Marc Patrick, Author at Garden Care

Garden Care’s Autumn Flipbook

Garden Care's Autumn Flipbook From a beautiful English country garden, to a picture perfect garden retreat, Garden Care can help you create an oasis of your very own. See how we've helped our clients to achieve their dream gardens in our Autumn Portfolio Flipbook. Garden Care Flipbook

Plant of the month

Plant of the month: Nerrin Bowdenii (Bowden Lilly) This pink Autumn flowering bulb is a terrific addition to a sunny border. Plant 150mm apart and bulbs should be slightly above the soil level to aid ripening. Mulching is advisable over winter. Why not try alongside Agapanthus?

Garden rescue

Garden rescue Record temperatures and drought conditions this summer have devastated many gardens, killed lawns, shrubs and sent trees into decline. So, what can we do to manage this in our gardens today and for next year?Immediate action - WATER! Make a watering planWith a hose pipe ban in force...

How to look after your garden in the summer months Watering your plantsWatering plants is one of the most important ways to care for your garden. Summer’s heat and dry humidity can take its toll, so during high temperatures, it’s important to ensure your plants and soil maintain enough water.Rainwater is an excellent...

The UK's living history surrounds us! I love going out in our great country to historic buildings, houses and cathedrals. While I am there I wander around and feel myself absorbed in the history and events of the past. To be honest you don’t always need a building to appreciate...

What’s on this summer

What's on this summer There's lots to keep you and the family occupied this summer, including a visit to the beautiful organic Mayfield Lavender Farm, a trip to a National Trust Garden or even a visit to RHS Wisley for lots of interactive workshops throughout the summer holidays. Mayfield Lavender...

How to take care of your Christmas Tree Caring for your cut Christmas Tree Christmas isn’t really Christmas without a tree! And, if you took the leap this year and went for a cut Christmas tree, then you may now be thinking about how to make it last! Although these...

All you need to know about Poinsettias Poinsettias are perfect for decorating your home during Christmas. A great option for a table centrepiece, their brightly coloured leaves will beautifully complement your Christmas décor. Most Poinsettias are thrown away after Christmas, but with a bit of TLC you can keep them...

Japanese Maple Tree – All you need to know The Japanese Maple is a popular and versatile tree that is perfect for any size garden. Loved for its deep red leaves with purple tints, the Japanese Maple is ideal for adding interest and colour to your garden. It is also...

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