However you choose to border your garden, whether it’s with foliage, fencing, or even a wall, we have some inspiration to help you transform the parameter of your outside space from being dull and boring, to fancy and functional. Picket Fencing If privacy isn’t your priority, then a low wooden […]
Even if you love gardening, finding the time in your busy schedule to maintain your outdoor space can just end up being another thing to worry about. Nobody wants a scruffy, unkempt garden as it does absolutely nothing for your home’s kerb appeal, so we’ve got a few solutions for […]
During the spring season, a lot of us like to take some time to work on our gardens, and indeed, this can be a very enjoyable and peaceful activity. With such a wide range of flowers and plants at their best in the spring, and with the weather warming up, it […]
To get the most out of your garden you need to be able to shelter your plants from cold weather during the winter and early spring. A cold frame is a relatively inexpensive and simple structure providing the ideal environment for sheltering plants and for growing cool-weather crops.
Cleaning and maintaining hardwood decking isn’t hard and will ensure that the structure will remain in great condition for years to come despite the elements. In fact, provided care and maintenance is preserved, hardwood decking could easily exceed 30 years.
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?
After a long cold winter many of us will have neglected our patio and decking and chances are it won’t be ready for those many barbeques and summer parties. So how do you turn a sorry state into a paradise which you won’t be embarrassed to invite your guests to?
There are several points you need to consider before building your pond or water feature. 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.
Buying new plants for your garden is one of life’s little pleasures and can be extremely satisfying but often expensive. Equally as satisfying and an awfully lot cheaper is propagating your own plants. There are several methods available; softwood cuttings, semi-ripe cuttings, hardwood cuttings, root cuttings, leaf cuttings, division, layering and seed.