Many of us use hardwood oak sleepers in the garden. Maybe it’s to edge a lawn, create a retaining wall, or maybe build a raised bed.
At some point, you’ll notice fungus appear on the wood surface and you might be wondering what’s happening.
It’s a natural process, and there’s very little you can do other than maybe enjoy the beauty of nature.
Gardening With Ken – It’s been a great year for the greengage
A perfectly ripe greengage is a joy to eat, and the team at Wilkin & Sons in Tiptree certainly know a thing or two about this fruit.
It’s July and time to enjoy the fruits of your labour
July is when you get to enjoy all the effort you've put in to creating in your garden so far this year, but there're still jobs that need doing.
Get Your Garden Ready for Summer – 10-Tips for your Garden this month
June is one of the best months to be in the garden. Find out how you can get started on turning your garden from dull to dazzling by reading our top ten tips.
It’s June, and in the garden there are lots of jobs to do!
The weather may not be up to much, but we need to get into the garden and get planting and make your garden stand out this Summer.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – 20th June
I love roses, but it's important to keep them healthy by dead heading, and tackling pests and disease as soon as it occurs.
Ken’s Weekly Tip – Pruning a Hornbeam hedge
With mid-green foliage with deep veins and serrated edged leaves that turning coppery-brown in autumn, you must keep on top of pruning a Hornbeam.