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How to clean your Garden Pond

A pond can be a beautiful and rich addition in the right garden. They can become the home of plants, fish, snail and toads. Ponds do also require maintenance which includes a periodic cleaning...

5 Things Your Lawn Is Trying To Tell You (And What To Do About It)

5 Things Your Lawn Is Trying To Tell You (And What To Do About It)

Weeds aren’t the only things that can get your lawn down. There are plenty of other problems and scenarios that it has to deal with, and often it is going to need your help!...

Taking Care of Your Flowers in Winter

Taking Care of Your Flowers in Winter

With the cold months well and truly here, it’s time to think about taking care of your flowers during the winter. It’s important to take precautions during the winter, otherwise you’re likely to find...

Advantages of Hiring Professional Lawn Mowing Services

One of the major tasks that come along with having a garden is maintaining it. This not only implies watering the lawn and plants but also means keeping your lawn trimmed. Having to do...

What is Chlorosis

Chlorosis is a disease that can affect your plants, it is defined by a lack of chlorophyll in the plant leaves. Chlorophyll is a pigment in the cells of plant leaves and is responsible...


Caulophyllum is a genus with a single species in cultivation, C.thalictrioides. This plants grows to one foot, has tuberous roots and produces yellow flowers in the spring. Plant them in November with partial shade....

Defensive Gardening

Plants to deter burglars Selecting the right plants can help to protect your home by deterring burglars. The police recommend planting spiky or prickly plants in hedges, along paths and beneath windows that burglars...

Giant Hogweed

Giant hogweed is striking in appearance, with flowering stems up to 3.6m (12 ft) tall high. However, it is recognised as an invasive species that crowds out native species, particularly on riverbanks and, once established, is difficult to control as it seeds prolifically.

Wall Dressing

Bare expanses of brick work, like tall panel fences, present a challenge to the garden designer. Outbuildings such as garages being the most common culprits.

June in the Garden

June is a wonderful month in the garden as borders burst to life and trees fill out. However, it’s also a busy month, with bulbs to be lifted, seeds to pot on and frequent mowing.

Balcony Magic

Balconies bring a touch of country to the city home, a place to eat alfresco and make the most of sunny days, and if plants are carefully chosen, a year-round green oasis.

The Beauty of Water

Water is endlessly versatile – a tiny bubble fountain can suffuse a small patio with the relaxing sound of moving water while in the larger garden, a natural swimming pool may provide a stunning centrepiece.

May in the Garden

Summer is just around the corner! The work you do now will pay dividends later in the season.

Growing Vegetables in Containers

Vegetable gardening in containers is a great solution for those who would like to grow fresh vegetables but don’t have space for a full vegetable patch.

Gardening for Your Location

Considering your location Your location determines which plants will grow most successfully in your garden, which plants you should avoid, and even how early in the spring you can begin planting. The further north...

Window Boxes

Window boxes allow us to brighten up even the smallest area with seasonal colour and foliage.