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Landscaping Adventures – Building a garden from scratch.

By |2020-09-15T11:01:04+01:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Clients' house was a new build house and we designed and landscaped the garden from scratch.  We installed new fences either side of the garden and incorporated  promenade slabbing and turf.  We also added a plant bed at the bottom of the garden so that we were able to plant some trees for privacy.  A [...]

Landscaping Adventures – Creating a low maintenance garden with easy to reach raised planters.

By |2020-09-15T11:01:22+01:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Our Clients wished us to create a low maintenance garden with easy to reach raised planters.  We used basic slabs with timber sleepers and created a brick border for  a middle plant bed. Our Clients were very happy with the completed works and we were very pleased to have been of assistance.

September – Now is the time….

By |2020-09-14T12:50:30+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

Now is the time to: Sow Sweetpeas ready for next Spring. Continue Deadheading Plants. Plant out Spring bedding. Plant out Daffodil Bulbs. Buy Wallflowers to plant out immediately. Enjoy the ever changing Landscape. And please do take a look at our online shop www.gardens-r-us.scot/shop for your plants and sundries.    

How to ripen Green Tomatoes.

By |2020-09-14T12:50:48+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

  As the days start to get cooler, it now becomes a race against time to ripen Tomatoes before the first frost appears.  So what can we do to hasten the ripening of our Tomatoes?   If the Tomatoes are in the greenhouse or indoors, the best thing to do is to cut any flowers off [...]

It is now time to give Evergreen Hedges a prune.

By |2020-09-14T12:51:05+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

    It is now a good time to prune evergreen hedges such as Box, Privet, Yew and Conifers - please give us a call with your requirements and to place a booking.   Phone:  01506 871961 Mobile:  07584324920 Email:  info@gardens-r-us.scot

Landscaping Adventures – ‘We would like our garden just to look better’

By |2020-09-14T12:51:21+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Design, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

Our Clients' brief was that they wanted the garden to 'look better'.  We replaced and extended the existing mono block pathway, which had been previously laid.  We also  added a promenade patio section with raised plant beds along the fencing.  We supplied evergreen climbers and a beautiful blossom tree.

Landscaping Adventures – September 2020- Creating raised decking with railings, slabs and raised sleeper plant beds.

By |2020-09-04T13:20:09+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , |

On facebook, we recently posted a 'sneaky peek' of a landscaping project which we were working on, which Jennifer had designed, and which we felt  very excited about.  Well here are the photographs of the completed works.  The design included composite decking with fortitude railings, promenade grey slabs and raised sleeper plant beds. Please do take [...]

Landscaping Adventures – August 2020 – Creating a Pathway across a garden for easier access on wet days.

By |2020-09-04T13:25:12+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The brief from our Client was for us to create a pathway from the house to the decking and then for the pathway to be carried on to the back gate.  Our Client wished for easier access across the garden, especially on wet days.  Our Client was very happy with the completed works and we were [...]

Landscaping Adventures – August 2020 – Levelling a garden and creating a space for entertaining.

By |2020-09-04T13:24:05+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Clients' garden lies on a slope.  Our Clients asked that we create a space where they could have a table and that  they be able to enjoy the area for entertaining purposes. We levelled two areas of the garden and created a small section for plants. We are pleased to say that our Clients were [...]