Tag - Ali Barwani

Keep Calm and Plant Seed Potatoes

"Growing your own vegetables may not be the most glamorous area of gardening, but it is the one that brings us the most satisfaction." Before the events of last year many people had never considered having a veg patch, but such was the popularity of ‘grow your own’ during the first Lockdown that many of our customers now say it is an important part of their family life. What better distraction could there be than potatoes – selecting which types to grow, in [...]

Essential products you may be unaware that we sell:

There are lots of basicl household products available at your local Capital Gardens. Cleaning and disinfecting we have bucket and yard brushes, dustpan sets and Jeyes disinfectant fluid. For heating we stock gas bottles, firelighters, coal and logs. Emergency lighting we offer batteries, candles, candle lighters, candle holders, and electric torches. To keep your hands clean we sell hand sanitizer, and a variety of soaps. We also stock soothing hand creams. We also have reusable face masks. Rat and [...]

5 reasons why gardening is essential for your mental and physical health during the new lockdown:

The five reasons 1) good for your heart and lungs. Digging, weeding, pruning, leaf gathering and other winter jobs done in the fresh air helps strengthen your heart and lungs, and burns the calories. With the gyms closed it is the natural way to get that cardio workout you’ve been missing. 2) stress busting. Working in the garden helps us concentrate on completing short tasks with fixed goals. What better way to escape the news of the pandemic than to think about things [...]