Sure to be a talking point with guests and a unique way to feature your plants, DIY planters are the perfect way to make a statement in your garden. Check out these 5 example ideas for some inspiration!
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It may seem like an age since you were last able to get out into your garden. But with spring nearly here, it’ll soon be time to begin seriously thinking about your lawn’s first cut of the year. When it comes to the first cut, it isn’t as simple as just getting the lawnmower out of your shed. Instead, to ensure your lawn remains a luscious green there are a few steps that you need to take.
As the weather starts to become colder and more autumnal, it’s important to prep and tidy your garden. No matter how big or small your garden is, taking steps to prepare it for winter will ultimately help it look its best when spring comes around! Learn more about maintaining your garden for the coming months.
What are your bank holiday weekend plans? Avid gardeners will no doubt be spending their bank holiday watering, pruning and harvesting (weather allowing of course).
Spring is in full bloom, with its abundance of flowers and colourful tree blossoms, signalling that summer isn’t far away. Unfortunately spring also brings unwelcome plants in the form of weeds, taking up space and sprouting in areas around the home like the patio and garden. They also cause allergies and some like giant hogweed are notorious for being difficult to remove. If you don’t want to use chemical sprays and solutions, there are natural alternatives you can try, which might just work before more decide to sprout up. Learn more about what natural products you can use.
As it is still winter we understand that thinking about your garden isn’t top on your list of priorities. However if you are thinking of changing your garden, these garden trends for 2018 might provide you with some much needed inspiration. You can also plan for any changes to your garden now so it can be ready for the warmer months. Time to dig out those gardening gloves!
If you’re looking to spruce up your home, houseplants are a great addition to rooms. Even if you’re not particularly green-fingered, there are plenty of low maintenance options to choose from. These plants have the added benefit of being air-filtering, cleaning the air from pollutants found in household products. The research to support this was done by NASA scientists who identified the most effective houseplants for filtering toxins and pollutants from the air.
The abundance of fallen leaves and their familiar red and yellow hues can only mean one thing, autumn is here! With the excitement of summer gone and the looming change to stormy wet weather, get your home autumn ready with our top tips.
It’s fun to see what wildlife enters your garden and it is something kids also will love to see. We have created some hints and tips to help attract wildlife to your gardens this autumn.Read more
Autumn is well and truly on its way in the UK, some may even say winter has already arrived. With every new season, we like to provide you with the best tips and tricks to get your garden ready, to make sure it’s in the best conditions. Carry on reading to find out how to get your garden ready for the autumnal weather.Read more