31 of the Best Sedum Varieties
26.09.2023 - 15:44 / gardenersworld.com
Landscaping a colourful flower border, growing your own veggies or creating a diverse allotment in your garden area requires organisation. Whether a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your green-fingered journey, gardening tools are essential for lending a hand.
Plant labels and markers are the ideal tools to help keep track of your sewing and growing. They are a functional solution to ensure you can tell your different plants apart, identify each species, and keep an eye on which flower, shrub, herb or vegetable is located where.
There is a wide range of options available, and below we’ve handpicked a selection of the top ones to help elevate your gardening experience. From simple and classic designs, to personalised options, there’s a plant label to help you out.
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Browse our selection of options in the list below;Wendover Wood Vegetable And Plant Markers
These markers are made from recycled wood and painted by hand in brown waterproof garden paint. Each stake is 30cm long and engraved with a specified plant name. Select from a list of different plants and vegetables or request a personalised one if you have a more unusual crop to identify.
Price: £4 each
Buy Wendover Wood Vegetable And Plant Markers at Not on the High StreetWhaline Bamboo Plant Labels
These plant labels are created from natural bamboo,
31 of the Best Sedum Varieties
A bird box provides a safe place for birds to build their nests and a specialist bird box camera can give you a closer look at the birds raising their families in your garden without causing disruption.
Gardening is incredibly rewarding but it can be tricky to keep on top of seasonal jobs such as sowing and harvesting, not to mention new planting plans, redesigns and wish lists from one year to the next.
Garden cloches are low enclosures used to cover plants and, depending on their style, offer protection against a number of factors.
While bird feeders are common in Britain’s gardens, bird baths are less so. Bird baths are a brilliant way of providing birds with a regular supply of clean water for both drinking and bathing. Bird baths become even more essential in the colder months when natural sources may be frozen or in the height of summer when water can be hard to come by.
When the sun is shining, the garden is the place to be. Gardening with kids is a great way to get them outside and learning about the natural world. However, if your kids would rather spend time with a screen than a garden spade, it can be a struggle to get them outdoors. Luckily, there are plenty of kids’ garden toys to make being outdoors more fun – from toys they can play with by themselves to games for the whole family to enjoy.
Trugs are a must-have garden accessory, combining practical utility and ornamental value. They can used for collecting cut flowers and plant cuttings, as well as for harvesting your homegrown fruit, veg and culinary herbs. Plus, they can be used to create indoor displays and they make wonderful gardening gifts.
There are few better ways to enjoy your garden and soak up the sun’s rays than with a garden lounger. This must-have piece of furniture is great for making sure you get your daily dose of vitamin D plus, they’re brilliantly uncomplicated – a light, airy bed for lazing in the sun.
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Compost is full of the nutrients your plants need, so it’s an ideal fertiliser, organic mulch, and soil improver. Just put your garden waste and some kitchen waste into a compost bin and it will break down over a year or so to reveal fresh, home-made compost.