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summer

28/06/2019
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Create The Perfect Outdoor Living Space With Instant Hedging

Summer is the perfect time to get out in the garden and enjoy the weather. There’s no need to stay cooped up in the house when you can still enjoy all of your home comforts, just with the sun over your head. With so many quirky ways to bring nature indoors, we have a few ideas on how to use instant hedging to bring the indoors outdoors instead. Designs and Styles Block out unwanted views When entertaining guests in the garden, the last thing you want is an unsightly view.... Read More

26/06/2019

Create tantalising cocktails using ingredients from your garden

The sun finally seems to be peeping out from behind the clouds, which can only mean one thing… long summer days spent outside in the garden. And what better way to enjoy the sunny weather than by mixing up your own cocktail concoction using ingredients grown yourself? These three simple recipes will keep you refreshed throughout the springtime and summer. Lavender Lemonade  Easy to grow and with a beautiful aroma, Lavender is full of goodness. If you’re tired of your average lemonade recipe, this is a great recipe to try,... Read More

01/08/2016

August gardening advice

Before I start talking about what to do in the garden this month, I want to begin by saying that the number one priority for august is to enjoy your garden and everything it has to offer at this time of year. Embrace the colourful flowers, enchanting scents and heaps of garden wildlife that are out in their numbers and (fingers crossed) plenty more sunshine. It’s summer time and its easy to forget that garden maintenance is a must, so here’s a few gardening jobs for august: Water – Remember to water and feed... Read More

Birds nest 31/07/2015

Creating a hedgehog haven: What you can do to help your local hogs (and other animals too)

Wildlife flits in and out of your garden over the summer months and into autumn. There are a number of ways to help animals not only survive, but flourish. Making a garden animal friendly will help to attract all kinds of wildlife, with insects, birds and small mammals like hedgehogs seeing the garden as their own little haven. Sadly the number of hedgehogs and other species of wildlife in the UK is decreasing, take a look at the RSPB’s 2016 state of nature report for some worrying statistics. So follow... Read More

Pruning shears 26/06/2015

What kind of gardener is your dad?

Father’s Day may have been and gone but there’s still plenty of time to celebrate the most important man in your life. For gardening dads everywhere there’s an exciting summer ahead for harvesting crops and adding the final touches to a beautiful outdoor space – so long as the weather holds out for us! Not everyone tends to their garden in the same way though; whether he’s always pruning the hedges to perfection or you won’t find him without a watering can, we ask what kind of gardener is your... Read More