Autumn

Attracting A Variety Of Birds To Your Garden!

Different species of birds prefer different types of seed, so the best way to attract a wider range of birds to your garden is to supply them with a  real variety!

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Cornus For November | Jo’s Top Picks

Different varieties of Cornus have a range of leaves and berries, but it is their colourful stems that they are really known for! Take a look at Jo's pic for November for vibrant winter colour.

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UPDATE! Weird & Wonderful Pumpkins & Squash – My Little Allotment

We LOVED Kirsty's, guest post that she wrote for us this spring! All about her plans to grow pumpkin and squash and the long list of varieties she wanted to try. We are so pleased that she has written us an update and provided us with beautiful photographs of the weird and wonderful pumpkins and squash that came out of her little allotment this season!

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Simple Christmas Centrepiece

Create yourself a stunning yet simple Christmas display or centrepiece by following our 4 easy steps!

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How To Care For The Birds In Autumn (Part 2) – Notes From Boyd

Carrying on from where I left off last month... With nesting season a thing of the past, autumn is the perfect time to clean out the bird boxes, repair any damage and get them ready for spring.

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Leaf Spotting Page | Young Gardeners

Autumn is here and the leaves have already started changing. As the leaves start to fall to the ground you will start to notice all the different shapes sizes and colours there are. Some leaves have jagged edges, some are smooth. Some leaves turn rusty browns and oranges while others are evergreen. Get outdoors and find what leaves you can collect, then check them off agains our spotting page, colour them in, then tick them off!

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Spicy Squash Soup Recipe

The weather is getting noticeably chillier and the nights are going to start drawing in. At times like this, it is nice to have a simple and warming recipe to warm you up and help you feel cozy. Our Spicy Squash Soup is perfect for this. Packed full of flavour and goodness is it a tasty treat that is good for you too!

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How To Care For The Birds In Autumn (Part 1) – Notes From Boyd

As the seasons slip silently and beautifully into autumn there’s a distinct change in the light, mood and atmosphere of the garden. It’s all change for the birds too as they start to migrate from the UK to warmer climes or arrive here from colder lands for the winter.

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Jobs For October | Tips From Graham

October is a good month to continue with the post summer tidy up and getting your garden ready for the colder weather. Our Assistant Plant Manager Graham has a few tips to help you along.

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Plant A Colourful Autumn Container

We caught up with Assistant Plant Manager Graham to find out how he pots up colourful, long-lasting autumn baskets and containers. Follow our 'How To Guide' to pot up your own stunning autumn container.

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Callicarpa For October | Jo’s Top Picks

Callicarpa are a real statement plant! They add a much needed splash of colour in the colder months with their stunning purple fruit.

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Autumn Big Clean – Aquatics

Prepare your pond for winter with a BIG CLEAN throughout autumn. Leaving large amounts of organic waste in a pond during winter can be fatal. It festers under the water and causes harmful substances to build up in the water causing water quality issues and problems with your fish. Read our blog all about preparing your pond for the colder months!

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Tips for Prepared Hyacinths

Hyacinths are not only a great splash of colour in late winter and early spring, but also highly scented! Take a look at our tips from Taylor's, our bulb supplier, for growing these gorgeous flowers!

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