Category Archives: Most Popular Articles

If butterflies could vote, would your garden win?

Now there’s is a thought, but what if butterflies could vote, would your garden win if pitted against the neighbour’s? Who would benefit from the beautiful summer spectacle of fluttering butterflies more, you or your neighbours? One of life’s greatest pleasures is sitting in the garden on a warm summer day watching the daily hum of life. Bees buzzing in

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PlantPlots is Popular

and that’s official! According to Alexa ranking (25/9/19) PlantPlots.com ranks at #2,110,425 in global internet engagement. Which may not sound like a lot, but when you consider there are over 2 billion websites – our ranking at 2,110,425th puts us above 99.86% of all the websites out there on the global internet. But if you want to quibble, that many

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How to ‘grow’ a leopard!

How to grow a leopard – what a daft title, but that is indeed what this post is all about. You can indeed grow a leopard and this one is called Ingwe. Some years ago I decided my myrtle hedge needed a trim, but I was becoming bored with just a nice flat top which looked the same as every

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And the world’s best air fresheners are…..

Quell Surprise – it’s plants, yes the humble houseplant can purify the air in your home! Now we have all known for years that putting plants in the house is a good idea but it’s not just because they look pretty; plants purify the air we all breathe. These humble houseplants have been scientifically proven to act as the best

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Choosing Plants for the Garden

3 simple steps to remember when choosing what plants to put in your garden

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Garden Trends for 2019… think Us not Them!

OK, we love to bang our drum so to speak, but what we have been saying and advocated about gardening for years, everyone else is now agreeing with. Which is great because we all do our bit to help our planet more! So, what are the garden trends for 2019…. Think We not Me! Most importantly and at last, is

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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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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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Maximising space in a small garden

Maximising space in a small garden is all about minimising ‘dead space’ Garden sizes have been shrinking for decades – which is a crying shame. As land for development becomes ever more expensive, more houses are squeezed into the same sized area with the casualty being the garden.   Although your garden is getting smaller, the stuff we need to use

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