Garden Blog

July 24, 2019

Recycling and Plastic Use

Here at the Sanctuary Point Garden Centre, we do our upmost to reduce the use of plastic……….….   In this day and age there seems to […]
July 1, 2019

Fungal Foes

Did you know that fungi are the most common causes of plant disease……….   Amongst the thousands of beneficial or neutral types of fungi which do […]
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 […]