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If you love the garden and your plants, there's a good chance you will want to get going in the garden as early as possible. Greenhouses are great for ...

Although some of us less hardy gardeners might be tucked up inside in the thick of winter reluctant to go out in the cold. We will probably spend quite ...

Sometimes you just want a quick answer to a simple question. We have put together a list of frequently asked lawn questions and the answers to help you get ...

Thinking of ideas for presents can be a hard task at the best of times and garden gift ideas can be no exception. It is always tempting to plump for the ...

Hanging baskets are a great way to break up blank walls and soften door ways or just show off your gorgeous bedding. We have made a video to show you how to ...

The versatile Box Plant (Buxus spp) has long given even the smallest of gardens an extra touch of grandeur. Sadly though, your crisp edged box hedge or ...

We all love our pets. However, they are not overly fussy about where they do their business unless they are impeccably trained or if the weather is ...

Here are a few tips and ideas to prepare your Autumn garden for winter and the following spring. LAWNS If your lawns are looking a bit pale, treat them with ...

We all love to see animals and birds in our garden. However it can be incredibly frustrating when we have just sown grass seed on our newly prepared lawn ...

Garden Design, Planting Ideas: Impressive Plants for Handsome Borders Planting borders can be a daunting prospect. There are so many rules to follow and ...

So many times we hear the question. What are the best weed killers for your garden  and how do I use them effectively?  Most of us find ...

If you are reading this post it is very likely that these creatures are possibly your worst nightmare. It may sound obvious but the best way to get rid of ...

What’s Eating My Laurel?

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The answer is very likely to be nothing! The chances are it's a bad case of Shot hole. This fungal disease attacks the leaves which leave small irregular pale ...

Don't worry if your lawn is starting to turn brown in patches. Patches on a lawn can look as if they are turning brown and dying out. If there is a slightly ...

We get many questions about rhododendrons at The Perfect Garden, so we have put together a few pointers to keep your rhodies flowering! As with most plants, ...

Whether you are starting a border from scratch or just need to fill a few gaps, why not fill it with annuals? Annuals are plants that you can sow direct ...

Have you thought about growing an early crop of mangetout in the greenhouse? Sow in March and you could have a delicious crop of sweet mangetout by May. Most ...

The weather will soon warm up and we will be eager to get into the greenhouse to pot on our plants for the summer. Unfortunately with the joy of growing ...

Gardeners are creatures of habit. They generally go to their local nursery or garden centre for all plants and garden supplies.  What you may not realise is ...

As the summer draws to a close, our attention turns to cutting back and tidying our gardens. Why not cut the time in half by using one of a number of ...