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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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 Things To Add To Your Garden That Your Toddler Will Love

There are lots of reasons why you should allow your toddler to spend time in the garden. For one thing, the fresh air can be good for them. The open space allows them to run around and play without restriction. Also, you don’t have to worry about spills and marks when they are playing around in the garden. To make…

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Make The Most Out Of Your Garden – Turn It Into A Hangout Spot!

Just because Autumn is here and it’s colder out, doesn’t mean you can’t still get out and spend time in the garden. Source: Wikimedia Commons Even though your garden might not see much action until Spring, it might be a good idea to upgrade it now. A lot of garden supplies and equipment go on discount during months with less…

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Bird Feeder Gift Box Review & Giveaway

Growing up around animals on a small holding gave me such a love for nature and all widlife. This time of year as Autumn is here and Winter is creeping upon us give a thought for the birds in your garden. It’s cold and food is getting harder to find, so why not set up a bird feeder in your…

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4 Home Tasks That Can be Made Fun for the Kids

It’s a good idea to get your children involved in managing the home while they’re still young. But this isn’t about making them do the housework as some kind of punishment. It can be made fun and interesting for them if you take the right kind of approach. In fact, there are some tasks around the home that always offer…

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Gardening For Kids: Getting The Little Ones Involved

Many people think of gardening as a hobby for older people. But it’s actually fun for all ages. If you have little ones, and you’re eager to get out and enjoy the garden, these tips will come in handy. Designing a child-friendly garden The best way to get the kids interested in gardening is to create a space, which inspires and…

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Composite Decking: The Key Factors To Get More From Your Installation

We have been thinking for a while about getting decking for our back garden. Looking up and researching composite decking is a very interesting topic. There are lots of key factors to think about and many ways you can get more from your installation especially in this gorgeous weather that we are having at the moment.   Photo Source: A…

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Gardening With Mobility Issues

Gardening with mobility issues is very hard for the elderly and people with disabilities. But why should they let this hold them back? Why not try to work around the disabilities? My dad is 87 years old and loves the outdoor life. He has practically lived outside all his life and still does so nowadays. Being elderly it’s hard for…

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7 Hints and Tips on Choosing a Greenhouse

Welcome back to 7 Hints and Tips Thursday. It’s been a while since I wrote one of these posts and today I have a really useful one for you. It’s on how you go about choosing the correct greenhouse for you. As you know I love gardening and I have been thinking about greenhouses for a while. I have always…

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My Sunday Photo 12/06/2016

I just happened to walk past this gorgeous Rose in my dads garden the other day and it really caught my eye. The pink/red colour is just so beautiful – nature at it’s best.  Happy Sunday! 

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My Sunday Photo – 15/05/2016

This week with the warmer Cornish weather the sun has brought out my red azalea bush. It really is a gorgeous colour. My pink azalea is more in the shade so has yet to bloom. I forgot to take a photo of the white one in my garden. I just love the bright colours of azaleas. They just make me…

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My Sunday Photo – 24/04/2016

I had to use this gorgeous picture of the daisies in my garden as My Sunday Photo taken from the walk I did earlier in the week in my Garden. I hope you are having a great Sunday!    

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