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BULBS FOR BEES, SCENT AND STYLE

Don’t wait until a depressing February morning to wish you’d popped in a few crocus, embrace the slide into autumn now by grabbing your spring bulbs and getting them into your gardens and pots. We’ve put together some of our favourite bulbs into combinations for various styles, feeding the bees and difficult shady spots. All of these are available at Capital Gardens now so feel free to grab a member of the team to help you get bulb ready. When [...]

EXPERT TIPS FOR FRAZZLED LAWNS

It’s been sat on, rolled on, picnicked and played football on - AND there was that heatwave… time to give your lawns some serious love and attention. First, Weed.Weed.Weed. We don’t mind a daisy or two but now the ground has been softened by the august rains it’s the perfect time to get those perennial weeds such as dandelions and plantains out - root and all. Choose your weapon: a daisy grubber, hand trowel or blunt butter knife will do [...]

PLANT SURVIVAL GUIDE – FOR YOUR HOLIDAY

It’s a little nerve racking, you’ve sown, dug, planted, grown and now you’re going on that well deserved holiday - how will your plants survive? We go through this every year so let us pass on our own plant survival tips! THE NEIGHBOURS First point of call, knock on your neighbour’s door; a little visit from them with a watering can a couple of times a week will do wonders - just make sure you remember them as you’re stocking up [...]