When it comes to marking boundaries around your home or adding elements of privacy, the hedge is often a firm favourite. Not only do hedges help encourage wildlife to the garden, but they’re often a sturdier alternative to fences.Read more
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With spring in full flow, the daffodils in bloom and blossom beginning to show on the trees, many of us will be looking forward to the warm, sunny haze covering our gardens during the Easter weekend. And the extended break is the perfect time to get out and provide our gardens with the TLC they deserve.
For those looking to spend time in the garden this Easter, make sure it is time well spent, by following the list, below, of suggested jobs to carry out.Read more
Our gardens are our own little slice of paradise, but before we can enjoy the flowers being in full bloom, we need to carry out some hard work. And one such task is getting the lawn into shape.
Doing this will require hard work, but it will be worth it. And to give you a helping hand, below, we’ve outlined four of the key things you should be doing straight away.Read more
With the spring equinox just around the corner, many of us will be considering getting out into the garden to tackle the overgrown lawn. Unfortunately, if after the last cut last year, you failed to give your lawnmower a once over – as explained in our “Essential Garden Appliance Maintenance Ahead of Winter” post – there’s a good chance you’ll run into some difficulties.Read more
Chainsaws aren’t a necessity in every garden, but if you’re tree felling, taking the tops of your conifers off or cutting logs for your log burner, they are often the best garden appliance for the job. But how do you know which chainsaw is right for you and your requirements?
Before going out and purchasing a chainsaw, we recommend you carefully consider the advantages and disadvantages each model offers, especially as using such a garden appliance can be dangerous and cause serious injury.Read more
When it comes to the first cut, it isn’t as simple as getting the lawnmower out of your shed and getting on with it. Instead, to ensure your lawn remains a luscious green there are a few steps which you need to take, and these include:Read more
For many the garden is their own little slice of paradise during the spring and summer months, as it’s filled with bursts of colour and the smells of various flowers and plants. But as the colour fades and autumn turns into winter, many homeowners will abandon their gardens.
For those more green-fingered amongst you though, you’ll appreciate that the change in seasons doesn’t mean that the gardening work ends; but that those garden appliances which have been trusted over the last few months are put away in place of other garden appliances.Read more
You’ve spent all spring and summer tending to your garden, ensuring the flowers are in the right areas, and all visible signs of weeds are removed. Now that spring and summer have passed, and the flowers have faded away, you may think that your time in the garden is up for the year. Unfortunately, at BuySpares, we know that this is not true – especially if your garden is surrounding by trees.
During the final months of the year, gardens can become covered in fallen leaves. If left on the ground, these can hinder the growth of plants come next year. To make sure this doesn’t happen in your garden, we’ve come up with two suggestions on how to remove fallen leaves. We’ve also included tips on what to do with the fallen leaves afterwards.Read more
A common theme for many of us during the winter is leaving the house for work in the dark and returning home in the dark, with a bit of rain normally thrown into the mix. Whilst nothing can be done about the wet and gloomy winter days, by installing outside / garden lighting around the home, you can help ensure that the walk up the path isn’t a leap of blind faith.
There are a number of outside / gardening light options available, depending on your requirements and budget, and at BuySpares we’ve selected three which we think you should be considering, in the form of….Read more
As sad as it is, summer is almost over and it’s time to put your gardening appliances such as your lawnmowers and trimmers away for the winter months; but before you do so it’s important to carry out some maintenance work, to ensure that come next spring your garden appliance is ready to be used – helping to keep your garden in top condition; and below we’ve shared our vital tips for your garden appliances.Read more