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?
With winter hopefully being left behind, it is the perfect time to get out in the garden to begin to get it summer ready. To sort it out ready for the new growth, new planting and of course for the kiddies. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve had to say to Jake it’s too cold or wet to enjoy being out there so I am definitely ready for this to change.
I’ve worked hard to transform our tiny garden over the last few years and it has become a Continue reading “Getting the Garden Summer Ready”
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 set you up for creating a family garden that everyone will love!
If you are a regular reader of my blog you will know that gardening is one of my passions. However, you will also know that when we were in the process of house buying this was, unfortunately, the one area that we had to compromise on due to house prices and even though we have now lived in our new build for 6 years, I am still working hard on the garden in order to mature it Continue reading “Bringing Your Garden To Life With Trees”