Category Archives: Environment

Top 10 Tips for Sustainable Gardening

sustainable gardening

Gardening is good for your physical and mental health, but did you realise that many things you might use in your garden are bad for the environment. Like weed killers, pesticides, and artificial fertilisers to name just a few? We explore how you can make your gardening more sustainable. What is sustainable gardening? Nature actually […]

Would You Be Able to Identify Poisonous Plants?

poisonous plants

Even if you’re a keen gardener, you might not be aware of exactly which species of plants can actually be harmful or poisonous to humans. These plants are an important part of our ecosystem and many are a food source for insects and birds. They contain substances they need for their own survival which sometimes […]

Ten Tips For Decluttering Your Garden

Decluttering garden tips

Tips for decluttering your garden are here! Whether you have green fingers or can barely stand to be outside in your garden. There’s no denying that keeping on top of it is important for helping to keep your home looking tidy. It can be hard to know where to start or how to start decluttering […]

Keeping Your Garden Safe Over Winter

Winter garden

Keeping your garden safe and protected during the winter can be a hard task for any gardener. With the unpredictability of the British winter especially. It can be hard to know whether to prepare for snow, slight frost or just lots and lots of rain. One way to prevent your garden from dying completely during […]

The Gardeners Alphabet

Gardeners Alphabet

The garden can be a treasure trove of interesting species and features. To prove the fact, here’s a gardeners alphabet from A-Z of some of the things that might reside there; some quite common, others slightly more unusual. Gardeners Alphabet A-G A – Asparagus – A spring speciality and one of the delicacies of the […]

Garden Pests that thrive on Rubbish

Garden Pests

There are so many garden pests that thrive on rubbish. The garden is an integral part of an Englishman’s home, providing opportunities for leisure, fresh air and connecting with nature. However, as the gateway to the outside world, it also has the potential to become a dangerous place if not correctly managed. That’s because there […]

Your English Garden Has True ‘Capabilities’

Recycling Bin Storage

What do you know about Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown? Well, the saying goes that ‘an Englishman’s home is his castle’ and one of the key ingredients of any home is its garden. If you’re ‘green-fingered’, this might consist of a myriad of beautiful flowers; tasty, organic vegetables; a well-designed compost heap; and a carefully tended lawn, […]

Creative Conversions: Top 3 Shed Conversions for 2016

Shed Conversions

If your shed is cluttered with gardening equipment, overcrowded with patio furniture and covered in cobwebs. Now is the perfect time to give your garden a makeover. Shed Conversions are taking the gardening world by storm, there is now an official ‘Shed of the Year’ competition. Created for creative gardeners who have transformed their humble […]