• Stable Barrow

    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.

    Do you still need to maintain your garden during the winter months?

    Posted on November 2, 2021 at 7:26 pm

    With the colder, wet weather now upon us many people are wondering what level of gardening they need to maintain during the winter months. If you are not an avid gardener, you may well think that you can now leave everything as it is until next spring but if you really want to look after your lawn and flower beds then there are a few things that you should continue to do. This colder period of weather is the perfect opportunity to make good progress with building the garden you’ve always dreamt of. During the winter months, things grow a lot slower, lawns don’t need cutting as often and weeds are not coming back with vengeance like they do in the summer. This allows you more time to concentrate on... Read More »

    Creating a winter wonderland in your garden

    Posted on October 20, 2021 at 6:03 am

    Although some people are still dubious to use the word Christmas, there is no hiding from the fact that it is now only a couple of months away and will soon come round. If you like to put up decorations at Christmas, you don’t just have to put them up inside. Why not let the rest of your community enjoy them but putting some decs up outside or that can be seen from outside. Lights around roof pitches or windows often look lovely at that time of year. You can opt or have multi coloured lights or you may decide to stick to a theme such as blue and white or red and green. You can often pick up some fantastic deals on Christmas outdoor decorations, if you are willing... Read More »

    Doing a gardening course

    Posted on September 29, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    Do you struggle with your garden? Are you one of those people that just hack back everything come the autumn as you are. It sure what should be left and what should be removed? If the answer is yes then it may be worth you investing in a gardening course. You don’t have to be an avid gardening to go on such a course as there are a number of different ones out there. Try and find a course that is aimed at beginners who are looking with help to maintain their gardens not ones that want to create a garden to enter in to the Chelsea flower show! If you cannot find any courses local to you then why not ask around on social media or in your local... Read More »

    Securing your garden ornaments and furniture

    Posted on August 6, 2021 at 1:44 pm

    It is a sad fact that in some areas in particular, you have to be very careful about leaving your garden ornaments and furniture on display. Theft is in the increase and lots of people are looking for a way to make a quick buck. Sometimes criminals will steal items to order or to sell on to others but other times you may just fall victim to vandalism. If you have items in your garden that you want to protect them you may wish to anchor them down using a chain or bolting them into the ground. Having items of value in easy reach of the kerb is never a good idea. Ideally you should try and put them in the back garden or as close to your house as... Read More »

    Looking after your garden during a heatwave

    Posted on July 18, 2021 at 9:11 am

    It is important that when we experience hot weather in the UK, you think about your garden and what you need to do to look after it. If you only have patios and grass then investing in a cheap sprinkler that attaches to the hose pipe or watering your garden with a hose at the end of the day may be enough to keep on top of it. If you have lots of plants in your garden then you should water these on a daily basis. It is important to only water your plants in the evening time or very early morning. If you water the plants in the day then they may get scorched by the sun. If you are not great at remembering to water your plants then... Read More »