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Belated Happy New Year and doing something positive in 2021
23
JAN
2021

Belated Happy New Year and doing something positive in 2021

We all deserve a better year. Life has become very strange but thankfully we have been able to take solace in our gardens. Thank you for your support for Strulch and for the garden centres that you visited once they opened. Gardening is good for us and has kept us looking forward. We have just launched our new website which will be easier to use. Geoff and I have decided we would like to...
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Water warning after Britain basks in warmest winter day ever - Using Strulch Garden Mulch Can Help
26
FEB
2019

Water warning after Britain basks in warmest winter day ever - Using Strulch Garden Mulch Can Help

Strulch Garden Mulch used to keep moisture around plant roots. Gardeners told to fill their water butts and prepare for a scorching summer that could rival 1976 Sarah Knapton The daily Telegraph today is predicting a hot summer as the last time we had warm conditions in February was in 1976 when we had a scorching summer. I remember it well as we were growing runner beans on a very small...
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Strulch Garden Mulch keeps moisture in the soil
28
JUL
2018

Strulch Garden Mulch keeps moisture in the soil

Strulch Garden Mulch will keep mositure in the soil. Water is a precious commodity and it seems we are experiencing the hottest summer since records began! This is bad news for gardeners trying to keep plants from shrivelling up! Apart from a daily rigorous watering regime what else can we do? Mulching will reduce moisture loss considerably. Ideally, you would have done this earlier in the...
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Strulch - The Yorkshire Gardening brand visits the Welcome to Yorkshire Garden at The Chelsea Flower Show 2018
27
MAY
2018

Strulch - The Yorkshire Gardening brand visits the Welcome to Yorkshire Garden at The Chelsea...

Strulch Garden Mulch at The Welcome to Yorkshire Garden at The Chelsea Flower Show. Strulch - The Yorkshire Gardening brand visits the Welcome to Yorkshire Garden at The Chelsea Flower Show 2018. Geoff and I, the makers of Strulch Garden Mulch, visited the Chelsea Flower Show specifically to see The Welcome to Yorkshire Garden. It is a magnificent garden that looked like it has been there for...
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Using Strulch Garden Mulch and Attracting Birds to Your Garden
02
APR
2018

Using Strulch Garden Mulch and Attracting Birds to Your Garden

A nest of eggs made from Strulch Garden Mulch Over the years we have received lots of feedback about the benefits of using Strulch Mulch - some of them not so obvious. A customer sent me this charming picture of eggs nestled in Strulch. An unintended consequence of using Strulch Garden Mulch but very appropriate for Easter. I know birds also use Strulch in their nests as I have seen the...
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Alice Bowe’s article in The Times recommends Strulch garden mulch to make winter flowers last longer
14
MAR
2018

Alice Bowe’s article in The Times recommends Strulch garden mulch to make winter flowers last longer

Spring gardening, protect lupins and delphiniums from slug damage with strulch garden mulch Beast from the East or Pest from the West? The bad weather has certainly delayed Spring in Yorkshire! Today has been much warmer and tempted us to get into the garden. Geoff has topped up the Strulch, protecting new shoots from slugs and preventing weed germination at the same time. Gardening is very...
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Report Recommends Gardening Is Put at The Heart of Government Policy
28
SEP
2017

Report Recommends Gardening Is Put at The Heart of Government Policy

Report Recommends Gardening Is Put at The Heart of Government Policy In a recent article on the Daily Telegraph, their Chief Political Correspondent, Christopher Hope, shared how a report from the Conservative Environment Network recommended gardening needs to be put at the heart of Government Policymaking. The report which is backed by the Prime Minister Teresa May, is also supported by us...
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Good News About Strulch and Chrysanthemums
30
AUG
2017

Good News About Strulch and Chrysanthemums

Our Strulch garden mulch has been recommended in the November edition of The English Garden to use around chrysanthemums. The magazine, which is out in October 2017 in the UK, has a large article about growing chrysanthemums during the autumn and winter months. Strulch is mentioned on page 77. The article is written by National Collection holder Judy Baker, who is descried as the champion of...
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Strulch Recommended in The Guardian when growing swiss chard
03
AUG
2017

Strulch Recommended in The Guardian when growing swiss chard

Guardian columnist and gardener who also writes about food, Alys Fowler, featured our Strulch garden mulch in her recent article about growing swiss chard. In the article, published on the 15th July, Alys Fowler discussed how swiss chard is a vegetable every cook should grow and how it’s not too late to start planting yours at this time of the year. Swiss chard is generally at its best between...
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Strulch garden mulch as reviewed by Which? magazine
27
JUN
2017

Strulch garden mulch as reviewed by Which? magazine

Strulch garden mulch recommended by Which Strulch garden mulch, Which? review. We received some exciting news today from one of our customer's, who subscribes to Which? magazine. Strulch garden mulch has been awarded 'Best Buy' by Which? magazine. Which? state; on their website, that each month they conduct independent and extensive product tests which look at all aspects of performance and...
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