2017 has only just begun, but spring will be here before we know it. For those who like to tend their own gardens, that means it’s about time to start planning, from cleaning up winter debris to plotting out areas for bulb planting. But because there’s only so much you can actually do outside before the weather warms up, now is as good a time as any to do some brainstorming about fun new ways to enhance – rather than […]
One of the best ways to reduce wear and tear on your back is to plant in containers or to install a series of Raised Beds. Indeed if you like to grow vegetables or have an allotment then growing in Raised Beds is often the best way to succeed.
There are several points you need to consider before building your pond: Should it be formal or informal, natural or modern? Do you want to keep fish, grow plants or attract wildlife? Are there children to keep safe?
Tall, upright plants and structures add an extra element of interest to any garden. Trees and large shrubs are an excellent way of gaining height but they do take up a lot of room and take many years to reach their full size. A quick and easy solution is to use obelisks, arches, pergolas and trellises to grow climbing and rambling plants.