Category: Guides

How To Lay Sleepers For Garden Edging

Sleepers provide an easy and practical way to define the edge of your garden. You can use them to prevent mulch and soil from spilling onto pathways or the lawn and ensure no one accidentally walks on the garden. Sleepers also enhance your outdoor aesthetics. They highlight the garden area, …

How To Prepare Your Garden For Summer

Don’t wait until summer to start tending to your garden. Start early during spring if you want to make full use of the warmer season and enjoy a beautiful garden for longer. By the time the weather starts to warm up and there is plenty of sunshine for plants, your …

Can You Grow Honeysuckle In A Pot?

Honeysuckle is one of the most beautiful plants; gorgeous flowers, a delicious smell, and the truly pleasing look of it as it tumbles down walls or peeps through fence panels. Honeysuckle is found in China, India, Europe and North America. It grows wild in the UK, and one of the …

How To Remove Algae From Decking

Decking is a wonderful invention, that can separate a part of the garden off for sitting on, enjoying barbecues on, and it is very useful to give the kids somewhere safe and flat to play on. Decking is a very low maintenance option for any garden, as it is easy …

How To Get Rid Of Bees Without Killing Them

When people think of bees, they tend to think about them negatively. While these creatures may sting us, it is important to know that they do it for defensive purposes. In fact, bees aren’t as dangerous as you think. Indeed, they can benefit your garden by promoting pollination. So how …

How To Grow Truffles

If you have not had the enjoyment of eating a truffle, it is impossible to know its flavour since this type of mushroom tastes like nothing else. Many people often consider it as a speciality with an exotic, earthy, and heady scent. Once you have tried truffles, you won’t ever …

How To Repair Lawn

Bare or dead patches on the lawn could be a nuisance and often let your garden down. Fortunately, it is not difficult to learn how to repair lawn. From compaction to shade, there are a few techniques that you can try to restore the beauty in your landscape. Indeed, lawn …

How To Grow Broad Beans

Known as the Windsor beans or fava, broad beans are a great plant to grow for beginning gardeners. This type of legume is very easy to plant, take care, and harvest. Also, they are delicious and rich in fibre, protein, and other essential vitamins. Keep reading this guide to learn …