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23
May

How to Make Your Garden Wildlife Friendly

Spring and summer are usually the time of year when we really turn our attention to our gardens. The better weather offers the chance of a fresh start, and this can mean encouraging other forms of nature other than just the new bulbs and flowers you might want to plant. As garden mulch suppliers with […]

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16
May

Ways to Tackle Weeds in Your Garden

Now is the time of year that many people are looking to revitalise their garden with beautiful plants. But you will have to guard against weeds, which can be every gardener’s enemy. Cambridge-based Madingley Mulch are leading bark mulch suppliers for customers in Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Suffolk, as well as Cambridgeshire. We stock a […]

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25
Apr

Unusual Vegetables You Can Grow in Your Garden

A recent shortage of vegetables on our supermarket shelves, caused by extreme weather in the Mediterranean, highlighted why there has never been a better time to think about growing your own. This does not necessarily mean just having your cabbage patch or planting potatoes, because our climate can accommodate a range of weird and wonderful […]

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19
Apr

Top Tips for Planting an Orchard and Growing Soft Fruit

Would you like to save on your supermarket bills by growing your own fruit? Do you have a space in your garden that you think would be suitable for an orchard?  Here we have put together some ideas on how to grow fruit successfully. Preparing the soil is essential, and, as a leading gardening supplier […]

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11
Apr

Top Tips for Designing a Contemporary Patio

Say ‘patio’ and the likelihood is that most people will think of a simple square or rectangle of paving stones. But today’s contemporary patios can be made into all sorts of unusual and eye-catching shapes, as we look for more from our gardens and turn them into an extension of our homes’ interior space. Leading […]

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04
Apr

Your New Allotment – Preparing and Planning

Whether you are new to gardening on an allotment or have years of experience, Madingley Mulch have all the allotment supplies you will need in and around Cambridge. When starting your own allotment, whether you have taken on a new plot or are taking one over, you will need to prepare for the coming seasons. […]

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30
Mar

Choosing Plants for Your Garden with Spring in Mind

Spring is the best time to dust off your gardening boots and step back out into the outdoors after the long winter break. It is most gardeners’ favourite time of year as it brings a chance of a new start. At Madingley Mulch in Cambridge we are enjoying the longer days spring offers, and we […]

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23
Mar

How Can You Improve Your Soil for the Growing Season?

Once winter has disappeared, and spring is on its way, gardeners everywhere are itching to get back outside. One of the first jobs growers do is to check the condition of the earth they will be cultivating their crops and flowers in. At Madingley Mulch in Cambridge we supply a variety of soil improver products, […]

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16
Mar

Enhance Your Garden with a New Hedge

Are you thinking of adding a new hedge to your garden or commercial site in Essex, Cambridgeshire or the surrounding areas? The benefits are more privacy, a more distinct boundary marker, security and the attractiveness of a well-maintained hedge full of leaves and berries. Garden mulch suppliers Madingley Mulch have put together some tips to […]

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09
Mar

Tips for Planning a Vegetable Garden

If you’re new to gardening, it can be difficult to know where to begin when planning a vegetable plot. From deciding where to locate the veg patch and choosing what to plant to knowing how to fertilise it with mulching or mushroom compost, gardeners have a lot to consider when planning a new, productive part […]

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