Just because we can’t soak in the sun any more all day, our garden should still be enjoyable. Even in the winter there is something to do outside, if nothing else, building a snowman. If you have a greenhouse, you will need to start moving your sensitive plants inside, so they will survive the severe weather. To make the most out of your autumn garden, get started with the transformation early. Read more
The garden is generally one of the most important parts of the home. As long as you are happy with the garden, you can generally say that you are happy with the experience of living in that home, so it is clearly something that needs a lot of time and respect put into it. Of course, not all gardens are made equal, and sometimes you move into a place which has a garden, but one which is barely serviceable as such. In those circumstances, it will be important to make sure that you know what to do to improve the garden, so that you can hopefully start to enjoy it as much as possible. In this article, we will take a look at just some of the must-have elements to any garden, so that you can achieve that much more easily. Read more
We’ve had a sizzling summer, and whilst summer is not technically over, it does appear to be drawing to a close with the nights slowly starting to draw in and the clouds taking place of what was once a scorching hot sun.
We still have the Bank Holiday weekend to look forward to, but this marks the wrapping up of the summer holidays, and shortly the kids will be back to school.
In fact, there’s a Stereophonics songs that sums up the feeling of this time of year, as the leaves begin to fall and there’s a certain buzz in the air amongst children as the school year begins, conkers begin to fall, and we look forward to the cosy celebrations of Halloween and Bonfire Night. Read more
To many people, having a swimming pool can often be a sign of wealth and status. For others, it’s a convenient way to get exercise and relax when the weather is hot. Either way, a swimming pool can be an attractive and useful addition to your garden, but there are also some cons that we have to discuss as well.
In this article, we’ll be showing you a few pros and cons to having a pool installed in your backyard. Read more
There’s a lot you can do in the garden to make it a more functional area; you can plant plenty of seeds, and split the beds up into a fruits and veg section, and then have a section for the flowers to go to make sure they trail along the path properly. You can also turn the entire space into a jungle, with plenty of overgrown trees and creeper plants, and a rock garden and pond to finish it all off. Either way, everyone has their own outdoor style, and you can do whatever you want with your garden to make sure it’s a paradise of your own making! Read more