Pruning shrubs is simply cutting small plants with woody stems/branches. Pruning has many benefits - it makes plants healthier and helps in protecting against fungal infections/diseases. It also encourages the growth of fruits and flowers. The key is when and how you prune a shrub – so we’ve written this handy guide to keep you in the know!
Garden pests and fungal diseases are the bane of a healthy garden. Garden pests are organisms that chew on your plants and shrubs – they often cause damage. Not all garden pests have to be eliminated but there are common bad pests that you will have to know about and deal with. Fungal diseases are also common – plants are vulnerable to many diseases and without the proper care an entire garden can be affected.
Before you get started mowing your lawn, you are going to need a lawnmower. This might sound obvious, but once you start shopping for a mower, you’ll soon realise there is a vast range of different types and varieties. The type of lawnmower you choose is an important decision. It must suit your needs. It will one of the most-used pieces of gardening equipment and there are things to consider. Do you want a cylinder or rotary mower? Should it be a ride-on or hover mower? If this all sounds like nonsense to you, then don’t worry – you’re not alone! That’s why we’ve written this handy guide to get you started in the world of maintaining your lawn.
PM Training has been recognised with a national award win for its work creating social value and employment opportunities for young people in Stoke-on-Trent. The apprenticeship provider outshone sector-leading giants from across the facilities management industry to win the highly contested Social Value Award at this year’s Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) Impact Awards
We're delighted to announce that Aaminah Ahmed, Learner Services Apprentice, has been shortlisted as an 'Apprentice of the Year' in the BAME Apprenticeship Awards 2020, in the Legal and Professional Services category. The BAME Apprenticeship Awards showcase the outstanding work and achievement of apprentices from black and minority ethnic groups (BAME) and inspires apprentices to reach their full potential.
As a housing association that homes 20,000 people, a training provider that supports 2,500 people a year, and a local charity that’s dedicated to supporting local communities and individuals, we have committed to put people at the heart of everything we do, and we take pride in the diversity of our communities.