10 Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring a Gardener in Maidstone, Kent

10 Essential Questions to Ask When Hiring a Gardener in Maidstone, Kent Choosing the right gardener for your home in Maidstone, Kent, is crucial to ensure your outdoor space remains beautiful and well-maintained. However, finding the perfect fit can be a daunting task. To simplify the hiring process and ensure you make an informed decision, […]

Embracing the outdoors: My Passion for Landscaping in Maidstone, Kent

Embracing the outdoors: My Passion for Landscaping in Maidstone, Kent  Landscaping, the art of transforming outdoor spaces into breathtaking havens, is a profession that allows individuals to blend creativity, nature, and hard work. As a landscaper in the picturesque town of Maidstone in Kent, I have discovered profound joy and fulfilment in my chosen career […]

We are looking to recruit someone passionate about the horticultural industry.

An award winning landscaping and garden maintenance company based in Maidstone is looking for a full time member of staff to join the team of our busy maintenance and landscaping business. We are looking to recruit someone passionate about the horticultural industry. Previous experience and a background in horticulture required. A full driving licence with […]

How to fight climate change from the comfort of your own garden!

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Can an individual really make a difference? How to fight climate change from the comfort of your own garden!  Planting a tree is a great way to help sequester carbon emissions. Through photosynthesis trees absorb carbon dioxide to produce oxygen and wood. By ensuring that the trees planted are native broad leaf species you can […]

Gardening tips: plant a Hydrangea for summer-long colour

Beautiful colourful Hydrangea flowers in kent

   Hydrangea ‘Kardinal Violet’ is compact enough for most gardens. Photograph: Alamy Blooming in spring and summer, the hydrangea is considered a shrub. But despite their ability to be rather large showstoppers in your yard, how to grow hydrangeas isn’t a question even the novice gardener will need to ask – these beauties all but […]

25 Questions to ask your landscaper

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If you are considering hiring a professional landscape gardener, you may find some of these tips and questions helpful. Before reaching out, consider creating a list of your wants and needs. Decide on a budget, determine your priorities and If you’re trying to save money, consider which parts of the process you will need outside […]

Buxus, a beautiful plant with a rich and interesting history.

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“If there’s a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t be alarmed now, it’s just a spring clean for the May queen” Led Zeppelin, Stairway to Heaven. You’ve probably seen the beautiful sculpted hedges and bushes displayed in many British gardens. It’s a staple of topiary and garden landscaping. Many times what you’re looking at is Buxus, […]

Tips for growing healthy, beautiful roses: Plenty of sun

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When deciding where to plant your roses, keep the sun in mind. Roses do best in plenty of direct sunlight, at least 5 to 6 hours a day, if possible. The sun in the morning is the most important because it helps prevent diseases by drying the leaves of your roses. If your roses are […]