What’s trending at Chelsea Flower Show 2021

What’s trending at Chelsea Flower Show 2021

With the focus very much on sustainability and reducing the damage to the planet that, as humans, we’ve been doing since the industrial revolution, it’s with great interest that we see this ‘on message’ trend coming through at the Chelsea Flower Show this year....

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Climate Change and Our Gardens

Climate Change and Our Gardens

We all know that now more than ever climate change is at its worst. From wildfires to the pollution of the oceans, it is now more important than ever to do our part in helping the planet. Gardeners are now starting to notice the challenges of climate change on their...

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Native Wildflowers & their Impact

Native Wildflowers & their Impact

Wildflowers are a beautiful sight to behold. Their charming names, scents and colours add true character to the great outdoors. They directly impact nature and wildlife in many ways. Some even have medicinal properties! Some of the UK wildflowers are native to the...

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Why is Paddock Maintenance Important?

Why is Paddock Maintenance Important?

Paddock maintenance is an important part of caring for your horses. Your paddock is a safe place for them to exercise and feed. If it’s not properly maintained, it can quickly become run-down. Daily use alongside the ever-changing adverse weather conditions that we...

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Down to Earth: Helping the Community

Down to Earth: Helping the Community

At Garden Supplies we work with a range of clients, all of which provide a variety of services. One in particular that we wanted to talk to you about was Down to Earth. A Community interest Company, they use their profits to help local communities. We think the work...

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Planting Trees and Shrubs

Planting Trees and Shrubs

Trees and shrubs are a staple of any garden, adding beautiful focal points whilst helping to reduce our carbon footprint. They provide shade and can improve soil stability whilst creating new habitats for all types of birds and wildlife. Shrubs in particular are also...

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Mulching – Using Mushroom Compost

Mulching – Using Mushroom Compost

At Garden Supplies, we know that a lot of people love the idea of having a nice-looking garden. But this can be difficult to achieve when faced with a patchy, mossy lawn, weeds taking over your flower beds and cold weather. Fertilizing your garden can certainly help...

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What is Spraying?

What is Spraying?

Spraying is a vital part of paddock maintenance. Why? Because it kills the weeds when they first appear in your paddock or grasslands, spraying selectively means you can target the areas the weeds grow and they can be eradicated, without damaging other plants and...

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Try Out Our Baked Courgette Flower Recipe

Try Out Our Baked Courgette Flower Recipe

Why not try cooking baked courgette flowers, one of my favs. Three flowers per person. Take 300g of soft cheese, drain off any excess watery liquid, & mix with 2tsp finely grated parmesan, zest of 1 lemon, 1tsp of olive oil, seasoning, & 6-8 basil leaves...

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Top tips for topsoil

Top tips for topsoil

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, gardening has become a popular hobby amongst the British population. Choosing high-quality topsoil is vital for your herbs, flowers and plants which is why at Garden Supplies Gloucestershire we are here to help! Our Melcourt Topsoil is...

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