Hartley Magazine

All the latest news, hints, tips and advice from our experts

Look ahead to spring – take two!

Although we should be looking forward to May, it’s impossible not to comment on April’s extraordinary weather where conditions were totally alien gardeners in warmer parts of the UK. First sowings were abandoned or delayed and the ground was too cold and dry for transplanting. I have never known anything like it! First of all, […]

HARTLEY BOTANIC RECOGNISED WITH A QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE

HARTLEY BOTANIC RECOGNISED WITH A QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE AS THEIR ENGLISH, HANDMADE GLASSHOUSES BOOM OVERSEAS   THE HERITAGE BUSINESS IS A WINNER IN THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE CATEGORY, AFTER INCREASING ITS GLOBAL SALES BY 144 PERCENT IN THREE YEARS & THE US BECOMES ITS STRONGEST MARKET –   Heritage Glasshouse and Greenhouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic […]

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Extreme Container Gardening – Christina Salwitz Tells How

This month you may be bringing along your container plants in the greenhouse or choosing them at nurseries. But not all outdoor locations are ideal for planting in pots, so I’m turning to Christina Salwitz for advice. She’s known as The Personal Garden Coach, as well as a horticulturist, garden designer, photographer, and co-author of […]

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Spring gardening in the West, my way.

Tomorrow I am meeting a new arrival to Colorado, an Englishwoman from the Home Counties who has bought a house to be near family. She’s keen for advice and gardening connections in this strange land—her English garden sounds like a veritable Eden. She may be surprised that the best advice I can give her for […]