LBS Buyers Guide Blog

LBS Buyers Guide Blog

  1. Pruning Persistence

    Pruning Persistence
    Pruning is an age-old gardening technique that can be used to better preserve apple trees, roses, wisteria, lavender and clematis among many other shrubs, fruits and perennials. If you want to get the most out of your plants, then learning a few useful tips and tricks when it comes to effective pruning could be just what you need to further...
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  2. April & Easter Gardening - Tips To Prepare For The Summer

    April & Easter Gardening - Tips To Prepare For The Summer
    With the April month around the corner and Easter weekend fast approaching, there are few gardening to do’s that you could be ticking off the list. April can be a wet old month, but it can also be a shining sign of the growing season ahead and prime time to prepare for summer. With flowering trees starting full bloom, indoor...
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  3. Wire Netting Fortress - protect your plants and livestock

    Wire Netting Fortress - protect your plants and livestock
    Wire netting is a staple shield of protection for the grow your own gardener in many agricultural and rural locations. Burrowing squirrels and rabbits can be kept at bay while chicken and other low flying birds can be effectively protected from predators. If you're serious about your garden and the animals you keep, then implementing an effective wire netting fortress...
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  4. Pots & Containers - Spruce Up The Garden Scene

    Pots & Containers  -  Spruce Up The Garden Scene
    The Easter period is fast approaching which means it’s time for gardeners to roll up their sleeves and put in the graft in preparation for a prosperous growing season on the horizon. One of the best ways to salvage a suffering garden scene that has been neglected over winter, or even one that needs some finishing touches is some attractive...
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  5. The early bird catches the worm

    The early bird catches the worm
    Are you prepared for the onslaught of an avian assault? Birds can be the perfect compliment to a stunning garden scene, with their melodic singing and colourful appearance. However, gardeners know all too well how much of a pest they can be. Once birds find a comfy spot in a garden to roost and feed, they’ll stick around for a...
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  6. Increase your sales with better merchandising

    Increase your sales with better merchandising
    For any thriving business to progress and increase its sales, the display of products in a creative and ordered fashion which provides an obvious attraction for the customer can be hugely beneficial with little effort required. So, it really is a nifty yet essential tool that can be easily implemented. Effective visual merchandising can entail incorporating fancy displays and packaging...
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  7. Guard Up and Protect Your Trees

    Guard Up and Protect Your Trees
    Trees are strong rooted, expertly durable and as such have stood the long test of time. Despite this, the harming effects of browsing animals, harsh weather and modern equipment can cause trees a great amount of damage. To combat this, tree guards are an excellent piece of horticultural equipment that can sufficiently protect the trees which add such great visual...
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  8. Mycorrhiza fungi - the complimentary companion of plants

    Mycorrhiza fungi - the complimentary companion of plants
    It’s no secret that we all need a little help from time to time, working within a team is the best way to get a job done – two heads are better than one and all that. Batman & Robin, Bonnie & Clyde, Plant rooting systems & Mycorrhiza fungi… some iconic duo’s. Although you may not be as familiar with...
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  9. Give your Polytunnels a fresh new skin

    Give your Polytunnels a fresh new skin
    After a rigorous winter season, developing your plants to the best of your ability and battling against the elements, polytunnels which have provided such a reliable environment for veggies, fruits, herbs and flowers to grow may be a bit worse for wear. Every 4 years or so it is suitable for gardeners to refurbish their polytunnel cover material and make...
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  10. The Big Freeze

    The Big Freeze
    The Big Freeze How are you prepared for the February winter onslaught? With Siberian sub-zero temperatures, as low as -10°C about to hit the UK, effective garden tools and equipment are of paramount importance when it comes to preserving crops, warming precious polytunnels and clearing those frosty footpaths. Thermometers, de-icers, frost fleece jackets, tunnel heaters and winter garden gloves; LBS...
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