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Halloween In The Garden!

Halloween In The Garden!

It’s that time of year all over again! The dark nights are drawing closer, the cold is creeping in and if you listen closely you can almost hear the trick or treaters squealing. When it comes to Halloween, you either love it or loathe it. If […]

Your October Garden

Your October Garden

Summer is now over, but don’t think this gives you an excuse to slack in the garden! There are still plenty of jobs to do, bulbs to plant and veg to harvest! This is the perfect time of year to start tidying up and prepping […]

How To Keep Cats Out Of Your Garden

How To Keep Cats Out Of Your Garden

Cats are beautiful creatures and we love having them around. However, when we’re encouraging birds to feed in our garden or we’ve just planted new flowerbeds, they can be a bit of a nightmare! We want to keep our birds safe and our beds blooming! […]

Sussex Gardens

Sussex Gardens

Looking for inspiration for your garden? Where better to go than a local garden full of beautiful borders and flourishing flowers? We are so lucky in Sussex to be surrounded by plenty of public gardens and historical houses that offer so much in terms of […]

Sussex Soil

Sussex Soil

Noting what type of soil you have is key when planting in your garden. Different plants will perform differently depending on where they are planted. Sussex soil varies across the county. But what type do you have in your garden? We’ve compiled a guide to […]

Wild Bird Month – Take the quiz!

Wild Bird Month – Take the quiz!

It’s wild bird month here at UpCountry. Whether you’re a lover of ornithology or simple a casual garden bird watcher, we all share a common interest. We love wildlife. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to soar above the rooftops or catch […]

West Sussex Wild Birds

West Sussex Wild Birds

Each year the RSPB run the Big Garden Birdwatch, where people are encouraged to count the wild birds they see in their gardens. In 2017, nearly 500,000 people took part. That’s a lot of birds! In honour of UpCountry’s wild bird month, we’ve compiled a […]

Your September Garden

Your September Garden

As the days get cooler and the evenings get darker, you may be put off spending as much time in the garden. But don’t let the thought of autumn looming dissuade you from keeping your garden in tip top shape! There is still plenty to […]