Category: Guides

What Are The Best Ways To Heat A Conservatory?

A conservatory or sunroom is a wonderful addition to any home, but keeping it warm in winter and cool in summer can be a real challenge. In this article, we discuss some smart ideas for managing the temperature in your existing conservatory or planning and building the most energy efficient …

How To Build A DIY Or Kit Polytunnel Greenhouse

Polytunnels (aka: grow tunnels, high tunnels, polyhouse, hoophouse or hoop greenhouse) are becoming more and more popular for use on allotments for very good reason. These steel framed, polyethylene covered buildings are a durable, affordable, preferable alternative to an old-fashioned greenhouse gardening. Passive solar energy heats the interior of the …

How To Water Your Garden Effectively

Water is a precious and finite resource, so it behooves us all to use it carefully. Doing so saves money and benefits ourselves and the world around us. But what if you want to keep a lush and beautiful garden? Plants need water, is it possible to skimp on water …

Smart Tips On How To Prune Climbing Roses

Don’t know how to prune climbing roses? You might think that pruning a climbing rose would be the same as pruning a rose bush; however, this is not the case. In this article, I will discuss the unique needs of climbing roses and provide smart tips to help you prune …

How To Build A Garden Fence To Keep Out Animals

It’s nice to have wildlife visit your yard, but there are certain areas you’d rather not share, such as your flower and vegetable gardens. In this article, I will provide instructions and information to help you construct a garden fence to protect your blossoms and veggies from animals – deer, …