Even though it’s quite warm in mainland England for this time of the year it’s still time to prepare for the winter months that still lay ahead. Here are some tips to help you tidy up your garden this month. 1) Clear up weeds, fork over beds and borders and incorporate as much organic matter […]Read More Vital maintenance for the colder months!
Let’s not beat about the bush, healthy living can be expensive. Even when I am taking advantage of the offers available at my supermarket, it is often cheaper to purchase ready meals, frozen or processed food when feeding the family. Still, with obesity on the rise, it is crucial that you try your hardest to […]Read More 7 everyday foods you can grow in our TruggyWug
Now you are officially back at work, it is time to start working on your January to do list. According to the Royal Horticultural Society, you have 10 things to do this month: 1. Recycle your Christmas tree This is assuming that you have a real Christmas tree and not an aesthetic one which goes […]Read More 10 things you must do this January!
Gardening is hard work. Getting up and down, lifting heavy plants, digging into the hard ground and ending up with blisters in places you didn’t know existed. With this winter set to be a wet one you don’t want to be on your knees gardening, feeling the cold water seeping through your trousers. Now is […]Read More Why raised beds are needed this winter
The weekend of ghosts and ghouls is now over, the stomach ache from eating your body weight in sweets is fading and you are wondering what to do next. Wednesday is the 5th November, the night where the skies become ablaze with light and friends gather around the bonfire for an intimate party. Bonfire night […]Read More Bonfire night bonanza!
After 20 years of selling Garden Buildings, you would think that we have seen everything you could do with them. However, we can across a blog by the Texas Gardener that showed an interesting way that Gazebo trellising can help you grow full sized melons. Most gardeners are deterred from growing them due to how […]Read More A unique twist on trellis growing
The clocks go forward on October 26th, meaning the days are becoming shorter and we have one less hour of sunlight a day. Over the last week we have had sporadic weather; hot sunshine, heavy rain, frost, fog, mist and breeze! This mix of weather will be playing havoc with your garden, and your desire […]Read More Advice from the Experts: Protecting Your Garden
You may have established from our DIY projects page that we adore wildlife and always encourage you to make your garden a haven for them. Wildlife can teach you, and your children, a lot about nature, life and death all whilst encouraging your garden to bloom to its full potential. Whilst the weather is still nice […]Read More Make your garden come alive with wildlife!
You send us a lot of pictures of your Garden Buildings and we love to see what you are doing with them. The way in which you design your garden around your garden building to truly show it off is fantastic. We have noticed that Gazebos appear to be standing on their own a lot, […]Read More Landscaping around a Gazebo