Over the Fence Blog

Help a hedgehog

October 16, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Hedgehogs tend to start hibernating in November and come out around mid-March, however you may see hedgehogs thought this period as they change nesting sites. Studies have shown that hedgehogs have undergone a drastic decline within Britain over the last two decades so it’s important that we take care of our prickly friends. Here are ways you can make […]

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Jobs for October

October 1, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

With it now being autumn and winter not so far behind now is the time to prepare your garden for the colder winter days it has ahead of it. Get digging – Start your autumn digging before the soil gets too wet! Ready, Set, Plant! – Plant up winter containers with pansies, violas and cyclamen. […]

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Autumn tidy

September 24, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Autumn is the time of year where people start to tidy up their gardens ready for winter, this includes getting rid of fallen leaves and repairing garden buildings such as sheds. We have listed some simple jobs that will help keep your garden looking it’s best during the colder months. Get leaf picking: Collect autumn […]

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5 Plants that help relieve stress

September 17, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Did you know that some plants can help relieve stress? Read on to find out which ones could help you. Lavender Lavender has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety and is also known to be uplifting and soothing, this is perfect to keep close to you while you sleep, you could even have a […]

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Jobs for September

August 31, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

There is plenty to be done in September while you’re enjoying the last of the summers sun, harvesting crops and tidying up plants will keep you busy this month. Get planting: Now is the time to start planting your autumn bedding such as winter flowering pansies. Be prepared: Cover any ponds before autumn leaf fall, […]

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Autumn bedding picks

August 24, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

Here are our Autumn bedding picks, these are super easy to look after and are a popular choice for most gardens. Pansy Pansies are a great way to bring colour into your garden for the colder months. Pansies need to be watered regularly, the most common reason why pansies fail is that they are not […]

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Jobs for August

July 31, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

August is here and so are the school holidays, get the kids to help you out in the garden this month with these jobs. Don’t forget the sun cream! • Remove dead flowers from all bedding plants • Tidy ponds and remove duckweed • Trim hedges • Start applying autumn lawn feed • Plant spring-flowering […]

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Watering your garden

July 26, 2019 by Cherry Lane Garden Centres

We have listed our top 8 watering tips to help you take care of your garden. Water your plants late in the evening or early in the morning • Watering when its cool means that less water evaporates. Keep leaves dry to avoid diseases • Leaves that are wet in the sun develop slight burn […]

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