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    Gardens can at times get a little bit out of hand and maintenance is needed to ensure it looks good all year round. There are many different features that can make a garden really stand out, whether it’s a vibrant lawn, desirable furniture or even the latest gardening techniques. Landscapers are experts when it comes to getting the most out of an outdoor space; they can incorporate themes, open out spaces, and create different areas for different purposes. Seating areas can give people a place to relax, while lawns and flowered borders can be nice additions for enthusiastic gardeners. Transitions into houses, garages and other garden areas are also important, including pathways, patios, doors and steps are always important aspects.

    Ideas for Landscaping a Larger Garden

    Posted on November 26, 2017 at 1:39 pm

    A large garden space is a lovely thing to have, but it also takes more consideration. You will need to decide exactly how you would like to landscape your garden, and have a plan in mind so that it doesn’t end up looking haphazard. Here are some top landscaping ideas: Install a deck area. If the space is big enough, you will have room for a patio area as well. Choose a secluded spot and install a deck, as a place to sit and enjoy some peace. Have a pond – or several ponds. Make them into a little feature, with bridges and pathways. You could keep fish as well if you like. Create a rockery. This gives you the chance to plant cacti and other succulents. Have a rockery... Read More »

    Can you Grow Cucumbers in the UK?

    Posted on October 31, 2017 at 10:47 pm

    It is perfectly possible to grow cucumbers at home in the UK. You do need to be careful though, because these vegetable need some special growing conditions and if you do not provide these, it would be very easy to kill them. The first thing to do is to decide between a bush or a vine. A vine will need to be able to climb so make sure you have trellises or similar frames for them to grow up onto. You also need to make sure cucumbers are planted in warm earth. Don’t think about planting them until a good few weeks after the last frosts of winter. You can warm the earth up a little with plastic or start off a cucumber plant’s life in a greenhouse. Make sure... Read More »

    Tips for Maintaining Green Turf

    Posted on September 29, 2017 at 10:17 am

    Maintaining green turf is expensive but doing so gives you a healthy and lush-looking lawn. You need to take good care of this unique kind of grass once you have laid and rooted it. Be as cautious as possible until it spreads uniformly. The tips below will help you keep your lawn looking beautiful throughout the year and without much effort. 

    How to Grow Herbs Indoors

    Posted on September 2, 2017 at 4:57 pm

    Herbs can be very easy to grow indoors. Grow things like basil, parsley, mint, oregano and thyme easily inside your own home and have access to delicious fresh herbs whenever you want them. You should consider the herbs you want to grow carefully and choose ones that will grow well indoors. Usually, a window sill will be the best place to keep them as herbs tend to need a lot of warmth and sunlight. Buy herbs from somewhere like a garden centre or grow them from seed and purchase the seeds online. You can buy herb plants from places like supermarkets but they are probably not going to be in the best of health after sitting on a shelf with no sunlight. Supermarket herb plants tend to wilt and die... Read More »

    What to do With a Big Garden

    Posted on August 4, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Big gardens are lovely and lots of homeowners have one on their wishlist. It’s challenging to know what to do with them once you have one, though. Here are some ideas for planting a big garden area: Make it into a terraced garden if it is sloped. This will break the garden up into different areas and zones to give you variety. Vary the garden between plants, flowers and grasses. They will all bloom and flourish at different times of the year, so there will be something of interest all year round. Let the garden take over. You can only plan to a certain extent. Let the plants take over and fill their own space. Mix and mingle plants together. Don’t be afraid to try out different colours next to... Read More »