Welcome to our July Newsletter

After such a nice June, we've had a real mixed bag of weather so far this month. But while there have been summer showers, the garden can quickly get dehydrated. 

In this edition, our Gardening Expert gives advice on keeping your garden hydrated. We also share some Ask the Expert questions and a Q&A on Japanese knotweed. And we've got a chance for our Growise fans to enter a competition to win tickets for Ed Sheeran at Croke Park (competition closes at midnight Thursday 16 July)!

We hope you continue to Grow With Us during the next few months and please share your experiences on our Facebook and Twitter pages, we love hearing from you!

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Keep your plants hydrated during the summer
 


June was so dry that the soil was rock hard in some gardens and while July has brought some summer showers, your garden may still be crying out for water.

Lack of rain isn't the only problem; wind can also be very drying (as you’ll know if you hang your clothes out on a breezy day) so remember to check all your pots and recently-planted trees and shrubs. 

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Summer Workshop Series
Video - Create a Window Box

Find out how easy it is to create a vibrant window box with our expert Jane McCorkell. 

We've a full range of useful 'how to' videos on our YouTube page.

Create a Window Box with Jane McCorkell

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Ask the Expert
Your Monthly Q&A
 
Thanks for sending on your gardening questions - our expert answers some of your recent questions in this ezine edition. Keep sending your queries in via our ‘Ask the Expert’ online form
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Enter our great Ed Sheeran tickets competition!
 
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Find out how you could be in with a chance to win tickets to the sold out gig of the summer! 
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Q&A
 
What is Japanese knotweed?
Get the lowdown on this plant, introduced from Japan in the 19th Century
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Gardening is good for you....
 

The health benefits of gardening include physical, mental and emotional benefits. 

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Not sure where to start? Check out our wide range of gardening products.
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