Gardening Projects

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How to Choose the Right Pond Liner

When you’ve decided to put in a pond liner there are a couple of things to consider, how big does it need to be and what material is right for me? How big does your liner need to be? To work this out, you’ll need to measure the hole you’ve dug. You’ll need the maximum length, maximum width and maximum depth. If your pond is rectangular, this is easy, but if it is an odd shape then imagine a rectangle […]

The Right Greenhouse For You

A Greenhouse is an excellent investment for any keen gardener, making growing and maintaining a variety of plants easier throughout the year and provides shelter from adverse weather conditions such as frost, snow and heavy rain. All of which are far too common in the UK. If you are interested in growing different crops which may not grow in a UK climate a greenhouse can prove essential and means that you can grow a variety of different plants. GBC group […]

Smart Watering Tips for Your Garden

How can you water your garden in the most efficient manner? For one, we don’t want to over water the garden and create puddles all around. Second, homeowners don’t want to pay for excessive water use. Here, we present to you some smart watering tips for your garden. Collect and Reuse Water One of the best ways to reduce your water bill is to reuse water. For example, you could use rainwater landing on the roof by installing a water […]

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 […]

Three Fun Ideas For Your Spring Garden

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 […]

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, […]

Greenhouse Growing Hints and Tips

Greenhouse owners listen up. Finding out how to best grow your plants comes with experience but there are a few handy hints and tips that novices may not yet have picked up which will have your crops looking luscious in no time. Check out our tips below to help you turn over a new leaf and get to the bottom of your cultivation troubles. Temperature One of the most crucial things which helps your plants to grow is the temperature […]