Why its easier than you think to give your garden kerb appeal

Although we spend a lot of time planning out the hidden delights of our back gardens, space at the front of the house too often becomes a neglected wilderness. Broken paving, overgrown borders, and a general air of scruffiness take over quickly. But the space at the front of our houses is vital – a transitional space between public and…

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What Can You Learn From Scandinavian Garden Design?

Scandinavian inspired designs are a very popular decor trend for the home at the moment. The minimalist designs that make more from less are taking over more traditional and cluttered designs. This trend is starting to spill out into the garden and people are opting to take inspiration from these stripped back designs. If you’re looking to make some changes…

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3 Unusual Garden Hacks That Can Save Money In The Long Term

Gardening is a lovely hobby to have and it can massively improve the aesthetic appeal of your home. But, did you know that your garden can actually help you save money too? It sounds crazy, but it’s the truth. There are some weird and wonderful garden hacks that will make your garden look amazing while also saving money for you…

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Don’t Damage Your Garden With These Dreadful Decisions

So you’re thinking about redesigning your garden, whether you have just moved in to your new place, or it’s been long overdue, there are many common mistakes that are made that you will want to avoid at all costs. Here are a few examples. No plan First and foremost, no matter how many ideas you think you have that’ll be…

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The Start of a New Garden From the Beginning

When we moved into our new house at the end of June, I had great plans on designing the new garden. I love gardens, the outdoor space, the tranquility, the plants, nature. I adore it all. I knew when we bought off plan that the house had a pretty rectangular shaped garden, much better than our hilly garden in the…

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The Humble Honey Bee and Humanity

As you know I have always been a keen gardener and the most important thing to a gardener is the honey bee. Farmers around the world depend on bees to pollinate their crops, without the bees we ultimately have no food. So I’m sharing this infographic with you today on how honey bees affect the world around us. As I…

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How Decking Can Transform Your Garden

Decking is a great way to enhance your garden. It can make your outdoor space look better, and give you more capacity to enjoy it. You can use your decking area to house a seating area, or fill it with attractive plants to make it a focal point. If done right, decking can add value to your home, but if…

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Blooming Marvelous Gardening Advice for Beginners

Now that the warmer weather is finally here, you will probably be wanting to get outside in your garden as much as possible. And you may even decide that this is your year to take up gardening! If you have never really tried it before, it is a very rewarding activity that many people also find very therapeutic. If you…

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A Child and Wildlife Friendly Garden For The Summer

For most children, there can’t be anything more exciting than playing in the garden. For most parents, though, there isn’t anything more stressful on earth than their children playing in the garden. It’s one of those eternal dilemmas that we can’t resolve. There is a way to make them child-safe without making them dull. Outdoor activities are essential in the…

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Top Tips to Safe Proof Your Pool Area

The other day I posted about ways to enhance and modernise your pool area, but never covered safe proof your pool area. With young children around this is a must for any family. A backyard pool is a privilege that should be enjoyed free of stress. If you’ve got small kids and pets running around your backyard, they are going…

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Enhance Your Pool Area With a Modern Touch

Now that spring is on the way, it won’t be too long before we’ll be back in our gardens once again. If you have a pool area, that’s naturally going to be the focal point of your outdoor living, so it’s important you’re happy with how it looks and works. Image Source: Wikimedia

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Green-Fingered or All Thumbs? How You Can Create a Low Maintenance Garden

As a busy mum, it can be hard to find time to spruce up the garden. If there is ever any downtime, it can be nice to just relax, get some work done, or get some much-needed jobs done around the house. So the garden doesn’t really feature, especially over the winter months. This spring, though, everything will be blooming…

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Is Your Garden Child Safe?

When we become a parent, we want to spend as much time with our children as possible. We want their younger years to be filled with joy, happiness and fun, and as a result of this we try our best to keep them entertained and content through a range of different activities. As they get older, their needs will change…

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