‘Big mistake! ’: ‘Worst’ task gardeners are urged to avoid now – ‘plants will suffer’ — Express

While gardens might love a spot of sunshine, gardening in hot weather should be undertaken carefully. The wrong move could make the difference between preserving and protecting gardens  and destroying them.   From potting now plants to turning a blind eye to weeds , Emma Loker, expert gardener at DIY Garden exclusively shared with Express. co. uk three mistakes gardeners […]

‘Prime time! ’ How to prevent your roses tuning ‘slimy’ – and other garden jobs to do now – Express

Summer is one of the most rewarding seasons for gardeners, with everything from fruits and vegetables to bright blooms at their peak. Taking care of gardens in August is crucial to keep plants and crops thriving, but what exactly should you be doing? These are all the gardening work you need to do this month for the perfect summer display. […]

‘Damaging’ gardening issue plants ‘can’t overcome’ – how to avoid to make gardens ‘thrive’ – Express

Not leaving enough space between garden beds It may be tempting to have your backyard beds neat and close to each other, but this will make moving between them difficult.   Scott advises to leave “ample room to move your wheelbarrow in”, or space to bring in compost and mulch. That doesn’t mean gardeners need six feet between beds –  […]

‘Perfect time’ to prepare the garden for autumn – ‘best way’ to protect plants – Express

The summer season is ending which means autumn is just around the corner. According to William Mitchell of Sutton Manor Nursery , “now will be the perfect time” to start preparing the garden for the cold months ahead. The expert said: “Autumn is usually literally just around the corner, this means that it is time to start thinking about preparing […]

Six common gardening mistakes to avoid – difference between a ‘dull’ or ‘lush’ garden – Express

4. Letting weeds take over Weeding every single part of the garden can be tiring, especially because weeds may pop up anywhere and everywhere. However, they can cause problems with other plants plus can take over the backyard quickly. The expert said: “Weeding properly involves the few hand tools like a hoe or even weed extractor.     “These will […]

How to grow a ‘higher quality’ range of crops through one simple task- ‘easiest way’ – Express

As July has turned to August, it’s definitely worth taking the time to thin out fruit and vegetable plants to ensure harvests that are tastier and healthier, says Amateur Gardening’s expert, Bob Flowerdew, who’s dedicated to organic methods. The expert pointed out: “Crops and flowers can do significantly better if they have more sun, a lot more water, more space […]