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2022-07-14 10:16
Broad beans, also known as fava beans, are hardy legumes which are very easy to grow, growing in a variety of soils and climates. The broad bean plant doesn’t take up too much space an… Read More
2022-07-13 14:53
Verandas are a perfect in-between for spending time outdoors while still being protected from unpredictable weather, be it damaging UV rays or rainy days. It’s no wonder people are opt… Read More
2022-07-13 12:54
So you’re after a pergola for your garden? Of course, you want to know all and anything there is to know about pergolas before your investment. This guide will help you pick what the b… Read More
2022-07-11 11:53
Bird baths are great for allowing birds to have a little drink as well as obviously a bath to clean between their feathers so they can keep flitting about your garden. Especially during the… Read More
2022-07-11 09:52
There’s nothing better than a summer evening socialising in your garden with friends and family. The best way to extend your evening into the chillier hours of the evening and night is… Read More
2022-07-11 09:13
The textbook definition of a veranda is “a roofed, open-air gallery or porch typically attached to a larger residential building”. However, as the term is used differently… Read More
2022-07-07 15:52
Bedding plants can be very versatile – whether you’re planting from a tray, pot or plug, they can provide you with an array of colours in a small space and brighten up a dull flo… Read More
How To Make Garden Furniture
2022-07-07 15:23
You should be able to enjoy every inch of your home. You’ve worked hard to turn it into a place that exudes comfort and happiness, including your yard. Here’s how to make garden… Read More
2022-07-07 12:38
Why outdoor lighting? Outdoor lighting is a great option to extend the use of your garden into the darker evenings. Decorating with outdoor lights will allow you to make the most of your out… Read More
2022-07-06 15:16
Pergolas are outdoor structures which are roofed and have supporting beams at their corners. The roof may be open or fully closed off, but pergolas are more often found with open, slatted ro… Read More
2022-07-06 14:18
What is the purpose of an outdoor rug? The purpose of an outdoor rug is similar to a rug indoors, it aims to bring space together and to add some extra pizazz. It can give your seating area… Read More
2022-06-30 16:02
A chiminea can be a fantastic focal point of any garden whether it’s helping keep the chill away during an evening with the family or relaxing to the sounds of the gently burning wood… Read More
2022-06-30 14:47
Pergolas are a great way to dress up your garden. They can add shade and decoration to your eating and dining space in your garden – especially with garden furniture beneath. Adding a… Read More
2022-06-29 15:33
While outdoor rugs and garden carpets are made from synthetic materials which are designed to handle dirt, moisture and sun, they can still become dirty. Changing seasonal weather, frequent… Read More
2022-06-29 15:17
Picture this; it’s a warm summer’s day, there’s a cool breeze in the air and a cold drink in hand. What a shame it would be for your precious wooden furniture to be decayin… Read More
2022-06-29 15:07
Water features can be the focal piece to your garden pond or pool. Known to have heaps of benefits, such as stress- and anxiety-reducing properties. They also add a touch of beauty and mysti… Read More
2022-06-29 14:59
Water features are like a flagship to your fountain or pond. Without them, your little body of water lacks that touch of beauty that turns it into a calming sanctuary. Despite its lovel… Read More
2022-06-29 14:47
Water features can be a beautiful and peaceful addition to your garden. The only downside is the insects they can attract and how easily they can become breeding grounds for mosquitoes who l… Read More
2022-06-29 14:46
Warm weather and summer sun are perfect for enjoying your garden. But sometimes it can get a little too sunny to fully enjoy time spent outdoors, without worrying about sunburn or getting da… Read More
2022-06-24 10:42
There are a lot of awnings out there. Overhanging patios, covering balconies and keeping people safe and in the shade up and down the country. With so many to choose from, it can be hard to… Read More
2022-06-23 14:33
Is your wooden garden furniture no longer looking its best? If so, then it may be time to restore your favourite outdoor set. Fortunately, this is much easier than many would assume. This g… Read More
2022-06-23 13:47
A gazebo is a great option for adding some social space into your garden. But where do we go from there? Read on below for our top 4 tips for gazebo decoration, and check out our gazebo acc… Read More
2022-06-23 11:32
There are thousands of bedding plants to choose from when you’re planting your garden. So many colours, shapes, and sizes to choose from, even different types of bedding plants. With s… Read More
2022-06-23 09:57
The good weather is finally arriving, the flowers are finally blooming and we’re here to help. Read this guide to learn more about when’s the best time to plant bedding plants so… Read More
2022-06-20 12:22
Whether it’s taking away the chill of a cold evening with the family or you’re not quite ready to call it a night with friends, socialising and relaxing around a fire is one of l… Read More
2022-06-17 14:29
If your teak garden furniture is looking a bit weathered and dull, it might be time to spruce it up a little. Teak has a naturally occurring oil that gives it a distinctive colour which fade… Read More
2022-06-17 10:16
Bird baths provide intrigue for both wildlife and gardening enthusiasts. Not only is choosing a solar fountain for a bird bath an attractive spectacle, it’s also a cheaper option for r… Read More
2022-06-15 14:36
There’s no better time to make a statement with a lick of paint and transform your garden into a functional, exciting sanctuary to relax in. Whether you’re customising a new gard… Read More
2022-06-15 14:13
It’s the time of the year when we bring out our garden furniture from storage, only to realise that it’s not looking its best. From gathering dirt in the garage to being left ou… Read More
2022-06-15 13:56
Due to its durability and attractive wicker weave style, rattan garden furniture is a popular choice for many gardeners and outdoor lovers alike. To increase the longevity of your garden fu… Read More
2022-06-15 13:44
