Garden Blog

March 25, 2019

Soil pH – An Essential Guide

Soil pH – The term pH comes from the French term ‘puissance d’Hydrogene’, meaning the ‘power of Hydrogen’ and is a measure of acidity or alkalinity. […]
March 18, 2019

Indoor Plants – There’s nothing but benefits

Indoor Plants Indoor plants have made a massive resurgence over the last few years and the variety out there in the market place is incredible.  It seems […]
March 18, 2019

Autumn Planting – Potatoes

Kathy’s Top Tips For Growing Seed Potatoes…………… Have you ever thought of growing your own potatoes? You’d be surprised how many people do and maybe more […]
March 13, 2019

Autumn Planting – Sweet Peas

Kathy’s Top Tips For Growing Fabulous Sweet Peas……………… It’s time to plant sweet peas again so I’ve put together a couple of tips to get your […]
March 13, 2019

Curl Grubs And How To Get Rid Of Them

Curl Grubs The hard work of preparing garden beds and replenishing your soil’s nutrient is a really beneficial exercise and maintains the plants performance throughout the whole year.  […]
March 11, 2019

A Guide to Successful Composting

Essential Guide to Successful Composting Composting is the ultimate ‘soil formation’ tool for gardeners, resulting in rich and nutritious humus.  We get a lot of requests […]
March 11, 2019

A Guide to Pruning Deciduous Trees

Essential Guide to Pruning Trees and Shrubs One of the most important things to do around the garden is pruning trees and shrubs and some of […]
March 5, 2019

The Importance of Fungi in Your Soil

The wonderful world of mycorrhizal fungi During autumn and winter here at the Sanctuary Point Garden Centre we get lots of enquiries about fungi in the […]
March 5, 2019

A Guide to Fertilisers

Over time the essential nutrients in soil will deplete and leave the plant struggling to find the goodness it needs to grow and stay healthy. There […]