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September – Now is the time….

By |2020-09-14T12:50:30+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

Now is the time to: Sow Sweetpeas ready for next Spring. Continue Deadheading Plants. Plant out Spring bedding. Plant out Daffodil Bulbs. Buy Wallflowers to plant out immediately. Enjoy the ever changing Landscape. And please do take a look at our online shop www.gardens-r-us.scot/shop for your plants and sundries.    

How to ripen Green Tomatoes.

By |2020-09-14T12:50:48+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  As the days start to get cooler, it now becomes a race against time to ripen Tomatoes before the first frost appears.  So what can we do to hasten the ripening of our Tomatoes?   If the Tomatoes are in the greenhouse or indoors, the best thing to do is to cut any flowers off [...]

It is now time to give Evergreen Hedges a prune.

By |2020-09-14T12:51:05+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

    It is now a good time to prune evergreen hedges such as Box, Privet, Yew and Conifers - please give us a call with your requirements and to place a booking.   Phone:  01506 871961 Mobile:  07584324920 Email:  info@gardens-r-us.scot

Landscaping Adventures – Creating a front garden based on a back garden.

By |2020-08-25T11:16:49+01:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Design, Garden Maintenance, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Client asked that we create a design for the front garden that would match the design and materials that have been used within the back garden.  The materials that have been used in the back garden are materials that are pleasing to the eye and of low maintenance. We acted upon our Client's instructions and [...]

August Garden Diary – Five Flower Garden Tasks.

By |2020-08-18T15:23:30+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here are five tasks to do  in the Flower Garden in August: After flowering, prune Rambling Roses. Carry on hoeing the soil to keep the weeds down.  This should be done in dry and warm weather to ensure that any weed seedling left on the soil die back and do not regrow. Stake perennials such as [...]

How to care for Hydrangeas.

By |2020-08-18T15:01:45+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Hydrangeas seem to be at their most stunning this year, so what is the best way to care for them and keep them looking at their best? Here are some tips: Water the Hydrangea throughout the growing season.  Large Leaf Hydrangeas require more water than other varieties.  It helps to use a soaker hose in order [...]

Now is the time to protect late flowering Perennials.

By |2020-08-18T14:31:55+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Now is a good time to stake your late flowering Perennials such as Echinaceas, Asters, Dahlias, Rudbeckias to protect them from the wind and rain of Autumn. It is also a good time to consider any Autumn garden maintenance requirements such as hedge trimming and tree and shrub pruning - please do not hesitate to contact [...]

August Garden Diary – Fruit Care.

By |2020-08-18T14:32:35+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

August Garden Diary - Tasks to do in the Garden: Fruit Care: Cut Strawberry runners from the parent plant. Harvest Nectarines, Apricots, Peaches, Early eating Apples, Blackberries and Loganberries. Prune Redcurrants, Gooseberries, Blackcurrant bushes and Summer fruiting Raspberry canes. Prune Cordon trained Apple Trees and Fan trained Fruit Trees. Please visit our website to see our [...]

Book your Tree/Conifer/Hedging Maintenance with GardensRus

By |2020-08-18T14:33:02+01:00August 7th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , |

Please do contact GardensRus regarding your tree/conifer or hedging requirements: whether it is tree/conifer felling, pruning or hedge trimming, we will be happy to advise and assist.   Telephone:  01506 871961 Mobile:  07584324920 Email:  info@gardens-r-us.scot  

Flowers that like the hot August sunshine……..

By |2020-08-18T14:33:41+01:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Design, Garden Maintenance, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is now the beginning of August and as the weather turns hot and sunny, many of the regular flowers can come to an early end,  particularly if they are not watered regularly.  So what flowers can we add to our borders that actively like or are happy to tolerate the hot August sunshine? Here are [...]