Veganuary? How to Grow a Vegan Garden. By Joe | Est. reading time: 2 minutes

With 2022’s Veganuary well underway, the positive effects of a plant-based diet may slowly be starting to edge its way into lives. Or perhaps, you’re just looking to eat a little healthier and introduce some homegrown fresh fruit and veg into your diet. Even if Veganuary is just a one-month thing, why buy the expensive, processed plant-based products from your supermarkets when you can grow this food in your very own garden?   Getting Started Gardening doesn’t have to be limited to your classic tomatoes, strawberries and the odd potato – it can really flourish with the time and...

Published 18/01/22
| 7 months ago

Flower Power: How to attract bees to your garden By Joe | Est. reading time: 3 minutes

There are over 250 species of bumblebees in Britain alone and with summer in full swing, you may have noticed a buzz in your garden. Bees play an important role in our ecosystem by pollinating the crops we grow. Nurturing a diverse range of nectar-providing flowers and pollen-rich plants is a great way to encourage bees into your garden. Plants for Pollinators With warmer weather and longer daylight hours, summer is a great time for gardening. However, different bees are active throughout the seasons, so attracting pollinators to your green space can make gardening a yearlong project. Lavender and...

Published 20/08/21
| 12 months ago

Gardening Vertically By Joe | Est. reading time: 3 minutes

Making the most out of your garden space! With autumn looming, many of us are making the most of spending time outdoors. It’s the perfect season to get creative in our green space and enjoy the sun whilst the British weather is behaving! But what if our green spaces aren’t so spacious? We’ve put together a list of gardening projects for you to transform those smaller spaces. The only way is up If you’re limited for space on the ground, look up. Trellis and lattice fencing are a nifty way to shape and grow your very own green wall....

Published 16/08/21
| 12 months ago

Win this Gardening Bundle! By Joe | Est. reading time: 0 minutes

Together with our sister company, Mstore, we’re giving away 3 sets of our gardening bundle! For the chance to enter fill in the form below!

Published 20/05/21
| 1 year ago

Top flowers to give mums this Mother’s Day By Joe | Est. reading time: 3 minutes

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, many will be scrambling for gift ideas for their nearest and dearest. Mums deserve the best, right? And flowers are always a sure-fire way to win over her heart and show her just how much she means to you. There are hundreds of beautiful bouquets to spoil your mum with, no matter what her favourite flower, we’ll be sure to give you inspiration for your blooms. Spoil your mum this Sunday (March 14th) with a cuppa, breakfast in bed and your handpicked gift. We’ve whittled down some beautiful buds to just five...

Published 12/03/21
| 1 year ago

Seasonal gardening: Why Spring blooms are beautiful By Joe | Est. reading time: 3.5 minutes

Spring is the season of every gardeners’ dream. The buds begin to bloom just as we’re getting fed up with the long, cold, dreary winter and make everything seem prettier. There is a range of flowers that come alive once the lighter nights set in and can help bring your garden back to life. However, if you’re a green-fingered novice, there are a few considerations to think about before you start incorporating the plants into your garden. We’ve put together a list of the best bloomers for this time of the year to help kick-start your seasonal garden. Springtime...

Published 05/03/21
| 1 year ago

How to prep your garden for spring with the perfect safety wear By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 3 minutes

With lighter mornings and longer evenings on their way, it’s safe to say Spring has almost sprung. What better way to make the most of the warmer weather than to get outside in your garden and get your gardening gloves on and getting back in action. If you’ve kept on top of the basic maintenance over winter, you’ll be in good stead to start again. If not – don’t worry, it won’t take long to lay the foundation. With a little bit of a spring cleaning preparation, you can create something that looks inviting and easier to manage in...

Published 27/02/21
| 1 year ago

How to attract wildlife to your garden By GG Team | Est. reading time: 3 minutes

If you’re at a loss to fill your time during the current lockdown and fancy doing something to your garden but just don’t know what. Then look no further, help your garden to thrive this year by growing the perfect plants to attract wildlife. By working with nature, you can help reduce the amount of labour-intensive work that you have to do with your garden, as well as lowering disease outbreaks amongst plants and reducing problems with pests or weeds. Encourage birds and insects to feed and nest in your garden by sowing a variety of plants which they...

Published 12/01/21
| 2 years ago

The Best Gloves for Green-Fingered Gardeners By GG Team | Est. reading time: 5 minutes

Gardening gloves are important in all weathers and for all gardening tasks, but do you really know which gloves are best? You can put your green fingers to the test and transform your garden ready for a new year by putting your veg plot into action by growing some favourites for the family such as carrots, rhubarb, potatoes, onions and classic beans. This step-by-step glove guide will keep your hands protected and looking young during all those hands-on jobs. Gloves For Grandeur When working the land, it’s best to keep your hands youthful as well as useful. The best...

