As the Chelsea flower show gets well under way this year, here at Charles Hill Garden Services it is understandably an enjoyable time. However this year we’re pleased to say that we are supporting our own blossoming beauty. Chloe Hill who is not only studying and working hard, also happens to be running for[…]
If at first you don’t succeed… just leave your plants to do their own thing! Charles A classic gardening scenario. I’ve been trying to grow agapanthus in my garden for years with no joy. It’s no secret that these are my favourite plants, a visit to New Zealand and[…]
Together in the garden! It’s never too young to get your children involved in the fun world of gardening!! Despite our son being 6 months old, and who wouldn’t know the difference between a plant and a snail, I enjoy carrying him around in the sling and pruning (carefully!) with him watching on. My[…]
Did you know that according to recent research, just 20 minutes outside in a ‘natural environment’ makes us feel happier, healthier and more energetic. So turn that tv off and get outside in this beautiful weather – don’t forget your sunscreen!
Summer is on it’s way! Even our alliums are thinking about making an appearance! Happy bank holiday weekend everyone.
This winter has been very mild and the wettest on record. Our lavenders haven’t been very impressed at all! Unfortunately, as you’ve probably discovered, there isn’t a lot you can do about rain! However, on a positive note, the clocks have sprung forward and the temperature has risen and it feels like summer is very[…]
(from the not so green fingered wife; but with the guidance of a green fingered husband!) Amy Its hard to believe that as i write this in the sweltering heat of August that i’m already thinking ahead to winter. No sooner has summer arrived that gardeners are already getting prepared for the next season. i[…]