The beauty of autumn’s display of colour very quickly gives way to a carpet of dead leaves as winter arrives.
Posts Categorized: Garden Maintenance
A spot of long overdue sunshine does wonders for our sun-loving plants – but the recent dry spell has wreaked havoc on lawns across the country.
Hay fever can cast a serious shadow over the sunnier months for allergy sufferers – but what if the culprit of a particularly bad bout could be planted in your back garden?
Ivy can look fantastic climbing up the side of a house but it is also very easy to let it grow wildly out of control. While climbing plants such as ivy are a popular choice to bring character and interest to house and garden walls they do need to be carefully managed.
After the winter lawns can be left looking a little neglected and with the first bursts of sunshine making their presence felt spring is a good time to consider getting your garden ready for summer.
Spring is here and hopefully that means some much-need sun along with a healthy dose of rain to get everyone’s gardens flourishing.
With storms blowing in on a regular basis and frost and ice biting, winter is the time of year when garden fences feel the strain. If you find the fence around your house is starting to creak under the strain – or in the worst case scenario blows over completely – it could be time… Read more »
Autumn is a great time for gardeners to lay the foundations for springtime success. A little bit of effort before the first frost goes a long way to protecting your garden and keeping it in tip top condition. Really it could be seen as a spring clean for your garden, it’s just the opposite season!… Read more »
An Englishman’s home is his castle, so goes the saying, and for many years the outer boundary of that castle was quite often protected by a line of conifers. Green, lush, and, by and large, impossible to see through, conifers stood to attention at the end of gardens across the country. But something happened to… Read more »
Keeping your garden neat and organised is a time consuming and difficult job. Ordinary gardening activities like weeding, watering, pruning and mowing require a lot of effort and time. This is difficult for many people especially for the elderly and for people with busy working lives. By using low maintenance garden ideas, you can reduce… Read more »