Published 18/12/20
| 2 years ago

Everything you need to know to prepare for Bonfire Night By GG Team | Est. reading time: 2 minutes

Coronavirus restrictions mean that Bonfire Night is going to feel very different for most people across the UK, with far more celebrations happening privately. Experts are predicting record numbers of back garden bonfires this year, so we have outlined the top things you should do to get your garden ready.

Published 05/11/20
| 2 years ago

Tips for getting the kids into the garden this Autumn By GG Team | Est. reading time: 3 minutes

You may have spotted David Beckham’s daughter Harper recently sporting a pair of our gorgeous SHOWA 370 Floreo XS Children’s gloves while she helped her dad to pick vegetables. If you’re wondering how you can match David’s #parentinggoals, we have put together some top tips for getting the kids out in the garden with you this Autumn.

Published 22/10/20
| 2 years ago

How to make the most out of the autumn months in your garden By GG Team | Est. reading time: 2 minutes

Make the most out of the autumn months to make sure your garden blossoms next year Although the growing season is coming to an end, October is an extremely busy month for dedicated gardeners. Now is the best time to get your garden cleared and prepared for next year, and putting in the work at this time of year ensures that your garden will be looking its best next spring. So, we have put together a list of the top jobs that you need to get done to make sure that you get the most out of your garden....

Published 13/10/20
| 2 years ago

Help Us Raise £1m for NHS charities! By GG Team | Est. reading time: 1 minute

We’re attempting to raise £1,000,000 for NHS charities! For every pair of gloves we sell this month we will donate £1 to NHS Charities Together!* Use coupon “helpthenhs” at checkout for FREE shipping when you spend £15 or more. To see a list of the charities that will benefit from this campaign please see the NHS Charities Together website. All of us at are incredibly grateful for the amazing work our NHS is doing during the Covid-19 crisis. That’s why we’ve asked our resident talking glove, Greenie, if he can help us raise £1,000,000 for NHS charities! Greenie...

Published 02/04/20
| 2 years ago

Six ways to recycle your real Christmas tree By GG Team | Est. reading time: 5 minutes

Whether you have a real or artificial Christmas tree, is all down to personal preference. However, for those of you who purchase a real tree, there is always the added problem of what to do with it once the Christmas season is over. According to, over 3 million real trees are purchased each year, that amounts to a lot of potential waste.

Published 20/12/19
| 3 years ago

December – Christmas stocking fillers By GG Team | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

Gloves make a great gift, so why not buy them to pop in your gardening friends’ Christmas stockings. A popular glove brand that offers durable gardening gloves that won’t fall apart and are comfortable to wear is SHOWA from Globus Group – in fact, they feel like a second skin and always fit, well, like a glove!

Published 29/11/19
| 3 years ago

Gardening for Health and Wellbeing By GG Team | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

Gardening can be a great source of enjoyment and a hobby for many of us, there’s nothing better than putting on the wellies and the gardening gloves and just getting out there in the fresh air.  But there’s more to it than just enjoyment! Research suggests gardening can also have a positive effect on mental health and physical wellbeing.

Published 18/11/19
| 3 years ago

Building the Perfect Bonfire Night By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 5 minutes

Bonfire night is on its way and we’re clinging onto our patio and outdoor spaces for social occasions. Luckily, at this time of year, our garden goes hand in hand with the warming glows of candle-lit dinners and fire-flickering parties. Here’s how to build the perfect fire for your outdoor party, to guarantee that firework night goes off with a bang.

Published 29/10/19
| 3 years ago

Children's Gardening Gloves for Autumn Outdoor Fun By GG Team | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

Autumn is a time when the sun is losing its heat and the days are getting colder. It’s no wonder some children can seem less than enthusiastic about wanting to play outdoors.  Finding outdoor activities that are exciting and interesting when the weather is less than inviting, can be somewhat of a challenge. However some of the most enjoyable accessible things to explore, can be right on your doorstep.

Published 21/10/19
| 3 years ago

Get Winter Ready With Gloves That Keep You Covered By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 3 minutes

Now that autumn is here, there’s plenty to do in the garden. Getting outdoor spaces ready for a cold snap can be quite demanding work, with lots to move around and maintain. So, get winter ready with gloves that keep you covered, and your garden will be thriving while the temperatures are diving.

Published 01/10/19
| 3 years ago

How To Store Gardening Gloves By GG Team | Est. reading time: 1 minute

Ever ask yourself ‘How do I store my gardening gloves?’ or ‘Where do I keep my gardening gloves?’…? You’ll probably want to keep them close by when gardening so the perfect place would be somewhere in your garden shed, ideally following David Domoney’s advice below.

