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Fire brigade & Flooding

January 15th, 2015

Much excitement early this morning as we arrived at work to find the rivers in full flood and spreading over the  fields surrounding Averys Garden Centre. The road behind has been completely cut off due to extensive flooding, cause`d I expect by the heavy rain and the snow melting  on the Quantock hills. As we were […]

Rubbish in Christmas trees

February 8th, 2014

lood  water can be dangerous and  can sweep up any thing in it`s path, which can float or be suspended in its water. Plastic bottles, bags,  as can be seen from the photo. The water can  scour the farmers fields of the residues of last autumns crops. In this case Zea maize (Sweet Corn). Great rafts of […]

Flooding and Waterlogging advice from the RHS

February 1st, 2014

The Royal Horticultural Society have published advice and guidance for gardeners whose properties have been affected by the recent flooding. To read this advice, then just click here to be taken to the RHS website. Alan Avery is also happy to give advice and guidance to help your garden to recover.

Waterlogged Garden?

February 1st, 2014

If your garden has been waterlogged or even flooded recently your plants will have been suffering. First of all, the air will have been forced out of the soil and replaced with water. This means that the plants roots will be struggling to breathe. This can then lead to root death. The good news is […]