From the day we moved into our forever home, there was a lot of work we needed to do. Don’t get me wrong, my father-in-law built it up pretty much from scratch; but as he got older and after my mother-in-law passed away, he sort of ‘let it go’ and lost the will. And then, he passed also. But, it meant we got pretty much a blank canvas to build upon. Being a creative person, my head was overflowing with ideas. Especially after living in a flat for the previous five years, I was absolutely ecstatic to finally have not one garden, but three! Read more
With Spring just around the corner, no doubt you’ll be thinking about getting your house and garden in shape. There are many aspects to a garden, yet one of the most integral is often overlooked.
The importance of the common garden lawn is in many ways akin to the living room of your house; it’s where you’ll host barbecues and garden parties… play hide and seek… create fun waterslides… and all sorts of other fun summertime activities – yet it is often taken for granted. Read more
If you are looking for extreme ways to shake up your garden, a swimming pool has got to be the biggest change you would ever have! Of course, with a great swimming pool comes great responsibility. The first thing we all think of when a swimming pool comes to mind is long hot summers, lazing by the pool. And if you are anywhere in the vicinity of Lincolnshire, you know that long hot summers aren’t always the most dominant reason to have a swimming pool! But there are some fantastic reasons, and not so fantastic reasons to have one installed in your back garden. Read more
It’s been cold, it’s been wet, it’s been winter. So we can understand why you would neglect your garden a little bit. For one, it’s hard to get things done when the ground is either frozen, or wet through. We’re unfortunate enough to experience more rainy sad days, than happy sunny ones. But, when the weather is good, you need to be making the most of your garden. It might feel like we’re a far cry away from the warmer weather, but at least spring is creeping up on us. And spring is the perfect time for flowers to blossom, and gardens to grow. So to help you stop neglecting one of the most important parts of your garden, here are our tips. Read more
Having an awesome garden is almost as important as having an awesome home. Whether you’re trying to sell your home and increase its value or simply create somewhere you love to spend time, you’re going to want to work on adding the right things to give your garden the oomph it sorely needs.
The following things can help to give your garden more personality. Don’t neglect it just because it isn’t inside of your house – it’s one of the first things that people see! Read more