardening compass

Garden Shows: Resetting the Nation’s gardening compass   Garden Shows are increasingly popular as a new generation of would be gardeners strive to learn the best way to create their own gardens. Their influence stretches far beyond the confines of the showground and resets our collective gardening compass, but once that compass begins to swing and we head in a

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#heresmyhedge

https://plantplots.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/heresmyhedge.mp4 Have fun with your hedge trimmers folks ! STOP PRESS: The Rules on ‘How to Have A Proper British Hedge’ will no longer apply after BREXIT. We no longer have to conform to British Standard BS5376616 –  for Neat & Proper Hedging anymore. So cut up your string, chuck the spirit level in the bin and go sharpen those

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My Indoor Plants Keep Dying!!!

Do your indoor plants keep dying…or at the very least look decidedly ‘off colour’?   Indoor plants are really fashionable at the moment and they look wonderful displayed in the garden centre and when we thumb through the photos in interior magazines. Plants enhance the decor of our living spaces and they benefit our health physically and mentally.   So

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