If you want pots full of dense and colourful bulbs in spring, planting layers of different bulbs, also known as a bulb lasagne with plants planted above will produce a long lasting mass of colour.
The largest and latest flowering bulbs need… Continue Reading »
Our FREE gardening courses in Patrick’s Patch.
Join us for one of our FREE and exciting Patrick’s Patch Gardening Courses where you will receive inspirational ideas and advice for your garden from our gardening expert Martin Perry.
Our 2019 course dates will… Continue Reading »
We expect a lot from a lawn these days and the autumn is a great time to get it ready for the winter but also, it aids a lawn to recover from the winter period.
Before any treatment wait until your lawn… Continue Reading »
Home-grown strawberries are sweet and flavoursome and you can pick just as you need them. Strawberries picked in the warmest part of the day will be at their sweetest. They are very easy to grow and adapt well to growing in containers. … Continue Reading »
With a small amount of forward planning it is easy to grow a supply of beautiful fresh flowers to cut for your home. Even if you don’t have a dedicated area it can be just as good to mix flowers into your… Continue Reading »
ONLY CERTAIN FLOWERS ARE EDIBLE AND EVEN THOSE LISTED AS EDIBLE NEED TO HAVE BEEN GROWN UNDER CONDITIONS SUITABLE FOR CULINARY USE (NO CONTAMINATION BY ANIMALS OR PESTICIDE RESIDUES PRESENT).
Edible flowers add colour and flavour to both sweet and savoury dishes. … Continue Reading »