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“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy” – William Blake. A favourable quote, as we start to slip into winter and look forward to the Christmas festivities. It is a time where we can relax and indulge in food, family time and presents. Most of all, we can take a step back and appreciate the hard work we have put into the garden all year round!
By now the hard work of planting has been done and this is the time of year to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labours. It doesn’t mean that there are no jobs to be done, there are plenty, but in summer weather they are a lot more enjoyable. Some key tasks for the month of July include:
Give shrubs and trees the once over. Prune back the spring... [More]
With summer upon us most gardens will be bursting into life. If you’re lucky enough to have a garden make the most of it, if you haven’t, remember just how much colour, pleasure and food you can get from pots, containers and growbags.
It’s now time to complete the planting out of all bedding and half-hardy plants. Gaps in flower borders can be filled up with quick-growing... [More]
There can't be many parents who haven't breathed a sigh of relief now that summer time has nearly arrived. With the days becoming brighter and longer, it feels great to 'chuck' the children outdoors again and watch them play al fresco rather than being cooped up inside. If you're looking for some inspiration for garden entertainment this summer, check out some of these... [More]
Gardening is such an enjoyable and rewarding experience, there’s nothing better than spending hours in your garden or on your smallholding.
Although, gardening can also be a painful experience if you suffer from back problems as a lot of gardeners tend to over do things and spend more time in their gardens than they do indoors! If you work in the great outdoors then you'll know a... [More]
It seems that parts of the UK have finally made it through the devastating floods and generally bad weather that we have been experiencing over the past few weeks.
Homes, cars, businesses and farmland have all been affected and there will be a clear up operation under way and our very best wishes go out to all of you.
Titan Pro may just be able to offer some help restoring your outdoor... [More]
As we’re already into the winter months it’s important that you spend a little bit of time preparing your patio for the warmer weather.
It can be quite therapeutic spending some time in the garden getting everything in order and it also gives you peace ofmind knowing everything has been done in time for the arrival of spring.
There’s nothing worse than having a... [More]
As the weather is taking a frosty turn, don’t waste any time in protecting your garden against the harsh frosty weather.
Frosty days can cause the water in plant cells to freeze which can damage the cell walls and when this happens they become limp and blackened. When the sun comes out the plants will defrost quickly which can rupture their walls.
The stronger plants and... [More]