Category: Gardening Tips | Page 3

7 December Garden Maintenance Tasks

greenhouse heater

7 December Garden Maintenance Tasks   Welcome to our final garden maintenance guide of the year, now that we have entered the month of December. With winter now officially upon us, our gardens will have naturally prepared themselves for the cold months ahead and will be lying dormant. Finding time to get out in the
Read More…


10 Shade-Loving Plants & Shrubs for Your Garden

Liriope Muscari

10 Shade-Loving Plants & Shrubs for Your Garden   Many of us have gardens with places that spend a large proportion of the day receiving little to no sunshine, such as areas under trees, or alongside a fence or building. Or, you may have a small, north-facing garden or courtyard, which means very little of
Read More…


Dos and Don’ts for Decorating Your Artificial Lawn This Christmas

decorating garden at Christmas

Dos and Don’ts for Decorating Your Artificial Lawn This Christmas   Many homeowners around the UK love getting into the Christmas spirit, and although we might not like to admit it, many of us are secretly in a competition with our neighbours to decorate our lawns to create the most eye-catching display. And we find
Read More…


5 Ways to Utilise Upcycling in Your Garden

upcycled pallet planter

5 Ways to Utilise Upcycling in Your Garden   In recent years, upcycling has become a very popular trend, and for good reason, too. For those that are unfamiliar with the term ‘upcycling’, the Oxford English Dictionary defines it as the process of: ‘Reusing (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a
Read More…


How to Make Your Garden More Accessible for Older & Disabled People

wheelchair accessible garden path

How to Make Your Garden More Accessible for Older & Disabled People   Getting outside into the garden should be a privilege that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age or physical ability. With proper planning and a little imagination, you can convert virtually any garden into a more accessible outdoor space for older people or
Read More…


7 Courtyard Garden Ideas

living wall

7 Courtyard Garden Ideas   Having a small courtyard-style garden can, in fact, be a blessing for some, as less garden means less maintenance. However, just because you may be short on space doesn’t mean you can’t still have a beautiful garden that’s perfect for relaxing and entertaining. By using some creative ideas and doing
Read More…


10 Gardening YouTube Channels You Should Subscribe To

DIY improvement youtube channels

10 Gardening YouTube Channels You Should Subscribe To   Watching videos is a great way to learn about gardening. Luckily, there are many excellent gardeners around the world who are more than happy to share their knowledge and experience with the rest of us, via the various social media platforms that exist. One of the
Read More…


7 Garden Ideas That Won’t Cost a Penny

pallet garden furniture

7 Garden Ideas That Won’t Cost a Penny   Adding new features and points of interest in your garden can sometimes be an expensive endeavour. Luckily, you don’t necessarily have to have enough spare cash to fork out on a new patio or deck to transform your garden. In today’s article we’re looking at some
Read More…


6 Halloween Ideas for Your Garden

halloween

6 Halloween Ideas for Your Garden   The tradition of Halloween apparently stretches all the way back to the early pagans and is typically linked to the Celtic festival of ‘Samhain’, which comes from the Old Irish for ‘summer’s end’. This festival would mark the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter,
Read More…