Month: December 2014

Tips on Improving Soil Quality

Tips on Improving Soil Quality

Whilst the task of improving your soil may sound like just another mundane aspect of adult life, it is definitely worth doing! The better the quality of your soil, the better your plants’ roots will develop and the better the plants will grow. In fact, no matter how much weeding, mulching, fertilising, sowing or any… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Lawn Mower

How to Choose the Right Lawn Mower

There is such a wide variety of different lawn mowers on the market that it can be difficult to know which will be the best for you. Does spending a little more money necessarily mean that a lawn mower will be better? What about adjustable speeds and different blade lengths? Is it better to just… Read more »

Tips On Moving Shrubs And Trees

Tips on Moving Shrubs and Trees

Perhaps you’ve decided that your garden needs to be moved around , or that a shrub or tree has outgrown an area of your garden. However, unless you know how to move shrubs and trees and do it properly you can risk really damaging them. This guide should help advise you on when and how… Read more »

Garden Tasks for January

Gardening Tasks for January

Of course, with Christmas drawing closer, we all have numerous other things on our mind besides gardening. There are presents to wrap, food to cook and family to visit, but it’s important that we don’t forget to take care of our gardens! This guide will provide you with the essential garden tasks this January! Feed… Read more »

Tips for Growing Ground Cover and Vines

Tips on growing ground cover and vines

Not only do vines and ground cover look good, they are also very practical, too. They will provide extra texture and colour to your garden at the same time as providing vital shelter and shade for other plants. Before buying your vines and ground cover you should decide what it is that you want to… Read more »

How to Create A Vertical Garden

How to Create a Vertical Garden

It might be frustrating to have limited garden space, as it may seem that you cannot landscape it in the way that you might want to. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. Vertical gardens make it possible to include a wide range of different plants, in various textures and colours in your small… Read more »

How to Plan and Plant Annual Gardens

How to plan and plant an annual garden

The best thing about having an annual garden is the fact that there’s no need to keep replanting different plants every year. They come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colours which means that you can experiment with a range of different looks. You can also plant other types of plants in amongst… Read more »

Tips on Preventing Garden Pests and Diseases

Tips on Preventing Pests and Diseases

It’s incredibly frustrating to see that all of the hard work, effort and money that you’ve put into landscaping your garden to exactly how you want it, go to waste as a result of garden pests and diseases. Unfortunately, it is likely that most of us will have had this problem at some point and… Read more »