Williamsons Design Florist was started from a flower shop in Edinburgh and is now an award winning online florist in Scotland with flower shops in towns or city high streets throughout Scotland. Williamson's florist are a family owned business, established in 1935 and are now the largest network of independent flower shops in Scotland and indeed the UK.
9 Spring gardening tips to prepare your garden for Summer
Our Spring gardening guide will help you to get your garden Summer-ready!
What to do in the garden in April
As the sun strengthens and more and more plants are flowering after a long winter, it’s delightful to watch floral pops of colour appearing as the garden comes back to life - and to see the fruits of your earlier efforts.
1. Spring clean your garden - April is a good time for a garden and patio Spring clean. Pull out old plants from the borders or containers, clean your patio, remove algae from the slabs and get your pots ready for a new planting season. It’s an added bonus that you’ll burn 200+ calories an hour in the garden, helping to keep you fit; who needs to pay a gym subscription!
2. Maintain your garden pond in Spring - As the pond life returns we suggest that you turn the pump back on and examine your pond. You’ll also need to consider which plants need pruning and any new ones you’d like to add. Remember that there are special water plant food pellets which help the plants thrive...