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28
Feb

Five Key Jobs for Your Garden This Spring

Now is the time for gardeners to spring into action – literally! The longer days and shorter nights mean now is the time to get busy in the back garden to make sure it looks at its best during the peak summer months. Here we look at five key jobs to complete during the spring. […]

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25
Feb

Key Advantages of Garden Edging Stones

Are you tired of weeds growing into your flower beds? Are you worried you don’t have the time to devote to keeping your garden neat and tidy? Edging stones could be the answer – and will be a stylish, inexpensive addition to any garden. At Madingley Mulch, we are suppliers of decorative garden edging stones […]

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15
Feb

Top Tips on Getting the Most Out of Your Allotment This Year

The attraction of growing your own produce, as well as saving money on your food bills, mean that the demand for allotments is on the increase. The National Allotment Society believes there are around 330,000 plots in the UK, and at least 90,000 more people are on a waiting list. Madingley Mulch specialises in allotment […]

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31
Jan

Key Gardening Trends for 2019

If you want to give your garden a new look for the months ahead, then now is the time to put your plans into action. At Madingley Mulch, as suppliers of garden mulch and many other products based on the outskirts of Cambridge, we keep a close eye on changes in gardening. Here we look […]

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05
Dec

Quick & Easy Winter Garden Maintenance

Winter isn’t a great time for gardening as the dark evenings mean gardening after work is nearly impossible, the soil is cold and the majority of the plants are not flowering or have lost their leaves. Winter is, however, a fantastic time to take stock of your garden, have a tidy up and plan for […]

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21
Nov

Easily Create an Eco-Friendly Garden

  With everyone trying to lower their carbon footprint and do their bit to slow global warming, creating a more environmentally-friendly garden has not only never been more important but has also never been easier. Here, Madingley Mulch, supplier of high-quality bags of compost and bulk bark in Suffolk, Essex and Cambridge explores ways in […]

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19
Oct

The Advantages of Raised Beds in Your Garden

Raised beds are an attractive, functional design feature that add an extra dimension to your garden. They’re a great way of growing a range of plants and are especially popular for people interested in sustainability, as they are so easy to grow fruit and vegetables in. They are also handy for adding visual interest to […]

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14
Oct

A Guide to Growing Vegetables in Small and Large Spaces

  Depending on where you live and your individual circumstances, you may have limited space to grow plants on, or you may have acres of open land. Either way, nothing beats the feeling of eating fresh produce you’ve grown yourself. As a highly-trusted stockist of gardening supplies to customers in Cambridge, Essex, Suffolk and Bedfordshire, […]

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25
Sep

Why Autumn is the Best Time to Lay Turf

A well-maintained lawn isn’t just a patch of grass – it’s often the main focal point of a garden. Nothing can beat the appearance of a beautiful, lush green lawn, especially after it’s just been cut and raked – the smell and the feel of it underfoot… Madingley Mulch takes perfect lawns very seriously and […]

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14
Sep

Common Myths About Landscaping Mulch

Mulching is an essential aspect of proper garden maintenance and can be one of our best friends in the garden. It suppresses weed growth, helps soil retain moisture in the summer, keeps soil warmer in the winter and, over time, breaks down to improve soil texture. Madingley Mulch supplies various types of mulch, including landscape […]

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