October is a month bursting with autumn colours. The leaves begin to turn golden with warm orange, yellow and deep reds. It’s a palette of colours to inspire any landscape artist. There is still plenty to do in the garden in October. Time spent in the garden is mainly taken up with tidying up leaves …
Mediterranean and sub-tropical plants are the perfect way to add an exotic touch to your garden. July is the perfect time to invite guests over for barbeques and summer parties. Impress your guests with an exotic Mediterranean touch to your outdoor entertainment space. With these three statement plants you can bring the glamour of the …
There’s plenty to keep you busy in the garden during long summer days in July. This is the month to be frequently deadheading flowers, lawn maintenance and cutting out new shoots on fruit and vegetable plants to encourage new growth and more crop yields.
Hydrangeas are very floriferous from the month of May and give colour to the gardens for months. They will allow you to create beautiful flowering borders and even very beautiful hedges tinted blue or pink, or to ‘frame’ a house.
Flowers filled in window boxes is a good way to dress up your home exterior.
The compost used for plants can provide the right growing conditions for healthy plants. Making careful selection of a suitable potting mix is vital. Knowing what is likely to be in a mix and why it is there helps to make a more informed decision.
People opt indoor gardening these days as they provide better yields than growing outdoors. Among its many health benefits, gardening is one of the best ways to get attached to nature to feel relaxed and calm.
It helps in fighting stress and gives you a sense of wellbeing. But what if you have very limited space to grow outdoors or that the soil condition is too bad? Well, the only option left is to grow indoors. So , when you have already planned for growing indoors, let’s choose the best 5 herbs and veggies that love to grow indoors.
Making a bee hotel will encourage solitary bees into your garden to pollinate your flowers, fruit and veg.
Summer flowering bulbs are the secret to creating stunning colour to your garden through the summer season. Plant your bulbs and tubers into beds, borders or containers in spring after the last of the frost has passed.
It is important to note that laws concerning property varies between different councils and certainly different countries. These are some basic guides to garden law. You should always check with your local council before addressing any of these issues. Guide to Garden Boundaries Garden boundaries are usually shared between neighbours. The title deeds to your …
Most gardens have that untouched area of shade that is neglected when the rest of the garden is majestic in full summer bloom.In small and in particular townhouse gardens, shaded areas can seem difficult if you desire a beautiful garden full of vibrant fragrant flowers but there are plenty of plants which actually prefer damp or dry, shaded positions.