Choosing plants that can tolerate prolonged hot dry conditions can help ensure your garden continues to have colour throughout the summer.
Plants with silver leaves are good at coping with drought so Lavenders, Cistus, Convolvulus, Eryngium and Perowskia are all great in… Continue Reading »
We have the dates of our 2018 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… Continue Reading »
Top tips for getting the most from your garden when water is scarce
Add water storing gel in your hanging baskets. From £1.99
Use moisture control retaining compost in containers and baskets. £6.99 each or 2 for £12
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Growing Olives in a UK Climate
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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.
The first thing to do is remove… Continue Reading »
We like to make the most of our home-grown resources here at Fairweather’s, so we have started using the edible flowers from Patrick’s Patch.
The volunteers in the garden have been picking a tray of mixed flowers every day for use in… Continue Reading »