Any gardens being added to the scheme must be free from animal and household waste to ensure that our contractors can work in a safe environment. Mulch around all plants with stone chippings or wood chippings laid over woven plastic sheeting to deter weeds. More and more persons are purchasing villas for personal use only 6 to 12 weeks a year with no intention to let.
- Colchester Borough Homes offers an Assisted Gardening Scheme to help tenants who are struggling to maintain their garden.
- You can apply for gardening help at your council home if you’re over 70 years of age and you receive Housing Benefit.
- The flower box often looks a bit sparse at first, but the plants grow and get bigger.
- When she’s not experimenting with new recipes and remedies, you can find her in her art room crafting with her children or in her garden growing veggies,