Gardening Projects


Easy Ways to produce a Zen Garden

Whether you are a long-time gardener or are just beginning to explore all of the possibilities of your green thumb, there is always room to improve your personal green space. Having a space where you can go to unwind after a long day’s work or during your free time at the weekend can be quite relaxing and bring you peace of mind, especially in a garden that inspires peaceful vibes. If you are looking to transform your outdoor space into […]


A Quick and Easy Way to Clean your Greenhouse

I think most people will agree that cleaning a greenhouse is not a very nice job but it does need to be done regularly to ensure good light levels. The first time I cleaned our greenhouse at the allotment I did it by hand with a bucket of water and a few cloths using Jeyes Fluid, what a mistake, everything, including my clothes smelt of Jeyes Fluid for weeks! The following year I decided to try using a patio cleaner, […]


Why Your Garden Could Be Letting Your House Down

Along with nightmare neighbours, high crime levels and bad Ofsted reports for surrounding schools, another factor than can drastically affect the value of your property is the condition of your garden. There are many subtle ways that your outside space can affect a sale; here are just a few of them… Physical Attributes According to a recent survey, keeping a tidy garden can add as much as 20% to a property, while other research suggests that failing to do so […]


Health Effects of Gardening Explored in Uni’s Motion Capture Lab

The design of gardening tools and their effect on the physical health of gardeners were explored by Coventry University and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) this week as part of a joint study the two organisations are carrying out. Professional and amateur gardeners of all ages visited the University’s state of the art motion capture lab on Wednesday, where experts in the School of Art and Design monitored them performing activities such as digging, pruning and mowing.. Coventry’s 12-camera motion […]


Clearing an Overgrown Garden

If you have just bought a home with an overgrown garden this article is for you. We are going to explain how to quickly and safely clear the overgrown area and prepare it to be transformed into your own little piece of paradise. Safety first The first thing we are going to talk about is safety. In an overgrown garden, you really have no idea of what is hidden in the weeds. It is never a good idea to wade […]