Hartley Magazine

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Tips to save money in the garden this summer

In the current economic climate it is sometimes hard to maintain a beautiful garden if you are working to a budget. If you don’t have the equipment, plants or fertilisers for the job, there are, as any experienced gardener will know, just a few tricks of the trade which will help keep your budget down. […]

Bring on the good times – spring is here!

Now May has arrived, let’s hope that the weather has settled down, even though there is a mix of displays in the garden and time for some late daffodils! Early May is a good time to plant up hanging baskets. Always buy your plants from a reputable supplier, with a wide choice of varieties, that […]

Designing a garden – a novice’s approach by Alison Wren

I love gardens, but I’m not much of a gardener. I enjoy caring for plants, but I’m even happier sitting in my outdoor space, just relaxing. Breakfast in the garden on a sunny day is one of my favourite treats.  However, we’ve just moved into a new house with a garden 3 times bigger than […]