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Scents in the Garden

2020-04-16T11:09:56+01:00August 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

                There are lots of things to consider when planning out your garden like the types of plants and shrubs to grow, how well they grow together, the conditions they thrive in etc. Something you're maybe less likely to have immediately considered is the fragrance your flowers produce and [...]


Healing Herbs to Grow in the Garden

2020-04-16T11:09:56+01:00August 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

There are a multitude of healing herbs and plants available to grow in your garden or window boxes all with a variety of properties.  Here are some examples of healing flowers and plants and some suggestions about using them in herbal teas. Nettles Probably the best know medicine found in the garden is the doc [...]


Make your own Compost

2020-04-16T11:09:56+01:00August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

Creating a compost heap in your garden is a cheap and easy way to dispose of your garden and household waste. It will provide you with an environmentally friendly way to nourish your soil with nutrient rich matter. What Container Should Be Used?  As for containing your compost you have a few different options. There are [...]


Encouraging Wildlife Into Your Garden

2020-04-16T11:09:57+01:00July 27th, 2017|Categories: Garden Maintenance|

In this day and age there is much talk about the decline of wildlife and nature across the world. We can all play a part in helping to encourage our wildlife neighbours by creating even a small space in the garden for grass and flowers to grow freely i.e. untouched by human hands! This doesn't mean [...]


How to grow lavender in your garden

2020-04-16T11:09:57+01:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Gardener's advices|

Whatever the size of your garden, you may be considering adding lavender as a beautiful touch around your porch or to fill borders. What’s great about this plant is that it grows tall and wide, has a beautiful smell and attracts bees. Where to grow lavender You can choose to put lavender along garden paths [...]


How To Feng Shui Your Garden

2020-04-16T11:09:57+01:00July 4th, 2017|Categories: Gardener's advices|

Many people would have heard of feng shui in the home, but did you know that you can create good feng shui in your garden, too? By starting in the garden, you can encourage good energy around your home, allowing it to flow into your house. For many, feng [...]


10 Quick Fixes for your Garden This Summer

2020-04-16T11:09:57+01:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Garden Maintenance|

With some sunny weather drawing closer, you may be looking out on your garden with a little anxiety. The winter may have been a little unkind to your outdoor space – old flowers haven’t grown back, weeds have taken over and the lawn could look unkempt and a little worse for wear. If you [...]


Flowers to sow and grow in your Garden in June

2020-04-16T11:09:58+01:00June 15th, 2017|Categories: Gardener's advices|

It is a great time of year to get out in the garden and plant some flowers. Many people may think they have missed the boat with planting or sowing seeds, but actually there are still some flowers you can get away with this late on in the year. You’ll need to go to your [...]


Garden Design Concepts

2020-04-16T11:09:58+01:00June 7th, 2017|Categories: Design|

How to Smarten up your Garden in 3 Easy Steps It’s that time of year when we want to get out in our gardens – but the recent winter may have meant we have neglected our lawns and flower borders, making them look a little worse for wear. It doesn’t have to take a lot [...]

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