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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 – 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 [...]

Landscaping Adventures – August 2020- replacing old slabbing with new slabbing and creating privacy within a garden.

By |2020-09-04T13:23:24+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Design, Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |

  Our Client asked us to replace the old slabbing with new slabbing.  We used Harvest 900 x 60mm slabs.  We also added some raised plant beds along the fencing to create privacy, where Climbing plants will be planted. Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any garden maintenance matters, including hedge trimming and tree/shrub [...]

How to grow numerous Vegetable crops in just one pot.

By |2020-08-18T15:48:51+01:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: Gardener's advices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How to grow a number of Vegetable crops in just  one pot. (For late Summer/Early Autumn planting) 4 Chard Plants. 3  Kale Plants. 5 Early maturing Garlic Cloves such as 'Early Purple Wight'. Broad Bean Seeds for Autumn sowing such as 'Acquadulce Claudia'. A large pot - plastic or terracotta - at least 45cm diameter with [...]

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 [...]