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Nutley's Blog Posts

  • Is the traditional method of digging over our soil now outdated? We’ve weighed up the pros and cons for both methods

    Traditionally, we dig over our beds and planters, turning the soil ready for planting. This helps to aerate the soil, break up hard clumps and disturb any weeds. However, over the last few years, a no-dig method of cultivation has taken the horticultural community by storm. But which is better for your garden? 
  • Our Tips And Tricks For Staying Motivated And Organised This Winter

    Often, getting things right in the garden can be largely down to trowel and error, but organising your time is key for getting the most out of your...
  • Small Space Garden Design

    At Nutley’s, we believe that the size of your green space (or lack thereof) should never get in the way of your botanical vision. Whether you own a...
  • Alcohol Infusion Recipes

    Homemade alcohols and alcohol infusions are a fantastic way of impressing your dinner guests, or showing off your newfound talent to family and fri...
  • Nutley’s Advent Calendar

    In anticipation of a Christmas unlike any other, Nutley’s has gathered up their creative minds and crafty products to bring you Nutley’s Advent Calendar!

    From homemade gifts for your loved ones, to novel ways of decorating your home and garden, we’ll be giving you a new idea to try out every day leading up to Christmas. 

  • Preserving The Passion, How Neil Brought His Love Of Gardening Indoors

    Following Neil and Caroline’s summer of horticulture; growing produce from the bottom of their kitchen fridge, they have gone on to bring their gar...
  • How One Couple Grew A Vegetable Garden From The Bottom Of Their Fridge

    At the beginning of March 2020, Neil Tyler had never so much as picked up a trowel or planted a seed in his life. A retired electrical engineer who had spent many years in rented accommodation in the Middle East and West Indies, the pleasures of gardening had entirely passed him by. Then came lockdown.

  • Watering Solutions For Your Garden

    Many people find it hard to maintain growth in their gardens during the warmer months, whether it's because the ground becomes dry quickly or plants have too much exposure to sunlight. Constantly keeping plants watered can be a struggle, as time might be used elsewhere such as homeschooling or returning back to work. 

    In this blog post, Nutley's evaluates the best options for keeping your plants watered and healthy whatever your timescale or budget.

  • It's Time To Grow Your Own Lockdown Lettuce

    During life in lockdown, the team at Nutley's have been growing our own food supplies. Today's blog post looks at growing lettuce - a fresh nutritious and easy to grow leaf vegetable. Simply follow these step-by-step instructions and you will have a wealth of lettuce for your summer salads in no time. 

  • The Story Behind Meadow View Beeswax Wraps

    Meadow View Beeswax Wraps was founded 3 years ago by friends, Susie and Chloe. Chloe’s nephew, who was 7 at the time, suffered from hay fever and eczema. After reading an article about the benefits of eating local honey, they booked themselves on courses about how to look after and raise bees. Feeling inspired and excited they learned how to build their very own hives for their garden! 
  • 7 Ways To Reduce Plastic In Your Garden

    As we enter into a new year, most people try to set themselves some New Year's Resolutions. The most popular resolutions include embracing a healthier lifestyle or spending less time on our phones, but in this new decade, there is a real interest in using less plastic in our everyday life. 

    A garden is a place where you can grow your own food and produce, rather than purchase them from the supermarket in excessive plastic packaging. So, why not try and make your garden a place with as little plastic as possible. Our handy guide shows you seven improvements you can make to your plot to reduce the amount of plastic. 

  • What Shall I Do With My Pumpkin After Halloween?

    Halloween. A time for spooky movies, endless sweet treats and of course the traditional Jack O Lantern pumpkin. Whether you are buying a pumpkin at the supermarket, joining the hype and visiting a pumpkin patch or growing your own, the humble Pumpkin is not just for show around the end of October. 

    In fact, it seems that the multiple uses of a pumpkin is still not being communicated effectively with 8 million pumpkins being binned every year in the UK. 

    To help you on your way to reusing these delicious vegetables, Nutley's have compiled a list of the best ways to use your pumpkins; from the flesh and seeds to the shell of the pumpkin.