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”
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”
If you love growing your own fruit and vegetables, it is important to make sure that you are maintaining the right temperature for all your plants. You might need to protect the new shoots in the winter, while in the summer it can get too hot for some of the plants. Below you’ll find a few tips on how to manage the climate and temperature in your greenhouse all year round. Continue reading “How to Maintain the Right Climate In Your Greenhouse All Year Round”
Gardening for me has become a hobby that I love and with each year that we live here, I am even more determined to perfect ours. Unfortunately, our gardening tools are starting to fail us and we’ve been living with a secondhand lawnmower that has the handle taped together in a desperate attempt to save it for a little longer and a grass trimmer that gave up the ghost years ago– leaving me to trim all the border edges with garden scissors… yep, its a tedious job but the perfectionist in me just cannot leave it! Continue reading “Review: VonHaus Lawnmower and Grass Trimmer from Domu”
Matching garden furniture trends with garden design just got easier with this fantastic guide. Garden furniture is essential for any outdoor space and just by changing this key item, you can add an extra zing to the space. But how?
If you love flowers and a range of bees and beautiful butterflies, then chances are you’ll love having your own wildflower meadow in your garden – something which is possible even if you have only a modest amount of space.
Not sure? Here are some very convincing reasons to create a beautiful wildflower meadow in your garden this year: Continue reading “Why You Should Create a Wildflower Meadow in Your Garden”
When you’ve got kids, your garden changes a little. It goes from your space to relax, unwind and entertain, to your kids play paradise. Kids absolutely love being outdoors, playing in the mud or riding their bikes. In no time, you can find that all of your lovingly planted flowers have been trodden on, your garden has been overrun with outdoor toys, and the decking that once played home to family BBQs and summer parties is now covered in mud and houses only broken toys and a paddling pool.
While it’s great to let your kids explore safely outside, it doesn’t mean that you have to lose everything you once loved about your outside area. There’s no reason that you can’t all have the garden of your dreams. It’ll just take a little planning and effort. Here are some tips to help you get it just right.