Category: Guides

How To Stop Badgers Pooping In Your Garden

Badger poop in your garden is not only irritating, but it’s also awfully smelly! Not something you want to accidentally step in then trail into the house. Another problem with badger poop in the garden is that they tend to dig little hole in which to do their business, which …

How To Grow Bamboo In The UK {Guide & Tips}

Bamboo, that famous favourite food of Pandas, is actually a member of the grass family. They have a very striking look, with their distinctive stems and their frondy leaves, and they make a fantastic living screen or hedge, as well as being decorative and attractive as free standing plants. Bamboo …

How To Grow Alstroemeria From Cuttings

Alstroemeria is a beautiful, striking plant that is related to the lily (in fact its common name is Peruvian Lily). Originating from South America, they produce spectacular blooms that are bursting with colour, and look attractive both as cut flowers or growing outside in the garden. The flowers range in …

How To Keep Your Garden Pond Clean

A small pond in your garden or backyard can beautify the space and impress your guest. Water has the capability to raise our spirits and mesmerize everyone. However, it can be a challenge to keep water always look sparkling and clear. Many possible problems would lead to a murky or …

How To Sharpen A Garden Spade

Spades are indispensable tools for every gardener’s toolbox. With their sharp blades, you would complete a variety of tasks in the backyard, such as digging, slicing, cutting, or breaking down soils. But after a few years of service, it is quite common for your favourite gadgets to lose their edge …

How To Relax In Your Garden

There are times when you just want to escape the stressful hustle and bustle of deadlines or examinations. No place is better for that purpose than your garden or backyard where fresh air and lush plants blend to create a calming and relaxing environment to chill out. Quiet and beautiful, …

How To Prepare Your Garden For Winter

As fall goes by and temperatures start to drop, flowers and trees prepare for dormancy. While it seems like everything in your garden has stopped, there is actually a lot happening under the soil until it gets frozen. Newly transplanted shrubs and trees, hardy bulbs, and perennials are still growing …

Organic Gardening Pest Control Basics

No garden is completely free of insects and pests. Beetles, caterpillars, ants, and even fungi would show up and destroy your veggies or plants. If you are a health and environment-conscious gardeners, then organic gardening pest control would be an effective way to repel pests without using harmful toxins and …

How To Light Your Garden At Night

When the weather turns warm, spending the night time in your garden after dusk can be more enticing. This is especially true as evenings are the only moments you and your family have chances to gather and share stories after a long day at work or school. Good lighting design …

How To Make A Wooden Wheelie Bin Storage

There is nothing as unsightly and messy as a wheelie bin. After carefully pruning trees and mowing lawn in your garden, a moment of disappointment can be inevitable when you turn around and see a few wheelies around. Fortunately, it is simple to resolve this problem with a bin storage …