Potting Shed Blog

21 December 2018

Looking after wildlife in winter: Birds

Winter is a tough time for birds. There’s less food available, and they use up a lot of energy in keeping themselves warm. Every little thing we can do to help birds in winter will make a difference to their survival, so here are a few things you can do this winter to take care of the birds in your garden.

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5 December 2018

Protect your container plants from the cold

As the weather gets colder, some plants need more protection than others, especially plants in containers. Here are our tips on protecting container plants from the cold this winter.

28 November 2018

How to plant trees and shrubs?

October to April is the perfect time to plant trees and shrubs so they establish over the winter months. Planting bare root or container plants can be done over the colder months of the year, keeping your green fingers working during winter and it helps to get some of the bigger jobs done before springtime comes around! Read our 'how to' guide here!

24 November 2018

Join the National Tree Week!

National Tree Week is the largest celebration of trees in the UK and has been running since 1975. It is the perfect time of year as it is the start of the winter tree planting season. Find out more...