Month: April 2015

Summer Garden Gadgets

firewinder garden light

The number of gadgets for gardens seems to increase everyday, which might make it confusing when it comes to deciding what you really need, or at least what is really worth spending money on. However, this guide contains some of the best garden gadgets about, narrowing down your choice! Husqvarna Automower 305 robot lawnmower Now,… Read more »

Summer Garden Wildlife

butterfly

Now that the weather is improving and the days are getting longer, it won’t just be you that is enjoying your garden during the summer. You will start to notice a wider range of wildlife making an appearance in the garden. Here’s which types you can look out for and what to do to encourage… Read more »

Garden Party Gifts

garden party

As the warmer summer weather begins to make its appearance, so might the invitations to summer garden parties and BBQs. Of course, you can’t turn up to these parties empty handed, but the cliché bottle of wine might start to get a little boring after a while. However, you don’t need to worry about coming… Read more »

Top 5 Sprinkler Systems

sprinkler

What with the increasingly warmer and (mostly) drier weather as we go into summer, you will probably want to find a way of keeping your lawn and borders well-watered. Sprinklers are a great way of doing so, but given the large number of sprinkler systems available it can be difficult to know which are the… Read more »

Create the Perfect Patio Area for Summer

garden patio

Now that the sun is starting to make more of a regular appearance and summer is finally on its way, you might want to start thinking about preparing the garden so that you will be able to entertain friends and family throughout the summer months. One of the first steps to making your garden suitable… Read more »

Gardening Tasks for May

summer garden

The start of another month means another list of garden tasks to get under way with. As you would expect, there are still the regular tasks that must be carried out. However, if you’re unsure of what else might not be so obvious this guide might help. Change your Watering Habits Of course, you can… Read more »

Preparing a New Garden Plot

garden plot

Spending the time to prepare a new garden plot properly and thoroughly can actually save you time in the long run. Ensuring that you have correctly prepared the soil and removed any weeds or competition for plants before you set about planting anything will make your job of maintaining the garden much easier. If you… Read more »

How to Mulch Your Plants

mulch your plants

We often hear a lot about the importance of mulching our plants, trees and shrubs, but do we really know what that means, or even what mulch is? And do we really know how to do it properly? If you’re unsure about how to ‘mulch’ properly in your garden, this guide could lend you a… Read more »

Easter Garden Activities

Easter baskets

Chocolate eggs don’t have to be the only thing you and your family have to look forward to this Easter. There are plenty of activities and things to do in your garden over the Easter holidays. If you are not sure what kind of things you can do with your children, this guide should provide… Read more »