Anticipation and Preparation

Late Winter can seem like a bit of an in-between time in the gardening world. Winter veggies are well and truly established and almost finished up while Spring blooms are almost here but not quite yet. We’ve seen many Magnolia trees around absolutely laden with buds just about ready to burst into magnificent flowers. Other […]

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Reduce plastic with simple swaps

The weather might still be icy but we have now passed the Winter solstice and we are on the way to Spring. There’s plenty to do in the garden so check out Tony’s Tips below. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution […]

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Plenty to do in a Winter garden!

June is the first month of Winter and is the lowest ebb of the annual growing cycle for many plants. Even so, many plants are looking gorgeous at the moment. Camellias, Helleborus, Primulas, Pansies, Poppies and many Natives are flowering beautifully as they love the cooler weather. If your garden doesn’t have something that warms […]

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Mum deserves something special!

We’ve got a double act for you this month, our regularly scheduled Tony’s Tips, plus our top recommendations to spoil mum this Mothers’ Day. It’s coming up on the 12th of May so you’ve still got plenty of time to find a gift but, if you do leave it a little late, don’t worry! Plants make the […]

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Winter is coming. Prepare your garden!

April has perfect weather for gardening – great for planting and feeding. There is still enough warmth in the soil to get some roots established and get some food into your plants before they slow down for Winter. A good feed is important to stimulate the gardens and lawns into a flush of growth before […]

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So Long Summer

It might not feel like it today but Autumn is finally here! This can be one of the absolute best times to be in the garden, with Summer flowers, fruit and veggies putting on a final show and cooler weather plants starting to make an appearance. As always, there’s a lot that can be done […]

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Summer is Colour

As we head into the last month of Summer, the heat is seriously making itself felt. The slow start to the season is a bit of a distant memory! We’re making the most of the weather, and making sure our plants do too with plenty of water! As far off as Winter might seem, this is […]

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Ringing in the New Year in the Garden

And just like that, it’s 2019! It feels like Summer well and truly arrived over Christmas and today is set to be another scorcher. Make sure to give all your plants a good drink! While the focus might be on the outdoors, indoor plants also love the Summer sunshine. This is a great time for […]

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The Acorn Gift Guide

All of a sudden December is just about upon us and the rush to finish projects, finalise plans and buy presents is in full swing. To help take the stress out of one aspect of Christmas preparations, we’ve put together a handy gift guide. Read on to discover a few of our unique and thoughtful […]

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Don’t Miss our Rose Spectacular!

November is famous for roses so we’re kicking off the month with a rose spectacular this weekend. Our five favourite roses – Mr Lincoln, Friesia, Iceberg, Blue Moon and Just Joey – will be on special. We will also have specials on the products we recommend to keep your roses happy and healthy.     Wear […]

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