Category: Gardening

Grow your own potted potatoes

Even if you do not have a vegetable garden it is still possible to grow your own produce as long as you are willing to be a little bit inventive. Most vegetables and salad can be grown in pots either on a patio or a balcony so that the resulting produce can be enjoyed without [Continue]

It’s easy to grow your own herbs

You do not have to be a gardening expert to grow your own produce and this is even more the case with growing your own herbs. All you need is a suitable container, some soil and either seeds or young plants to start you off. It is a good idea to have a range of [Continue]

Is gardening enjoyable?

For some people, there is nothing better than getting out in the garden and getting your hands dirty, for others, there is nothing worse! Gardening really is one of those things you often either love or hate. You may not enjoy gardening but do it because you get satisfaction out of it looking nice afterwards. [Continue]

How to build the perfect rockery

If you have an area of land within your garden that doesn’t have a purpose then you may want to turn it in to a rockery. A rockery can look extremely attractive and once established, is often very low maintenance. To create a rockery you first need to lay the foundations. You may wish to [Continue]

Building a Gazebo in your Garden

Senior man setting up beach parasol

Building a gazebo is easier than you might think. It can be used as a quiet spot to sit, as a place to entertain or as a supporting structure for plants and flowers. However you use your gazebo, it will make a big difference in your outdoor space.   You can build a gazebo from [Continue]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing Pansies

Pansies are available in a wide range of colours, including orange, yellow, purple and white, amongst many others. They can be grown in pots or planted in borders, and they can even be used as ground cover as well if you want to achieve a flower meadow feel in your garden. Here is a guide [Continue]

Bulbs That Will Flower in July

As we move further into the summer months, lots of plants and flowers will be springing into life. There are many flowers that begin to come out around the month of July (as long as we have good enough weather in the UK of course!) Here are some gardeners’ favourite flowers for this time of [Continue]

Grow Allium Bulbs For Beauty

Allium Bulbs flourish all through the temperate regions of the world. Although their native habitats vary from mountain slopes to Middle East hot meadows and cooler woodlands of North America, all have common characteristics. They all have a family resemblance in root, leaf, flower and aroma. All of them are hardy bulbs. All have simple [Continue]

Some Gardening Tips to Help You This Spring

  Spring is an exciting time for gardeners. It’s the time when everything begins to come to life and your garden begins to get itself ready for the warmer weather ahead. It’s also a time that can be difficult for gardeners as there is a lot to do. Here are some top tips to get [Continue]