Planning Your Garden

Gardening is an activity that is enjoyed by practically hundreds of millions of people around the world. It can be enjoyed by the very young to the very old, as it is a very gentle activity that does not require great feats of strength (or great strength of feet!). It can bring enhanced value to a home, and it can…

View Post

Get Your Garden Ready For The Summer

It’s the start of the new year, and for that reason alone should be enough of a drive to get you transforming your garden into one that will be forever remembered. You see, it’s still pretty cold outside, but now is a better time than any to start working on your garden, so by the time the spring and summer…

View Post

Garden Home Office Ideas

I’ve always liked the idea of having a garden home office. The garden has always been my favourite space. It’s where I can have a few moments to myself away from the kids. When I can I spend my spare time outside pottering around with the fruit patch, and of course the chickens! As my blog and freelance writing business…

View Post

Top 3 Advantages of Artificial Grass in Your Garden

Lawns can be hard work, which is why a growing number of people are opting for artificial turf for their property. Not only does a natural lawn require a high degree of care to keep it looking good, but it is also very vulnerable to developing bald patches due to the actions of pets or children. If you want an…

View Post

5 Tips On Creating A Child Friendly Garden

As my toddler gets older she is loving the outdoors more than ever. This Summer the weather was amazing and she was outside before 9 am most days and didn’t come in until nearly bedtime. I have made sure that the garden is a child friendly garden by following these tips. Of course I’m sure you have your own tips,…

View Post

How to make the most out of your home’s outside areas this winter

When winter rolls around, it is so easy to retreat into your home, wrap yourself up in jumpers and blankets and completely forget about the outside. After all, it will be cold and dark. Photo by photos_by_ginny from Pexels That does not mean, however, that you should consider the outside areas of your home to be out of bounds and…

View Post

Using your garden to deal with rising air pollution

Air pollution is a potentially an epidemic in the making. With 40,000 deaths in the UK each year linked to toxic air levels, and the potential for the first death certificate to have ‘toxic air’ cited as the primary cause of death, it is an invisible killer we shouldn’t ignore. But what can we do about it? Photo by veeterzy on Unsplash Obviously,…

View Post

4 Quick and Easy Tips On Ways to Make Your Garden Great

Gardening can be fun and this is especially the case if you have the time and money to devote to it. If you don’t have the time or the money however then this can cause problems because the whole thing can quickly become overgrown and you may even find that you can’t get on top of it again. If you…

View Post

Roundup Telescopic Wand with Total Gel Review

After the wonderfully hot dry weather we have had this Summer then a little rain, has brought up all the weeds in my garden. Everything was looking brown and dry. When the damp rain came the weeds, grass, and plants came to life. It always seems the weeds grow faster than the rest! So I was excited (yes I do…

View Post

Our Weekend Project – Chicken Coop Building

Over the past few weekends, my husband has been putting together our chicken coop and making a run for my dad’s three hens. As you may have read, I lost my dad 3 months ago and he had a small holding. All of my dad’s life he kept animals. The cattle went at the start of last week and now…

View Post

Beat Summer Holiday Boredom By Getting In The Garden

The six weeks or so that the children have for summer holidays from school can seem an awfully long time to a child. They get bored very easily, but just for a moment consider how it is for children in some other countries. For instance, in Spain, the holiday lasts 12 weeks, and in Australia, it is 10 weeks. These…

View Post

Overhaul Your Garden This Summer

Now that summer is in full swing, most of us are enjoying our time outside the house and exploring our gardens. If you have only just come out into your garden this year to start some work on it, you may already be faced with a 3-foot night lawn, flowers everywhere and a ton of weeds. There comes a time…

View Post

What tech products do you need to start using in your garden?

There are lots of new and innovative devices coming out all the time for the avid gardener — but which would benefit you the most? To find out which new tech product you need, check out this tech guide by Suttons — leading providers of hanging baskets — as we look at the top must-have pieces of technology for gardeners…

View Post