Christmas Is Almost Here

Christmas Is Almost Here

With Christmas fast approaching, here at MH Landscapes we are gearing up for the festive season. I’m sure gardens are the last thing on people’s minds at the moment, especially with the weather being so blustery the last few days, but for those of you...
When Autumn Leaves Start To Fall

When Autumn Leaves Start To Fall

As the leaves change into their beautiful autumn colours, and you awaken to a distinct chill in the air, you realise that winter is just around the corner. Although we had some warmer days over September, the autumn is now definitely here for real. It’s a...
Protect Your Plants From Winter Frost

Protect Your Plants From Winter Frost

Its that time of year when the frost has descended and we need to take steps to protect our plants. Cold weather, particularly frost, causes the water in plant cells to freeze, damaging the cell wall. Frost-damaged plants are easy to spot, their growth becomes limp,...
How To Treat Honey Fungus

How To Treat Honey Fungus

This week we were called to one of our clients gardens to help them with a honey fungus infection attacking their large privet hedge. Honey fungus is the common name given to several different species of fungi that attack and kill the roots of many woody and perennial...
Clear Out Your Greenhouse

Clear Out Your Greenhouse

Its now the time to clear out your greenhouse, wash pots and trays, clean, mend and oil your tools and throw away anything that is beyond hope or reasonable repair! Ensure you wash the windows inside and out to allow maximum light in over the darker days of winter and...
Start Your Compost

Start Your Compost

September is generally a cooler, gustier month than August and the days are noticeably shorter. While there’s not as much to do in the ornamental garden at this time of the year, if you have a fruit or vegetable patch, you’ll be busy reaping the rewards of...
Summer Is In Full Bloom

Summer Is In Full Bloom

Summer has well and truly arrived and you can sit back and enjoy your garden in full bloom! Your beds and borders will be at their height of colour now from your favoured bedding plants and your edible garden will be producing a high yield of fruit and vegetables....
Solar Power Your Summer Garden

Solar Power Your Summer Garden

During the months of summer more of us are enjoying spending time in our garden until late into the evening. Lighting is increasingly something we are asked to factor into our design schemes, especially in town gardens. These small spaces have to work hard to please...
Water Your Way To Happy Plants

Water Your Way To Happy Plants

To prevent your plants hanging their heads this summer, make sure they get plenty of water. There’s no shortage of rainfall in June, but it can be deceptive. Much of our rain comes as intense afternoon thundershowers, not a gentle soaking and most plants depend on...
Bring The Living Room Outside

Bring The Living Room Outside

If you have an outdoor space in your house, then the best way to make good use of it is to build a deck. Its warm under your feet, dries really quickly after rain and doesn’t bring dirt into the house! For those of you who already have a deck, the next question...
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