You might be thinking that being outside in the garden is the last thing on your mind during autumn and winter. However, each season brings plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy the space you have, no matter how many layers you need to wear to stay warm. The change in the leaves, scenery, and wildlife can all bring the perfect opportunity for beautiful Instagram shots, and an environment to clear your head with plenty of fresh air. It’s currently the festive season, with New Year’s Eve just around the corner; a great excuse for a winter BBQ and a reason to get your besties over for an evening of frolics. It’s time to stockpile the blankets, gloves, and scarves, and begin planning how you’re going to make more of your outdoor space, whatever the weather (okay, maybe not if it’s pouring with rain). Continue reading “Feelin’ Fresh: Updating Your Outdoor Space, Even Though It’s Chilly”
There are lots of reasons why you might like to improve your garden this year and ensure you make the best use of the space you have available. If you plan to sell your house during the next couple of years, making these enhancements is sure to add value to your property. For those who intend on staying in their home for many years to come, improving the garden will ensure you can spend a lot of time outside enjoying nature. Of course, the actions you take will depend on the size of your yard and how much you can afford to spend. However, there is something for everyone in this post, and so you are sure to find some inspiration if you grab a coffee and sit down for the next ten minutes. Once you read this article; you can create your plan of action! Continue reading “How To Create A Functional And Attractive Garden Space”
Often there’s a conflict when it comes to gardening, and it’s between having an attractive and practical outdoor space and ensuring that this safe for the kids. However, you will be pleased to find out that it is possible to do both. A topic you can learn more about in the post below. Continue reading “Stunning, Practical, And Safe: Creating A Garden That Is Child Friendly”
When the sun is shining everybody wants to hang out in the garden and enjoy a warm evening outside. You haven’t given your garden much love and attention for several years now, but you know it is time to create a lush outdoor space for summer. There are many ways you can approach a project like this; you just need to spend some time exploring your options. Whether you are hoping to make a huge impact with a new rooftop garden or make a small tweak by adding beautiful flowers, you can finally have the garden of your dreams this summer.
Maintaining a garden can be as easy, or as complicated as you choose to make it. Selecting the sort of flowers you want blooming in your garden, and the type of space you want to create right at the beginning of your gardening journey can determine how much time and effort you will commit to keeping your garden in tip-top condition. Whether you have a small garden, a yard, or an expanse of space, these tips will certainly help. Continue reading “How does your Garden grow? Gardening tips for a lush, outdoor space”
Our love of the garden has never changed, but pretty much every other aspect of our lives have seen dramatic evolutions. So, if you want to make the most of your backyard space, it’s imperative that it is designed with modern living in mind.
So, what are the best ways to bring practicality to your garden this summer? Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading “The Practical Gardener: Building A Backyard Suited To Modern Living”
Most of us have a fairly good understanding of what we need to do to keep our homes secure. Make sure we’re always keeping the front door locked, install a security alarm, and keep nothing on display that might inspire passersby to try their luck at breaking and entering, and job done, right? Perhaps not. Most burglaries don’t happen by chance; they’re targeting. And most don’t occur through the front of the house – criminal target the garden, which is often better hidden and laxer when it comes to security. To ensure you’re not targeting this way, we’ve put together a few useful tips that’ll up the security levels of your garden. Continue reading “Living in Peace: Tips For Making Your Garden More Secure”