Urban Garden ideas – Is it a fad?
Urban Garden ideas – Is it a fad? Living in a city like London, means that space is at a premium, especially outside space. As a freelance journalist, much of my time is spent at home, researching and writing, for various media agencies and specific newspapers. Recently I was asked to research the trend […]
Spruce Up Your Lawn
If there’s one part of your garden that has suffered the most in that last wet, miserable winter, chances are it’s the lawn. Whether you have grass (that doubles as a football practice/play/dog-exercising area), a bowling-green that’s your pride and joy or something in between, it will need your help. But what is it that […]
A Basic Guide to Keeping Chickens
A Basic Guide to Keeping Chickens at Home For many years now there has been an increasing amount of interest for keeping chickens at the bottom of the garden. This is one of the ways the people can try and be self-sufficient, however there is a considerable amount of thought and hard work that needs […]
Focus on Cambridge Gardens
Cambridge is not just about studying and punting on the River Cam. There are many horticultural wonders to be visited as well. We will have a quick look at three quite different gardens; classical Victorian design, a wilderness, and a world-renowned botanical garden – take your pick! Christ’s Pieces If you are looking for inspiration […]
Top 5 gardening gadgets of 2016
The Best Gardening Gadgets of 2016 As technology continues to advance at an unprecedented rate, the way we carry out everyday tasks such as communicating, cleaning and even gardening are changing. Today, there are a whole host of high tech gardening tools and equipment that will help you to garden the smart way. Embracing the […]
Pot based gardening – hints and tips
Discover the benefits of pot based gardening Garden pots filled with your favourite plants and flowers can completely transform dull and unused areas of your garden, allowing you to create beautiful areas of interest, colour and intrigue! One of the main advantages of pot-based gardening is that the possibilities are truly endless when it comes […]
What to consider before buying a greenhouse?
A greenhouse is a great addition to any garden space. After all, it will not only allow you to grow a whole host of plants, flowers and vegetables in your garden, it will also provide an effective shelter for more delicate plants during the harsh, winter months. This means that you will be able to […]
Best plants for your type of soil
A common mistake that novice gardeners make is to associate the wrong type of plant for their particular soil type. Poor growth, loss of plants are common problems which can often be associated with the type of soil that the plant has been planted in. So to help, we have produced a simple guide to […]
What are automated watering systems?
One of the key issues that most gardeners face is the regular watering of their plants and the lawn, especially at times such as when your away from your garden such as holidays. Busy schedules dictate our lives however irrespective of our schedules and holidays, our gardens still require regular nutrients and watering. This is […]