Tag Archives: safe gardening

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 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 […]

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 […]

Grow Your Own Christmas Dinner

christmas veg

Many of us wouldn’t think of looking any further than Tesco for our Christmas dinner meat, veg and all the trimmings, but by far the best way to get the freshest produce is to grow your own. Why not make a resolution to make your Christmas dinner full of homegrown produce next year? Here’s how: […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Reasons Why You Need a Wheelie Bin Storage Unit

Wheelie Bin Cleaning

There is no doubt about it, wheelie bins are practical. Especially if you live in a large family home that generates lots of household waste. But the fact is, they do nothing for your kerbside appeal. Big, bulky, and often brightly coloured, wheelie bins can be a real eyesore for proud homeowners. Which is why […]