Gardens and Gardening

Turn Stones into Seeds at Squire’s!

We may not be able to turn water into wine, but children can turn stones into seeds this October and November at Squire’s Garden Centres! The garden centre is asking children under 16 to paint a pebble or stone to look like a vegetable. They can pick up a free …

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Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden- a day out for all the family

“Every adventure requires a first step” The Cheshire cat, Alice in Wonderland. Every time I have the pleasure of visiting the Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden I feel as if I have fallen onto the set of Alice in Wonderland. This magnificent garden is filled, not only with exquisite sculptures, but …

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Dobbies digs National Allotments Week – 10th-16th August

National Allotments Week returns this August to put the spotlight back on the benefits of growing your own. With a rising interest in becoming more self-sufficient, many Brits have made the most of extra time at home by taking up gardening as a newfound hobby. The National Allotment Society, who …

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Creating a Garden for Retirement by Beth Otway

In the garden I am always thinking ahead, whether I’m ordering seed for future sowings, designing a new feature, planning a long-term trial or just thinking about which new plants to grow next year. It is always wise to plan for the future so that you can fulfil all your …

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Help support our nurses with the National Garden Scheme

In a new campaign led by Britain’s most famous gardener, Alan Titchmarsh, the National Garden Scheme is reaching out to people to help support the nursing and health charities for which it has raised money since its foundation. With all gardens closed and so no income coming in, the National …

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Beth Otway’s Exciting Vegetables to Grow Now!

I enjoy the excitement felt at this time of year!  By the middle of March, the window of possibility stretches out before us; we have the opportunity to sow seeds of a wide range of great tasting vegetables.  Here are some of the seeds you can sow this month: I …

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Beth Otway’s Gardening Advice

Spring is a magical time.  Cheerful spring flowers brighten our gardens, as we bask in the joy of nature’s promise that there’s so much more to come.  This is such an invigorating and inspiring time, with much to see and do in the garden. It’s easier to pull up weeds …

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Why wait until spring to get your garden sorted for summer!

AK Garden Services – offer a range of Garden Services in Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex – established in 1994 with full company insurance and references available upon request. With winter now firmly upon us why not start work on garden improvements now. AK Garden Services will undertake all types …

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Keep this business blossoming

  This lovely little shop in the heart of Godalming has been running for 10 years, and the girls have decided that it is now time to move to pastures new. Having been on the high street since the 60’s and being as well known and loved as they are, …

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ART, DESIGN, YOUR HOME, YOUR GARDEN & …. YOU!

The Garden Show at  Loseley Park Guildford, Surrey GU3 1HS ART, DESIGN, YOUR HOME, YOUR GARDEN & …. YOU! 26 – 28 July 2019 Open 10am – 5pm daily It’s the eighth year of The Garden Show at Loseley Park in July 2019. The perfect event to find all you …

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One small job=One happy mother!

TMC Fencing. It’s that time of year where the gardens in England look stunning. Flowers are in bloom, the grass is lush and green, potted plants are flourishing and of course everyone is spending a lot more time out in the garden. My mother had recently discovered that she is …

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RHS Back to Nature Garden co-designed by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge for RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival Unveiled

  The RHS Back to Nature Garden, co-designed by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge and Landscape Architects Andree Davies and Adam White, for this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival (1-7 July) has been unveiled today at the festivals press preview. The Garden continues to encourage families and communities to engage with nature and spend time in …

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Stressbusting Surrey garden collaboration wins coveted silver-gilt medal at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Celebrating success at the UK’s most anticipated horticultural event of the year, the Silent Pool Gin Garden wins a prestigious silver-gilt medal at the Royal Horticultural Society’s world-famous Chelsea Flower Show 2019, where innovative design and horticultural expertise combine to showcase some of the country’s most exciting and inventive gardening …

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