Published 16/09/19
| 3 years ago

September Gardening and Eco-friendly Gloves By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 3.5 minutes

At this time of year, when there’s a load of work to be done to prepare your garden for autumn, bolster your toolkit with gardening gloves that not only offer hand protection but that biodegrade after use too.

Published 02/09/19
| 3 years ago

Can You Wash Gardening Gloves? By GG Team | Est. reading time: 1 minute

For the sake of keeping life simple, you’ll be glad to hear that within Globus Group’s glove range, yes, there are gardening gloves you can pop into the washing machine with your weekly spin. For example, the SHOWA 341 can be washed at 40°C and will emerge fresh, clean and ready to preen.

Published 15/08/19
| 3 years ago

August: A Glovely Summer Holiday By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

Getting out in the garden can set you up for a spectacular summer holiday with the kids. It’s a chance to enjoy the sunshine, boost vitamin D levels and is also a great opportunity to teach them all about the goodness of gardening. So, put on your gardening gloves, grab the kids and let’s jump into summer fun in sun.

Published 01/08/19
| 3 years ago

How Do You Choose Which Gardening Gloves Are Right For You? By GG Team | Est. reading time: 1.5 minutes

One of the best things you can do for your gardening goals is to first invest in a pair of gardening gloves. Picking which ones you need can seem daunting at first, but really it just takes some careful consideration around what you want to achieve.

Published 24/07/19
| 3 years ago

Cool, Calm and Collected By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

This summer stay on top of your gardening jobs with gloves to keep you cool, calm and collected. In warm seasons, our gloves get a lot of use, so you need a pair that won’t let you down and are suited for a variety of jobs. Let’s take a look at the best gloves on the market and find a pair to wear while the weather’s fair.

Published 12/07/19
| 3 years ago

Why Use Gardening Gloves? By GG Team | Est. reading time: 1 minute

One of your biggest assets as a gardener is your hands. They’re the part of you that is always on the go, stuck deep into the thick of it, and at most risk when you’re gardening. Not only that, but they’re a key component to working the land so you really need to invest in keeping them safe with some high quality gardening gloves.

Published 01/07/19
| 3 years ago

Become a Thorn Master By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

This summer enjoy a proud parade of plants and posies without hesitation or harm to your hands. Good gardening gloves are essential to keep hands looking young and they need to be robust enough to stand up to prickly situations out in the garden. So, let’s look at how to keep up garden care with the right pair.

Published 19/06/19
| 3 years ago

What Are Gardening Gloves Used For? By GG Team | Est. reading time: 1 minute

The great thing about gardening gloves is that they can be a huge asset for a vast array of tasks. It’s not just everyday gardening jobs that benefit, like weeding, mowing and planting. Sure it’s important to have your hands covered when working with soil and potentially scratchy materials, but gloves do so much more.

Published 24/05/19
| 3 years ago

A Grass May-keover By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

Having the right gloves for the job is really handy – especially as we approach growing season. Our gardens are currently bursting with life, with lawns growing up to 4mm in a single day. With so much going on, let’s look at how to keep a handle on long-living, lush and deluxe lawns to host all manner of garden goings-on.

Published 20/05/19
| 3 years ago

April Showers and Prepping for Rainfall By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

Gardening when it’s wet and rainy doesn’t have to be a sad, soggy experience. Preparing for the spring and summer months can be a breeze with the right gardening gloves on your hands. Far from being an ‘April fools’ prank, it’s true that the term ‘April showers’ stems from meteorological predictions that this is most likely the wettest month of the year. Although not 100% guaranteed, it would be a wise decision for any gardener to prepare for the possibility of heavy rainfall. So, grab your waterproofs and get weather ready.

Published 17/04/19
| 3 years ago

Handy Pruning Plans By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 4 minutes

With your gardening gloves in tow, prune your plants into productivity with these top tips and you will soon see your garden spring to life. Pruning enables plants to focus their energies to the desired areas for growth, without wasting time developing structure that does not serve the purpose of the plant.

Published 18/02/19
| 3 years ago

All Rounder Bundle: Save! By GG Team | Est. reading time: 1 minute

As David Domoney says, as a keen gardener you should get yourself: a pair of gloves to keep your hands toasty warm during winter, a pair that delivers for general use and another pair for sensitive, intricate work.

Published 01/02/19
| 4 years ago

Gloves to keep you cropping By Mr Potts | Est. reading time: 5 minutes

Gardening gloves are important in all weathers and for all gardening tasks, but do you really know which gloves are best? Here I can explain how to get prepared, so you can keep cropping. It’s the start of a new year and you want to get your garden ready for the new season, when the veg plot is put into action to grow family favourites like beans, brassicas, onions and carrots and, of course, potatoes. 

Published 28/01/19
| 4 years ago