Should I Grow Bamboo?

Have you been considering growing bamboo for a while but are still unsure? It is important to consider the advantages and disadvantages of growing bamboo before making a final decision.

Should I Paint my Shed Grey?

Although the primary function of most sheds is to provide storage space, they are in fact an important component of your overall garden design. If you are searching for easy ways to make high impact changes to the look and feel of your garden then the humble shed is a great place to start!

Why is my Garden so Dull in Winter?

It is not uncommon for gardens to loose their sparkle once the winter months arrive – but it doesn’t have to be this way! Just because summer and autumn are finished for another year it doesn’t mean that your garden has to be too.

Do Water Features Attract Rats?

As well as being a focal point or centrepiece, water features can attract an array of wildlife as they act as a source of food and water. But could this be a problem? Could they attract the “wrong sort” of wildlife, such as rats?

How do You Create a Garden Seating Area on a Budget?

Creating an outside seating area is like adding an extra room to your home. Done well, it can massively enhance the visual appeal and practicality of your garden space. A seating area can open up a whole new world of possibilities – from al fresco dining and entertaining groups of friends through to simply providing somewhere quiet to relax and and enjoy your garden in peace. But there is a sting in the tail: it all comes at a cost.

Are Raised Beds a Good Idea?

With more and more people now growing their own fruit and veg at home, raised beds have become a common sight in gardens up and down the country. But are raised beds a good idea?

What are Painted Heathers?

Painted heathers are most often varieties of the Calluna Vulgaris species that have been painted, or dyed, to achieve a brighter colour and higher impact plant.

How to Revive a Bay Tree

Bay tree not looking its best? Discover how to keep your bay tree looking great so that you can continue to enjoy it for many years to come!