Fresh Days & Cosy Nights

It’s been a whirlwind of a start to November for those of us here in the UK, as Storm Ciaran sweeps across southern England upturning and disturbing everything in its path. Winds reached up to 104mph last night, so we’re sure like us, there’s lots of nervous curtain twitching this morning examining any damage it […]

Embracing Your Autumn Garden

As the leaves start to turn shades of amber and crimson and a gentle chill fills the air, September marks the gradual transition from summer to autumn in the United Kingdom. While many gardeners begin to wind down their outdoor activities, this is the perfect time to make the most of your greenhouse. Extend Your Growing […]

Summer Madness

As we welcome August with hopeful arms, we’re sure like us you’re willing for the rain to stop and some warmth and sunshine to appear. It’s as if the children break up from school for a long summer holiday and the heavens open. Although it’s without doubt that our thirsty gardens are extremely happy with […]

Sizzling In The Summer Sun

Summer has finally arrived here in the UK and, oh my goodness, what an absolute scorcher it is! We have gone from really chilly days and freezing night-time temperatures to now roasting under the big yellow ball and watching our plants wilt before our very eyes! In true British style, we seem unsettled whatever the […]

Homegrown Goodness Fit For A King!

Happy May, Gardeners! We have just enjoyed a 3 day weekend here in England for May Day; the sun shone and it felt dreamy to finally have some Vitamin D on our skin! Gardens were filled with families BBQing for the first time this year and lawns were being mowed in preparation for King Charles’ […]

Every Garden Needs A Greenhouse

Greenhouses have an abundance of benefits that can allow you to make the most of your plants. If you’re considering investing in a greenhouse but are still not sure whether to buy one, read on for our ‘need to know’ advice. The benefits of owning a greenhouse One of the reasons for owning a greenhouse […]

Spring… It’s Definitely Time You Sprung!

Normally at this time of year our seeds are sown and germinating perfectly within the greenhouse. However, here in the UK this hasn’t really been the case! We have been hit with an extremely unexpected cold snap resulting in quite a lot of snow and frost, making gardening somewhat challenging. The best thing about growing […]

Take Control & Grow Your Own

Although we seem to have hit a bit of a cold spell, February really has been filled with beautiful blue skies and blinding golden sunshine. As a result we undoubtedly dream of those longer, warmer spring days to come when we can replace our wellies with trainers, allowing blades of grass to tickle our ankles. […]

Happy New Year From Vitavia

We hope you’ve all had a wonderful break with your loved ones and are feeling well rested and raring to go for 2023! January is always a bit challenging when it comes to your garden as you look outside to the cold and wet and all is looking a little bleak. However, that is where […]

Green, Grateful & Growing

As our poinsettias start to wilt and our homes are littered with mini nail files and screw drivers from the Christmas crackers, it’s nearly time to pack away the decs for another year! We hope you’ve had a wonderful festive break with your loved ones and you’re feeling well rested and raring to go for […]