For the Joy of Brussels

December 5, 2018

Go on admit it you do the love the taste of the odd Brussel sprout. Let’s face it at least one or two Brussels sprouts are an essential part of the Christmas lunch tradition! Believe

Growing Flowers and People

November 20, 2018

When Theresa Wedderburn, proprietor of Branch Out MK, first started out I am sure there are many who would have doubted her success. However from small beginnings she has successfully taken this community interest group forward.

GreenThumb can Help to Restore your Lawn

September 17, 2018

The hot dry summer has left most of our lawns in need of a little TLC.  Lawns usually begin to recover after some consistent rain but GreenThumb lawn treatments can speed the process up. Thatch

Lawnmower, not cutting like it should ..

June 1, 2018

If your reliable old lawn mower suddenly decides to stop cutting as well as it should, or sounds a little strange, if it starts at all, do you replace or repair? Your decision should depend

Green Thumb For the Perfect Lawn

March 13, 2018

Green Thumb want to bring you the perfect lawn and with spring just around the corner, it’s the time when you may be turning your thoughts to the garden and the lawn. Some of us may

Celebrating 10 years!

February 26, 2018

Congratulations to Stony in Bloom who during 2018 will be celebrating their 10th anniversary. Their plans for this year and beyond are to maintain the same high standards they have reached during the last ten

Sow your spinach

February 23, 2018

Tasty, nutritious and versatile, spinach is a great choice for the vegetable patch. Eaten raw in salads, wilted or cooked quickly, it adapts to many cuisines. Sow 2.5cm deep in rows 30cm apart in fertile

Wolverton & Greenleys won GOLD!

February 21, 2018

Wolverton & Greenleys in Bloom had a successful year of planting, weeding and caring – resulting in a GOLD Britain in Bloom award.     Marks were gained for their floral displays and the environment

Unwelcome guests

February 19, 2018

Rats – how do I prevent them? Clean up around bird feeders, don’t leave pet food around, or put cooked food on your compost heap. How do I know if they have moved in? Look

Garden plant of the month

February 10, 2018

Camellias are exotic, fragrant shrubs which originated in China and Japan. Of the same family as tea plants, they became popular with collectors in the 19th century and have been selectively bred to produce the

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