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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.
Before any treatment wait until your lawn… Continue Reading »
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 »
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
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 »
Olive trees, or Olea europaea are generally considered the kings of the Mediterranean landscape, but popularity in the UK has increased in recent years. This fact sheet will tell you how to grow Olive trees successfully in the UK.
Their combination… Continue Reading »