No matter how hard you try, with garden furniture being kept for outdoor use, it’s bound to get a little grubby from time to time. From battling the changing of the seasons and all ty… Read More
2022-06-14 15:43
Garden Dining Table Sets are the bee’s knees for barbecues, al fresco dinners and homemade buffet lunches. A few seats and a table are all you need for a convivial outdoor atmosphere t… Read More
2022-06-10 14:33
Sometimes space comes at a premium in gardens, or even where a garden might not be possible. If you’ve only got a little bit of outdoor space, or even if you’re limited to the in… Read More
2022-06-09 09:38
The majority of water features work in the same way: the water is stored in the reservoir which contains the water while it’s not moving through the feature, and a pump is necessary to… Read More
2022-05-31 14:20
There are a lot of water features out there, splashing away in gardens up and down the country. But how can you know which ones are the best? We’ve crunched the numbers, studied the st… Read More
2022-04-02 12:39
There are a wide range of plants for spring that you can sow now in April. Read our quick guide below to some staple planting options for your garden in vegetables and flowers.&nbs&hell…Read More
2022-04-01 16:07
Strulch is the new wonder mulch, made from straw with added plant-helping, slug-bothering minerals to make your plants grow big and strong while keeping munching molluscs at bay. The name co… Read More
2022-03-28 12:20
Propagation is the art of growing from seed or plug, usually out of season or at least out of the ground or a full-on planter. If it doesn’t involve a greenhouse, it definitely involve… Read More
2022-03-28 10:33
Seeds and plugs, two elements of the gardener’s starter kit. Seeds allow you to craft and hone your produce and flowers from seed to sprout and beyond, while plugs skip the first part… Read More
2022-03-08 14:33
In celebration of International Women’s Day [IWD], we want to take a look at some women gardeners and those who support women in a horticultural environment. We believe these women are… Read More
2022-03-01 15:32
You might have felt the change in the wind. Perhaps you’ve seen a bloom, new leaf or just a bud about to burst. Either way, March is here and spring is almost upon us/is here (dependin… Read More
2022-02-23 16:31
A garden irrigation system is a great way to free up some gardening time. Just put in an hour or two of getting your ducks lined up in a row and you can save days and days of watering time… Read More
2022-02-08 12:36
There are a handful of garden tools that every gardener should have in the garden store. We’re not going to get into power tools (useful though they may be) here, but stick t… Read More
2022-02-01 08:00
The ground’s warming up, the birds are singing, and that means it’s time for February planting. Bulbs are still the order of the day thanks to a general lack of sunlight, but the… Read More
2021-12-14 12:06
It’s time for the big reveal! Primrose’s look and feel has changed, with a more powerful system backing up our ever-growing Online Garden Centre. It all started with a brand new… Read More
2021-12-13 14:25
The stunning Peony is a showstopper of the garden, putting in a performance which will stop you in your tracks. It doesn’t need to compete for your attention and equally, it won’… Read More
2021-11-30 09:58
Bathrooms can be a curious place. Often the dampest, humid-est places in our homes, and yet they’re where we feel the most clean. Warm though they can be, they can be cold and clinical… Read More
2021-11-25 14:48
After a while, tree ferns can take care of themselves in winter. Once they’ve had a chance to winterise and harden off, they’ll take on sub-zero temperatures like you’d hop… Read More
2021-11-17 16:05
You may have heard the whispers, noticed a change or two here and there, and it’s nearly time for the big reveal. Primrose’s look and feel is changing, with a more powerful syste… Read More
2021-11-11 11:10
Green Friday is Primrose’s answer to Black Friday, that dark day/weekend/week where people get trampled, shop staff get harassed and certain people push through crowds to get a 6.5% di… Read More
2021-11-03 13:17
Below is a guide on 12 cat friendly and safe house plants. Why, you may ask? Unfortunately for our four-legged friends some plants, including indoor plants, are toxic to animals. … Read More
What To Plant In November
2021-11-01 14:14
Now that Halloween’s done for and Bonfire Night is either about to happen or fizzled out (depending on when you’re reading this), it’s time to look to November planting. Th… Read More
2021-11-01 11:43
November is the final month of autumn and as the temperature drops and the nights grow longer a quiet period begins on the allotment. Harvesting your final crops and making your final prepar… Read More
2021-10-18 14:54
If you’ve read our Autumn Harvest Cookbook, some of these recipes may be familiar to you already. If not, read on for some great ideas for those carving leftovers from Halloween &ndash&hell…Read More
2021-10-06 10:57
Autumn’s in full swing, meaning the temperatures are a little cooler and the rains are back in force. You’ll have seen a lot of your bedding plants are still giving colour a go… Read More
6 Brand New Water Features For 2021
2021-10-05 08:14
Water features are great. Soothing sounds coupled with the magic of eternally flowing water somehow speaks to our inner zen master, and we find ourselves contemplating the universe by a bit… Read More
2021-09-30 08:54
The term ‘bulb lasagne’ may sound a little odd, but it is actually a very effective means of planting bulbs for the most abundant flowering displays. Like the very dish itself… Read More
Which Christmas Tree Is Best For My House?
2021-09-24 15:20
We might be going out on a limb, but Christmas isn’t complete without some kind of tree. Whether you throw some lights on a tree mainstay in your garden, put some twigs in a pot and ha… Read More
Top Tips From BBC Gardeners World 2021
2021-09-06 14:24
BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2021 is now over, having run from Thursday 26th August  through to Sunday 29th and seeing visitors from all over come down to check out the latest in pla… Read More
How To Make Cider At Home
2021-09-06 11:11
Nothing says autumn like the sight of earthy, delicious apples falling from the trees. But have you ever thought about turning those same apples into something a little more refreshing? Yes… Read More

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