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Growing for garden glory

This year, our dream-like Hampton Court garden has been inspired by the way that nature's gentle hand can subtly alter and improve a manmade creation, in this case The Forgotten Folly. At Horticolous, we dream beautiful gardens like this one but nurturing a dream requires much more than our own inspiration and passion. 

Posted on 28 July 2014 by Rolawn

Let your garden look its best this November

Now is a great time to make the most of any bright & dry days, as gardeners far and wide are making their final preparations for the winter.

Posted on 11 November 2013 by Rolawn

October gardening tips

With winter on the horizon, it's time to tidy the garden and prepare for the cooler are making their final preparations for the winter.

Posted on 9 October 2013 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

You can't have too mulch of a good thing!

For those of us growing things in drier parts of the UK, water conservation has always been a cause for concern

Posted on 15 July 2013 by Rolawn

Summer's Here! July Garden Maintenance

Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to start enjoying all of your hard work put in through the spring. 

Posted on 11 July 2013 by Rolawn

March Maintenance: Welcome in Spring

This winter has presented a particularly harsh time for our gardens. A combination of the freezing temperatures, snow fall and heavy rain will no doubt have left your garden looking a little worse for wear.

Posted on 21 March 2013 by Rolawn

Springtime for Bark Mulching

As with lawn turf care, spring is the time of year when the garden's beds and borders need some serious attention in order to prepare them for the onslaught of green growth, flowering plants and of course - protection against the dreaded weeds.

Posted on 13 April 2011 by Rolawn