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Gardening Tips

17/08/2021
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How to Plant a Hedge – A Hedge Planting Guide

When it comes to gardening, hedges are perhaps one of the most important aspects of a garden. From establishing clearly defined borders and privacy to providing an elegant backdrop to flowerbeds and shrubs, hedges are integral to the modern British garden. The problem is, many gardeners don’t know how to plant a hedge or when to plant hedges, but don’t despair, this hedge planting guide is jam-packed with helpful tips and advice! So, what type of hedging plant do you need for your garden? There are many types of hedge... Read More

Strawberry Plants 12/05/2021
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Why You Should Grow Strawberry Plants in Pots

Strawberry plants are of the easiest and popular fruit plants to grow at home, and it is little wonder considering how delicious and versatile strawberries are. Growing strawberries does have some pitfalls and planting them into the ground in the garden or on allotments can often end in disaster. This is because strawberry plants aren’t very robust and will need support as they grow. When done correctly, it can be incredibly satisfying to admire your strawberry plant, bearing lots of fruit and looking wonderful at the same time. Often though,... Read More

27/04/2021
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How to Grow and Feed a Venus Fly Trap

As far as plants go, the carnivorous venus fly trap is a pretty impressive and somewhat alien plant. Believe it or not, you would actually be doing the plant a favour by growing them at home as the species is currently threatened and considered vulnerable in the wild. Its native environment are small areas of the United States, that have now largely been taken over by humans. This means that although you wouldn’t be helping the natural conservation by growing it at home, you would at least be ensuring the... Read More

22/01/2020
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Gardening in January

What to do and where to start during the winter months Contrary to popular belief, gardening in January doesn’t have to be something that you steer away from and avoid until the weather picks up. January offers a fresh start and the foundations for a garden in full bloom come the spring; we know that January is often branded as the coldest month but get wrapped up and get outside to sew the seeds of Spring. Be aware that a new year often requires some new gardening equipment such as... Read More

22/01/2020
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When should I plant daffodils? Everything to know about when, where and how to plant daffodils.

Daffodils, the sign that spring has finally sprung. Often referred to as ‘Lent Lily’, this popular flower’s name actually derives from Greek mythology. The flower is a much-loved springtime bloomer and brings joy to many, but knowing exactly how to plant them, look after them and all of the intricacies can be daunting to a beginner. Here at Gardeners Dream, we want to offer up our expertise and guidance, so that your daffodils are guaranteed to be ‘fluttering and dancing in the breeze’ come spring.  First and foremost, it’s important... Read More

17/10/2019
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Autumn Gardening Tips To Prepare Your Garden

Forget spring cleaning: in the world of gardening, it’s all about autumn. Autumn is a great time to really get stuck in tidying your garden, removing any dead plants or vegetation from the previous months and getting your outside space ready for winter.  If you’re wondering what to do in the garden in autumn, look no further. Whether you’re new to gardening and need some advice or you’re a dab hand looking to brush up your knowledge, here at Gardeners Dream we’re putting together all our top autumn gardening tips,... Read More

31/05/2019
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The Best Plants To Create A Stunning Rockery

From how to get started to the best plants to use, join us at Gardeners Dream as we talk all things rockeries. What is a rockery? Rockeries are a great way to bring additional interest to your outdoor space, providing a whole new landscape for a variety of plants and wildlife. A rockery is a garden feature made up of a combination of rocks and boulders with added plants and flowers. Rockeries are an ideal choice if you’re wanting to showcase plants in your garden but have poor soil, or... Read More

24/01/2019

New Year, New Garden: 4 Gardening Resolutions To Stick To In 2019

There’s no better time than the new year to reorganise your life – and your garden. Perhaps you have a number of jobs you’ve been putting off for months? Or maybe you’re simply looking for new ways to enrich your gardening experience and makeover your outside space? If you’re looking for tips for gardening this year, look no further. Here at Gardeners Dream, we’ve put together a list of four things you can do to help transform your garden. Attract birds and butterflies There’s nothing like a garden full of... Read More