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Common Garden Bins Problems and Solutions 

Common Garden Problems

Your garden can be your own haven from the world. The setting for fun family barbecues. A place to luxuriate over your morning coffee. But it is not without its problems, especially when it comes to bins. Here are some of the most common garden problems and solutions. Problem: The Great British Weather We’re approaching […]

How to Keep Your Lawn Recycling Bin Free This Autumn 

Recycling Bin Storage

If you’ve spent the summer getting your lawn into good shape, you’ll want to keep it that way. However, with the autumn comes blustery winds that will blow your recycling onto your garden. Want to keep your lawn recycling free this autumn? Invest in some recycling bin storage. How to secure your recycling bins When it comes […]

How to Clean Your Decking 

How To Clean Your Decking

Decking can transform any garden but it does take a bit of maintenance. The main thing you need to do to keep your decking looking its best is to keep it clean. If yours is in need of some TLC, here’s our guide on how to clean your decking. When should you clean your decking? […]

10 Ways To Make An Eco-Friendly Garden

eco friendly garden

With winters becoming wetter and longer and summers becoming hotter and shorter, we can be in no doubt that climate change is affecting everyday life in the UK. If you are concerned about climate change and its damaging effect on the environment. You can take steps like switching to renewable energy, lowering carbon footprint and […]

Deadly Shrubs You Do Not Want in Your Garden

If you’re a keen gardener, you want the best looking, most vibrant and fragrant plants in your garden. Not something poisonous, smelly or just downright dangerous. Here’s our guide to some of the most dangerous plants on earth that you definitely don’t want in your flower bed! Skunk Cabbage As you might guess by the […]

How Gardening Helps the Environment

If you love gardening, you’ll be pleased to know that it’s not only great for your physical and mental health, it’s pretty good for the environment too. This is because plants help purify the air, and so the trees, shrubs, vegetable crops, flowers, and herbs in your garden actually help reduce pollution. Plants release oxygen […]

How to Protect Your Garden from Heavy Rain

If you’re a seasoned gardener, you’ll probably be heard telling people rain is good for the garden when they complain about it. But in recent weeks, we’ve had a lot more rainfall than average, and this can do a lot of damage to gardens. Here are some tips on how to give your garden some […]

Things to Do in Your Garden Before You Jet Off On Holiday

So you’ve checked and double-checked that you have your tickets and passports. You’ve cancelled the newspapers and made sure your home is secure, but what about your garden? If your garden is your pride and joy, you don’t want to come back and find it full of dehydrated plants and weeds. To make sure all […]

Get your Greenhouse Ready for the Spring

Spring Greenhouse

Spring is a good time to clean your greenhouse to get rid of any pests and diseases it’s harbouring before spring arrives. This spring, it’s likely to contain far fewer plants than it does at other times of the year, and there’s not too much to do in the garden either, so you’ll have plenty […]

How to Set up Easter Egg Hunts in Your Garden

Easter Egg Hunt

It’s officially British springtime, and if you’re a keen gardener, you’re probably ready to get stuck into a season of new projects. But before you do, it’s Easter next weekend, so why not turn your garden into a place that’s full of fun for your children or grandchildren and have an Easter egg hunt? Craft […]

Ten weird things found buried in gardens

There are always jobs to do in the garden. From trimming hedges and planting, to completely renovating, or creating more space or suit your taste. These ordinary jobs can sometimes prove life-changing for some people. Or at the very least provide a weird story to tell at dinner parties. Especially with these garden finds! We […]

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 […]