From May 27th to June 4th, National Children’s Gardening Week celebrates the joys of gardens for kids and the opportunity to connect with nature. This week aims to inspire both youngsters and adults to explore the great outdoors and learn more about the wildlife that surrounds them.
Britain Get Growing – Here comes summer! What you can grow in June
Summer is finally approaching, and we start to see the start of warmer and sunnier days and lighter evenings. Your garden is in full bloom with colourful flowers and an abundance of wildlife.
Your Garden in June
There is plenty to do in your garden in June. June is the national month of roses so plant and grow your own roses this summer with British Garden Centres!
Trends from RHS Chelsea Flower Show
In this year’s event, the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London will host themes of restoration and well-being. There will be awe-inspiring show gardens and the latest trends in outdoor living. Taking inspiration from the RHS’ flagship event, here are the Chelsea trends you can copy at home.
Save the Bees – Our best pollinator plants
Our garden can provide safe habitats for wildlife, and even small steps, such as planting pollen and nectar-rich flowers, will attract beneficial insects and bees.
Nurturing Nature: Sustainable Gardening Techniques for a Greener Garden
A sustainable garden is great for the environment and will reduce any negative impact that your current gardening habits may have.
Britain Get Growing: Plants to grow in your kitchen garden
Growing herbs in your kitchen is a breeze. A kitchen garden can be budget-friendly too which we all need as food prices continue to rise. Herbs are not only sensory plants for our eyes and ears, but they can transform a dish into something so flavoursome and aromatic.
Choosing the Best Barbecue
We all love the relaxing weekends and evenings over the summer period and your garden provides the perfect backdrop to unwind or entertain. Lazy summer days are perfect for preparing tasty, chargrilled treats on our huge range of barbecues which offer versatility and alfresco food for your friends and family.
Britain Get Growing: Our green-fingered guide to growing your own in May
May is one of the most exciting months in the garden. Seeds and plants sowed in early spring are flourishing due to the combination of sunny days and April showers, resulting in an abundance of greenery and new life. Here are our hints on how to keep your garden in tip-top shape, ready for you to enjoy in the summer months!
Rewild your garden with No Mow May
Here are our top tips for No Mow May which will result in your garden filled with butterflies and other insects flying about in a dream world of flowers filled with sweet, nutritious pollen.