Celebrating great gardening

Some of Winchester’s best amateur gardeners have been honoured with awards in a competition run for council tenants and leaseholders. Proving that you don’t need a big budget, a large garden or ...

Gardening Tips; June 2016

There’s a lot happening this month – we’ve got the Euro 2016 football, plus of course the long awaited Brexit vote on Europe. The best place to escape it all and relax is your garden, the days a...

Monthly Garden Tips; May 2016

It’s May and everything in the garden will be growing quickly! The combination of long daylight hours, moisture in the soil from a wet Spring and hopefully, some sunshine, will mean that not onl...

Monthly Gardening Tips; April

British Summer Time? Is it really Summer time?! The clocks have changed and we can start to enjoy the light evenings, however it’s not quite BBQ time yet! It is however a wonderful time in th...

Monthly Gardening Tips; February

I hope you’ve enjoyed a good start to the New Year. The first half of this Winter has been warm, windy and wet, so warm in fact that many of our gardens have got ‘confused’ with spring bulbs starti...

Children at Naomi House to grow seeds from space!

Life-limited and life-threatened children at Naomi House & Jacksplace hospices are preparing to become space biologists and embark on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds tha...

Monthly Gardening Tips; Winter

We’ve had a lovely Autumn with plenty of warmer days as the leaves have changed colour and started to fall. Let’s see what Winter brings us this year. A few hours in the garden now will be well ...

Gardening Tips; For this Time of the Year

We’ve had a lovely Autumn with plenty of warmer days as the leaves have changed colour and started to fall. Let’s see what Winter brings us this year. A few hours in the garden now will be well ...