What It Means To Be A Green Gardener
There is a common misconception that if you are a gardener – even at an amateur level over the weekend and during your spare time –, then your activities are beneficial to the planet. In reality, you’ll be surprised to know that a lot of gardeners are, unintentionally and unknowingly, being an environmental burden. Indeed, […]
The Irrigation System That Changed My Life
Growing your own fruit, vegetables and flowers on an allotment is an enjoyable and highly satisfying experience – nothing quite beats harvesting and eating the fruits of your labour and there is nothing quite so sweet tasting as the produce over which you have sweated and toiled for many months. However there is one particularly irksome […]
There is so much innovation out there in the gardening community and one of the things I love most about visiting flower shows is spotting new innovative products. Recently most new products that I’ve seen have focused on various watering systems, so when I walked past Jardinopia’s “Potty Feet” stall I was pleasantly surprised. At first […]
Love Gardening but Looking For a Challenge? Try This!
Part of the joy of gardening is the room to experiment with shapes, colours and textures. Watching something grow from seed to full bloom over the year, or year after year. Something that not many people experiment with is hydroponics. Now, while there are a few hydroponic systems that you can work with, the basic […]
Best Cordless Battery Powered Lawn Mowers Review
The new generation of cordless battery powered lawnmowers combine the advantages of their clean, lightweight electric corded cousins and their powerful versatile petrol powered cousins without the disadvantages of each; making them the lawnmower of choice for your average home garden. Here is a table of the current most popular cordless battery powered lawnmowers currently […]
Turn Your Garden Into A Space You’ll Actually Use!
After you’ve fixed up the interiors of your house and made it feel like home, you might be thinking that you’re all done. However, there’s probably something that you’re missing. Just outside the back door is the garden, looking a little sad or overgrown. It can be enough to put a dampener on any domestic […]
Beginners Guide To Laying A Patio
How To Lay Your Own Patio Imagine finishing work and relaxing at home on a fantastic new patio, enjoying the warm summer sun. Imagine lazy sunny afternoons, enjoying the delights of the garden with a glass of wine, while burgers sizzle on the barbecue. If you’ve not got a patio, or you have one […]
Beginners Guide to Seed Germination Success
Importance of Using the Correct Compost for Best Seed Germination Many an enthusiastic but inexperienced gardener will be put off from this wonderful hobby when the first seeds they sow do not germinate. In this article I will try to outline some common pitfalls when sowing seeds and how to avoid them. Start with Easy […]