Articles in Category : Home & Garden

September 2021

September Gardening

Dig it with Fulke Andel Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener

September is the month you should be busy reaping the rewards of your harvest in the veg and fruit garden. A quick review of how my veg patch has performed this year, using Olympic terminology of course: Gold medal –

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August 2021

Guilt-free gardening

Thertapeutic gardening with Sophie Lacey - Good Thymes Gardening

There is an increasing pressure for us to modify our familiar gardening habits for more environmentally-friendly practises. It is difficult knowing what’s best for your plants – the weed killer or pesticide spray can be very tempting. However, there are

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August 2021

All in a day’s work…

Swansea Cats Protection with Lyn Gardner

Today As I write this, the wonderful Swansea Cats Protection (SCP) volunteers are desperately searching for a poor little terrified cat who became lost in a supermarket car park. They’ve been there since yesterday, are sleep deprived and anxious, but

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August 2021

August gardening

Dig it with Fulke Andel

It’s now that time of year; you’ve worked hard for the last few months, so the most important thing to do now is to enjoy your garden; heady scents, glorious colours, an abundance of fruits and vegetables and hopefully some

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July 2021

Dig it

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener with Fulke Andel

This is often one of the hottest months of the year and a great time to sit out and enjoy your garden. Well that’s the kiss of death now! Keep plants looking good by regularly dead-heading, and you’ll enjoy a

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July 2021

No garden? No excuses…

Therapeutic gardening with Sophie Lacey - Good Thymes Gardening

This month Sophie gets us all into gardening – even if we don’t have a garden Earlier in the year, before the greenhouse was warm enough, Mr GTG was getting increasingly frustrated with the not-so-stealthy plant take-over in the dining

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June 2021

Dig it – June gardening

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener with Fulke Andel

I hope the ‘unnamed’ storm of early May, didn’t cause too much damage to your garden. Our tulips were hit hard and a delivery of new flower pots were scattered right across the garden – otherwise we got away reasonably

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June 2021

Cuttings

Therapeutic Gardening with Sophie Lacey - Good Thymes Gardening

This month Sophie gives us hints and tips on getting plants for free by taking cuttings. Did someone say ‘free plants’? I think those are my two favourite words, closely followed by ‘plant sale’. Plants aren’t cheap and with the

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May 2021

Keeping your cat safe

With Lyn Gardener - Swansea Cats Protection

Where’s my cat? Have you noticed there seem to be lots of cats going missing lately? Or is it just me? Or is it simply that social media make the problem more visible? Before Facebook and other sharing platforms, if

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