Garden
  • Gardening Tips for Spring

    The spring season is once again upon us; the sun is out, the birds are singing, and the grass seems to be ...

    The spring season is once again upon us; the sun is out, the birds are singing, and the grass seems to be greener in general; which also means it’s time to make that garden look a bit more appealing! ...

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  • Greenhouse Buyers: Quality vs. Price

    Most people are familiar with the expression: Buy Cheap – Buy Twice! and it certainly should be borne in ...

    Most people are familiar with the expression: Buy Cheap – Buy Twice! and it certainly should be borne in mind when you are considering making a purchase of a major item. If something seems to be too g ...

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  • Grow your Own Vegetables

    Growing your own vegetables is an enjoyable hobby with lots of benefits; It is incredibly rewarding to se ...

    Growing your own vegetables is an enjoyable hobby with lots of benefits; It is incredibly rewarding to see vegetables grow thanks to your care. It will encourage you to eat a healthier diet. Home grow ...

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  • Replace that Paving!

    During the warmer months of the year, you can’t beat sitting in the garden and soaking up the sun. It sho ...

    During the warmer months of the year, you can’t beat sitting in the garden and soaking up the sun. It should be an area that you take great pride in, so you will want it looking its best for the times ...

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  • Living Hedge

    If you want a privacy screen most of us think fence! Erecting a fence is fairly straightforward but for a ...

    If you want a privacy screen most of us think fence! Erecting a fence is fairly straightforward but for a novice DIY'er the range of tools and skills needed makes it a tricky job. The material is also ...

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  • Lawn Mower Maintenance

    While it’s not as much of a necessity while it’s still cold and wet, you’re going to need to start workin ...

    While it’s not as much of a necessity while it’s still cold and wet, you’re going to need to start working on your lawn soon. After a long, rainy winter your grass will start growing once the weather ...

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  • Prepare your Garden for Spring

    With spring just around the corner, now is the time to start preparing your garden for the warmer months. ...

    With spring just around the corner, now is the time to start preparing your garden for the warmer months. Winter can take its toll on your garden and leave it looking miserable, so take the following ...

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  • How to Build a Koi Pond

    Many people enjoy the hobby of keeping fish often in small domestic aquaria and even more people have a l ...

    Many people enjoy the hobby of keeping fish often in small domestic aquaria and even more people have a love of gardening with a water feature being high on many wish-lists. It is hardly surprising th ...

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  • Garden Health

    It's not all about looks! Choose the right plants and you can improve the 'health' of your garden. When y ...

    It's not all about looks! Choose the right plants and you can improve the 'health' of your garden. When you next head to the nearest garden centre or browse a plant brochure or website what are you lo ...

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  • Build a Deck

    Everything you need to know in order to build your own decking. Summer is just around the corner, or so w ...

    Everything you need to know in order to build your own decking. Summer is just around the corner, or so we like to think, but regardless of the frosty May mornings and unseasonal wind and rain we stil ...

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  • Orangery conservatory

    Orangeries began in the 17th century and became very popular during the Edwardian era. Today, an orangery ...

    Orangeries began in the 17th century and became very popular during the Edwardian era. Today, an orangery is a popular choice and, like the much-loved conservatory, was initially created to house exot ...

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  • Prepping Your Garden For Winter

    If you were hoping for an Indian summer this year, I’m sorry to say that it’s not going to happen. Autumn ...

    If you were hoping for an Indian summer this year, I’m sorry to say that it’s not going to happen. Autumn is definitely taking hold in my garden already with the leaves beginning to change colour, and ...

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  • How to Build a Pizza Oven

    Nearly everyone likes a good pizza. They are easy to make and easy to customise and can be tailored to an ...

    Nearly everyone likes a good pizza. They are easy to make and easy to customise and can be tailored to any particular taste no matter how fussy you are. As a result garden pizza ovens are becoming mor ...

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  • Nest Box Week

    It's national nest box week. Here are some instructions on how to build your own nest box in time for nes ...

    It's national nest box week. Here are some instructions on how to build your own nest box in time for nesting season! ...

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  • Bad Weather Gardening

    Snowed out of the garden? There are still things you can do. If the snow has left you barely able to open ...

    Snowed out of the garden? There are still things you can do. If the snow has left you barely able to open your back door or the howling wind has forced you inside don't get frustrated. This time of ye ...

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  • Garden Parties

    With both Halloween and Bonfire night only just round the corner – this is the time of year to think abou ...

    With both Halloween and Bonfire night only just round the corner – this is the time of year to think about parties. There’s nothing like a house full of friends and kids, daft costumes, silly games wi ...

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  • DIY Vertical Gardens

    Vertical gardens are very trendy at the moment and they are being installed all over the world in fantast ...

    Vertical gardens are very trendy at the moment and they are being installed all over the world in fantastical large buildings. It's a great idea - cover an ugly vertical wall and make it a feature. If ...

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  • Willow Structures

    Living willow structures are great fun to make and a highly unusual addition to any garden. You can make ...

    Living willow structures are great fun to make and a highly unusual addition to any garden. You can make fences with them, arches, tunnels, screens and sun rooms. They self-renew, don't need painting, ...

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  • How to Mix Concrete

    Back By Popular Demand!  We have so many questions about this topic that we thought we should re-invigora ...

    Back By Popular Demand!  We have so many questions about this topic that we thought we should re-invigorate our article about it and repost it for your 2013 jobs. Concrete is a mixture of cement, sand ...

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  • New Turf?

    When the weather is nice and sunny, (yes both days!) we all head outside for BBQs and relaxing in the gar ...

    When the weather is nice and sunny, (yes both days!) we all head outside for BBQs and relaxing in the garden. Suddenly we start to inspect our gardens and realize there are one or two jobs that need d ...

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