Month: October 2015

Tips on Preventing Weeds in Your Garden

Preventing Weeds

Weeds are a problem that we have all encountered in the garden, and, unfortunately, they are a year round nuisance. It sometimes seems that no matter how many times you remove them, they grow back with a vengeance and that the cycle is never ending. However, there are some steps you can take to help… Read more »

November Gardening Tasks

November Garden

It’s that time again! A new month means another list of things to do in the garden! The temperatures are finally falling, it’s getting darker earlier and Christmas is drawing terrifyingly close, but unfortunately it is still important to keep on top of the gardening, otherwise you will regret it come Spring! Here are just… Read more »

Caring For The Soil in Your Garden

Caring For The Soil in Your Garden

Many people worry about feeding the different individual plants in their garden, often purchasing expensive separate products to meet the need of each plant. However, opting to feed the soil that they are planted in, as opposed to the actual plants themselves means that can provide a wide range of nutrients at the same time,… Read more »

How To Fill A Border On A Budget

How To Fill a Border on a Budget

Unfortunately, landscaping a garden can be a costly task and, for the most part, it really is better to spend a little extra in order that the final result will last for years. However, it is possible to save money in some areas and still achieve your perfect garden look, and your garden borders are… Read more »

Get The Kids Gardening This Half Term

Get-The-Kids-Gardening

The October half term school holidays are fast approaching, which means that you are probably searching for things to do to keep the children entertained. The answer may be more simple than you think: get them involved in the garden! Not only might this be a helping hand to you, they will actually enjoy it… Read more »

Preparing Plants for the Cold Weather

preparing plants for the cold weather

It won’t come as a surprise to anyone that the cold weather will eventually damage plants if they are left unprotected. In fact, even the hardy plants in your garden may suffer a little if left to fend for themselves. However, it is impossible to move every plant into your home or into a greenhouse,… Read more »

10 Ways To Make Wildlife Welcome in Your Winter Garden

10 Ways To Make Wildlife Welcome in Your Winter Garden

As the colder weather draws in, it becomes more and more difficult for wildlife to find reliable sources of food, water and shelter. As a result of this, it is important that you try to make your garden as comfortable and as welcoming as possible for wildlife this winter. Not only will making your garden… Read more »

5 Of The Best Autumn Gardening Gadgets & Accessories

autumn leaves

We all love a gadget that is going to save us time and effort in the garden, especially as it is getting colder and raining more, meaning that we are wanting to spend less time outside! If you’re looking to treat someone who enjoys gardening, or if you simply want to make life a little… Read more »

Bringing The Garden Into Your Home

bringing your garden into your home

As the weather is getting colder and colder it is getting more and more difficult to spend time outside enjoying the nature in your garden. However, you can still enjoy parts of nature in the comfort and warmth of your home, if you do it right. If you need tips on how to bring the… Read more »