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 […]

Bin Storage Is No Longer a Luxury – It’s a Necessity

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What do Stoke-on-Trent and Cambridge have in common? How about Dublin and Dunstable? Or even Neath and Coventry? The answer is that all six places have recently been in the news for a criminal craze that is sweeping our towns and cities. Incidents of bin theft have dramatically increased and, to be fair to 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 […]

A Brief History of the English Garden

The garden truly is an integral part of an Englishman’s home. Whatever its size or makeup, it allows us an immediate opportunity to connect with nature, bask in the sun and take in some fresh air. It provides a useful social platform too. It’s a place to enjoy a cool drink with friends, tuck into […]

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, […]

Portable Gardens: Making Gardening and Healthy Eating Fun for Children

Described by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a “serious global public health challenge”. Childhood obesity has now reached critical levels. Data from the Health Survey for England reveals that over 31% of British children aged between 2 and 15 are now classed as overweight or obese. So are portable gardens are the future? Further […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wheelie Bins That Put Themselves Out: A Prank?

wheelie bin prank

Do you find yourselves arguing about who’s turn it is to put the wheelie bins out? It’s a chore that nobody likes to do. British inventor and YouTube extraordinaire Colin Furze has come up with a solution that the whole family is going to love… a remote-controlled wheelie bin! Made as a prank to fool […]

Wheelie Bin Storage Solution: Keeping Your Rubbish Out of Reach from Wildlife

Whether you live out in the countryside or in the centre of London. Chances are, you will have experienced the local wildlife raiding your wheelie bins! No longer just a problem for those living in rural areas. The urban fox is now widespread in most UK cities, as are rats, mice, cockroaches and ants. If […]