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April Jobs in the Garden

The saying for March, ‘in like a lamb, out like a lion’, wasn’t entirely accurate as we had some gloriously, warm weather at the end of the month, but don’t be fooled, there are cold days and frosts still to come.  Nothing stops the steady progress of weeds, so they are top of the list. Read More

March jobs in the Garden

We had one or two exceptionally warm days in February, but don’t get caught out, there are certainly more frosts and cold weather in store. Top dress your containers. Simply remove the top 5cm (2”) of compost in the container and replace it with fresh compost, such as soil based John Innes No 3, or Read More

February Jobs in the Garden

It’s an exciting time in the garden, full of promise. The days are lengthening and despite some hard frosts, temperatures are rising and spring bulbs appearing. Pruning As a very general guide, plants which flower early in the year are pruned immediately after flowering, because they flower on the previous year’s growth.  This gives them Read More

Design Case Study Broadmayne

Design Case Study Broadmayne click the link below to read more about this garden and see the construction, in the Purbeck! Magazine article. Garden Design in Purbeck  Once described as a ‘Gentleman’s Residence’, this 1930’s brick house has been brought firmly into the 21st century with new bathrooms, under-floor heating, crisp furnishings and an elegant, spacious Read More