Tag Archive for Winter

Winter Container Gardening Advice

Plant Frost

Just because the weather is getting a little cold, in fact we had our first frost this morning, doesn’t mean we need to stop enjoying our garden. If you want to keep a splash of colour and interest, then winter container gardening will help to brighten thing up, even through the British Winter. The following…

Winter Veg Gardening Tips

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Winter veg gardening, you probably think we’re mad… The temperature has been gradually dropping over the last month, in fact this past couple of days, I’ve even popped a wooly hat on to take the dog out. Plus the Met Office are promising us lucky Brits Arctic winds and snow by the end of the…

How to protect your garden furniture this winter

Amelia Set Snow Feature Image

Some of the harsh weather we will get in the UK over the coming months can take its toll on any of the different types of garden furniture, be it wood, metal or plastic. If you have room to store it indoors then I would strongly advise you do so. However, before you even think about…

Is your garden ready for winter?

OK it’s definitely Autumn up here in the North East of England, the wind is howling, the rain has been lashing down, we’ve had flood warning across the UK and the temperature has hit zero with a bit of snow falling over the weekend. Winter is definitely here and many people think they can take…

Winter gardening tips

Lazy Susan Patio Furniture Snow

Are you gardening in freezing temperatures? Check out some of Lazy Susan’s favourite winter gardening videos… Winterizing your garden can save you lots of time in the Spring. The first video (below) from John at Growing Your Greens takes you on a field trip to Tonopah Community Garden and the Spring Preserve in Las Vegas,…

Winter gardening can be fun… Honest!

OK maybe winter gardening is not much fun when the temperature drops below 10°C, but it can be very rewarding if you wrap up warm and just get yourself out there. When planning a garden, it is always important to think about how it will look all-year-round, not just spring/summer when it’s in full bloom.…

Prepare your home for the British winter

Lazy Susan Garden Furniture Customer Photographs

When the temperature drops and the dark nights draw in it can be difficult to find the motivation to tackle those annoying little DIY jobs that you know need doing but you simply can’t find the time. However, if you don’t want bigger, and not to mention more expensive problems, there are a few basic…