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Gardening during a pandemic – tubs and baskets

If you’ve caught the gardening bug during the pandemic and want to keep it going, here’s some of our top tips for keeping your tubs and baskets looking great all summer long. Make sure you keep your tubs and baskets well-watered at all times. It’s easy to tell if your tub or basket needs a […]

Gardening during a pandemic – growing your own herbs

Our series of gardening blogs is continuing as part of our bid to get the people of Wales out into their gardens during the current Covid-19 pandemic. It’s still not too late to take up gardening and you could even give growing your own herbs a go. Many garden centres are offering home delivery services […]

Stay at home & take up gardening during Coronavirus restrictions

It’s extremely important that everyone stays at home at the moment and we’re huge supporters of this, so have tried to come up with some suggestions of interesting things for people to do. Now is the perfect time for people to take up a new hobby and we think gardening is a great place to […]

Gardening during a pandemic – growing tomatoes

If you’re taking up gardening during the current restrictions, now is the time to start thinking about your tomato plants. Many garden centres are offering home delivery services at the moment, so if you’re placing an order, think about everything you’ll need for growing juicy tomatoes. What you’ll need You’ll need your tomato plants of […]

Gardening during a pandemic – pruning and snipping

As part of our bid to get the people of Wales gardening during the COVID-19 pandemic, this week we’re giving our top tips on giving plants, trees and hedges a haircut. Gardening is great for improving mental and physical well being while being at home for long periods of time. It’s ideal for getting some […]

Gardening during a pandemic – seed potatoes

We’re encouraging the people of Wales to stay safely at home during the COVID-19 pandemic and take up gardening. A lot of mail order companies and local garden centres are still operating and delivering while maintaining social distancing rules, allowing people to stay safely in their own home. If you’re taking up gardening while staying […]

Help for older people to stay active during lockdown

Being indoors for long periods of time during the current Coronavirus restrictions can be difficult. This is especially true for older people who might live alone. It’s really important that elderly folk remain as active as possible during this time, so we’ve researched some of the best workouts available if they can’t get outside for […]

Take up gardening during the COVID-19 pandemic

We’re encouraging the people of Wales to stay safely at home during the COVID-19 pandemic and take up gardening. It’s great for improving mental and physical wellbeing while being at home for long periods of time. We regularly encourage our older service users to get into the garden if they can. Gardening is a brilliant […]

#GetGardening – attracting wildlife to your garden

At this time of year there is much less to be doing in the garden, but don’t think that means you can’t still enjoy it. As part of our #GetGardening series, we’re giving you some tips on other ways you can enjoy the garden this winter. The wildlife that visit our gardens will be needing […]

Get Gardening – winter container colour

There’s just as much opportunity to get gardening in the winter as there is in the summer. Winter doesn’t need to mean no colour in your garden, as you can still plant up containers and hanging baskets with lots of lovely plants. As part of our #GetGardening series, we’ve popped our handy hints below on […]