8 Simple Ideas To Make Your Garden Look Bigger
Making the most of your space can be difficult if you’re one of the many people living in the urban jungle. High-rise buildings don’t leave you much room for outdoor enjoyment unless you are fortunate enough to have a rooftop garden, communal areas, or a balcony. You may feel disheartened with your gardening prospects […]
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 […]
7 Ways To Prepare Your Garden For Summer
Summer is fast approaching and it’s time to start getting your garden prepared for the warmer months. Here are seven preparations you may want to consider doing now. Start collecting rainwater In the hot weather, you’ll be watering those plants more often. Instead of increasing your water bill by using water from the tap, why […]
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 […]
Making Your Garden Wildlife Friendly
Now that the warmer weather is here, it is the ideal time to start thinking about attracting some wildlife into our gardens. There is nothing more gratifying and relaxing than sitting outside and seeing frogs in your garden pond, birds flying around collecting food, and bees and butterflies buzzing around your plants. Animals add that […]
Wave Goodbye to Box Blight!
Start Planting Buxus Again – The Long Awaited Cure for the Dreaded Box Blight is Here Once a beautiful feature in many UK gardens, whether used as a low dividing hedge, styled into topiary shapes or simply as a feature bush; box bush declined due to the box bush fungus cylindrocladium buxicola which decimated buxus plants […]
How To Drain A Waterlogged Lawn
Waterlogging occurs when water sits on the surface of the soil. It will either drain very slowly or not at all. The type of ground is a factor and some are more susceptible than others. This includes ground that has been poorly compacted and dense clay soils. This type of ground often remains wet […]