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Gift your garden goodies at Christmas

Have you got a glut of garden produce that you’re struggling to use or give away? We’ve put together a summary of our favourite ways to preserve some of the crops we often find ourselves overrun with – and they make delightful gifts for loved ones.

Posted on 24 August 2021 by Rolawn

Topsoil you can trust...Is the Devil in the detail?

There is a feeling around the landscape and construction industry that buying a topsoil which comes with a test certificate is all you really need to worry about. However, as with many pieces of understanding, this is very much not the case.

Posted on 18 September 2018 by Rolawn

The right tool for the right job

Choosing the right gardening tools will be one of the reasons many people attend BBC Gardeners’ World Live; the right tools though should also include the key elements that make any beautiful garden…topsoil, turf and mulch.

Posted on 13 June 2018 by Helen Redwood

Building beds and growing veg – an enthusiasts tale

After spending six years battling the weeds on our vegetable plot we decided enough was enough. Trying to keep it under control was taking up too much time and the rest of the garden was starting to suffer. Something drastic had to be done and we decided raised beds were the answer.

Posted on 22 August 2014 by Rolawn

Tips for saving water in the garden

Parched, dehydrated and beginning to show a few cracks? If that's just you 'the gardener' imagine how much your outdoor space may be suffering in this recent spell of very hot, dry weather we are either enjoying or enduring, depending on your perspective!

Posted on 22 July 2013 by Rolawn