Keeping the kids busy in the garden With the kids home this month, you have an excellent opportunity to involve your children in the garden. Gardening for kids has been proven to not only make children happier, but helps them to learn better, cope with stress, get those bodies moving and to have good healthy [...]
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Gardening: the best type of workout! While we may be in lockdown, gardening is not cancelled and we have the best opportunity to get into the garden during the next few weeks! You may have been putting off the odd job here and there until the holiday but seeing as self-isolating means we now [...]
Your April Gardening To-Do-List While you may have cabin fever, the lockdown is a great opportunity to get into the garden and tick off all those things you have been wanting to do for ages! Garden To-Do-List Pruning hedges, deadheading roses and recycling garden waste should all be at top of the gardening agenda [...]
Your March Gardening To-Do-List March is known as maintenance month and its also the perfect month to start sowing autumn and winter crops. Make sure you are setting yourself up for an abundance of tasty winter veggies and keep your autumn garden looking good! Garden To-Do-List Pull out any of your spent annuals and [...]
Herb-infused G&T recipes Love yourself a good old G&T? Why not cut some herbs from the garden and give these recipes a try: Peach & Thyme G&T Cucumber, Lime, Elderflower & Basil Gin & Tonic Roasted Pineapple & Thyme Gin & Tonic Pink Rose Gin & Tonic Sage, Rosemary & Thyme Gin and Tonic [...]
Our favourite groundcovers Groundcovers make an incredible impact in the garden, filling bare spots in the beds and in containers. If chosen wisely, ground covers can be low maintenance, smothering weeds, keeping the soil cool and reducing evaporation for other plants. Here are a few groundcovers we particularly love: Campanula - this groundcover is [...]
Holiday getaway checklist The holiday season is upon us and while you are excitedly planning your vacation, don’t forget about your garden! Before you leave for your holiday, be sure to: Ensure your garden is well watered by asking someone to check in and water your plants or set the timer on your irrigation [...]
Your December Gardening To-Do-List Staying home for the festive season? Get ready to celebrate summer and spruce up your garden for summer entertaining! Garden To-Do-List Make sure to feed garden beds every six weeks with an organic fertiliser. Make sure to cut your lawn slightly longer to protect the roots against heat and dry [...]
Keen for the holidays and the time off? Be sure your garden is as ready for the holidays as you are! Whether you are taking a trip to the coast or staying home for the holidays, you’ll need to spend some time in your garden, either making sure it doesn’t suffer while you’re gone [...]
Yip, you read right, gardening & landscaping can be an art if you want it to be! When it comes to your garden, you can create a space that suits your personal style and that of your home with a few simple choices. Pairing plants When designing your garden for your needs, be sure [...]