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Landscaping Adventures – Creating a more spacious, low maintenance space.

By |2020-10-02T11:08:37+01:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Design, Garden Maintenance, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Client's brief was that we create a more spacious, but low maintenance space, so that our Client could enjoy the garden. We swapped the turf for artificial grass and laid Harvest Sandstone Slabs with Spey chippings to match.  Our Client was very happy with the finished result and we were very pleased to have been [...]

Little gardening jobs for golden Autumnal days.

By |2020-09-25T12:11:13+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Design, Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The leaves have started to fall and our garden is bathed in a lovely golden Autumnal light.  Now is a great time to enjoy spending some time outdoors just to enjoy the colourfulness and fruitfulness of the Season. And whilst we are doing this, it might also be a good time to: Plant some bulbs ready [...]

Let GardensRus plant some happiness for you.

By |2020-09-25T12:12:28+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Design, Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , |

Let GardensRus plant some happiness for you. Please do contact us regarding your garden design, garden landscaping and garden maintenance requirements. We are always very happy to spread a little happiness. Phone:  01506-871-961 Mobile:  07584 324920 Email:  info@gardens-r-us.scot  

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Improving our soil ready for Spring.

By |2020-09-25T12:12:11+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is always around this time of year as I am slowly starting to put the garden to bed that I ask myself the question 'what can I put directly on my soil that will break down over winter and that will provide the soil  with nutrients and a better texture ready for next year's flowers, [...]

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 – Creating a front garden based on a back garden.

By |2020-08-25T11:16:49+01:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Design, Garden Maintenance, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our Client asked that we create a design for the front garden that would match the design and materials that have been used within the back garden.  The materials that have been used in the back garden are materials that are pleasing to the eye and of low maintenance. We acted upon our Client's instructions and [...]

August Garden Diary – Five Flower Garden Tasks.

By |2020-08-18T15:23:30+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here are five tasks to do  in the Flower Garden in August: After flowering, prune Rambling Roses. Carry on hoeing the soil to keep the weeds down.  This should be done in dry and warm weather to ensure that any weed seedling left on the soil die back and do not regrow. Stake perennials such as [...]

How to care for Hydrangeas.

By |2020-08-18T15:01:45+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Garden Maintenance, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Hydrangeas seem to be at their most stunning this year, so what is the best way to care for them and keep them looking at their best? Here are some tips: Water the Hydrangea throughout the growing season.  Large Leaf Hydrangeas require more water than other varieties.  It helps to use a soaker hose in order [...]