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Garden Advice for Mid-December – Mid-January

I love this time of year, I look forward to seeing the beautiful diamond like sparkle of the first frosts glistening in the morning sunlight.  There are lots of lovely things you can do now, both indoors and out, to ensure your garden is in tip-top condition with lots of wonderful new plants to look forward to growing next year!  Make the most of any bright sunny days, wrap up warmly, and get out in your garden or allotment!

Garden Advice for Mid-January to Mid-February

Although it’s still jolly chilly outside, the daylight hours are lengthening each day, which means there’s more time to be outside enjoying the garden!

There are so many beautiful plants and flowers to be enjoyed at this time of year, many of them scented to attract pollinating insects.  As there aren’t as many insects around in winter the scent is often incredibly powerful as well as sweet; look out for deliciously scented Sarcococca confusa, S.

Gardening Advice for Mid-December to Mid-January

This time of year is so exciting with Christmas coming and lots of celebrations on the horizon.  Make the most of any bright sunny days, wrap up warmly and get out in the garden!

Mycorrhizal fungi are a UK species of fungi that occur naturally in the soil.  They have a special growing relationship with some plants, and effectively work together to create a stronger, wider reaching root system for the plant; helping the plant to withstand drought and stress.  

Garden Advice for Mid-January to Mid-February

Although it’s still jolly chilly outside, the daylight hours are lengthening each day, which means there’s more time to be outside enjoying the garden!

There are so many beautiful plants and flowers to be enjoyed at this time of year, many of them scented to attract pollinating insects.  As there aren’t as many insects around in winter, the scent plants produce is often incredibly powerful as well as sweet.