Monthly Archive: November 2018

parthenocissus tricuspidata henryi – get plant for urban buildings

parthenocissus tricuspidata henryi – get plant for urban buildings

However well designed often new urban buildings end up with a side view of a large slab of concrete. Lots of solutions are available to create green walls but they can be expensive and...

The GardenAdvice Team have now answered well over 5 million questions since we started in later 1999

The GardenAdvice Team have now answered well over 5 million questions since we started in later 1999

    The GardenAdvice Team have now answered well over 5 million questions sine we started in later 1999. We have steady stream of questions on a whole range of gardening and gardening related...

How Gardeners Can Still Keep Busy This Winter

How Gardeners Can Still Keep Busy This Winter

  If you are an enthusiastic gardener winter can be a great time to plan your coming gardening year with regards to planting new plants and sowing seeds in the spring for your next...

English style gardens in warmer climates 

English style gardens in warmer climates 

The GardenAdvice Team are often asked to to help create English country style gardens in warmer climates often with high summer temperatures and no frosts plus higher light levels. This can cause problems for...

A few notes on creating a garden drainage system

A few notes on creating a garden drainage system

Soak Aways Firstly the only way a drainage system works is if the water has somewhere to drain to after it has been collected. A soak away is simple a means to collect a...

Problems with Squirrels, deer and rabbits not to mention cats and dogs

Problems with Squirrels, deer and rabbits not to mention cats and dogs

Squirrels, deer and rabbits not to mention cats and dogs can all be a problem in the garden often they are a delight in the garden until they start eating your prize plants. Lots...

Soil needs plants in the same way plants need soil

Soil needs plants in the same way plants need soil

Soil has evolved to support plants and not to be without plants. If left for any length of time without plants it soon becomes de-structured poorly draining and a hostile environment for all the...

Pruning your indoor and outdoor grapes

Pruning your indoor and outdoor grapes

November and December are the best months for pruning both inside and outdoor grape vines. If you are training your vine and it’s a newish plant you should tie in the stems you require...

Winter in an unheated Glasshouse – creating some colour

Winter in an unheated Glasshouse – creating some colour

  Winter in an unheated Glasshouse – creating some colour –  If you have on and the thousands of unheated Glasshouse in the UK and wondered what you could do with them in the winter...

November is a great time to get your Greenhouse in order

November is a great time to get your Greenhouse in order

We are often asked about pests and disease in Greenhouses and often our answers involve biological control methods but by far the most effective methods to control pests and disease in a new or...