Spring flowering bulbs are loved by gardeners for their colour and the spectacular displays provided by varieties such as Daffodils, Freesias, Hyacinths and Tulips. They are easy to grow, require little water and provide a burst of colour in your garden or pot at the start of Spring.
February is one of the hottest months of the year so now is a good time to start some of your Autumn sowings both outdoors and indoors. Sowing times depends on what district you live in but you can start seeds indoors roughly 6 weeks prior to planting.
Mother Earth has taught us a lot this year, especially to seek out a greener lifestyle. Give the gift of growing with a gift from Mr Fothergill's this festive season! We've created the ultimate Christmas Growing Gift Guide for 2020. Check it out.
Planter boxes and raised planters are getting more popular by the day, but the downfall of raised beds is their requirement for heavy amounts of water. A raised wicking bed on the other hand is super water efficient and your plants will love you for it!
As most of Australia finds itself in the grips of a relentless drought, keeping your plants quenched and happy can feel like a non-stop battle. Don’t be a slave to the watering can; here are our tips to help you deal with drought conditions in your garden, so you can continue to enjoy good harvests this season!