Seeding your lawn this spring: Top tips

If you are interested in seeding your lawn this spring, there are two approaches to consider; seeding and sodding, but not only that, you also need to realise what you should know about maintaining your lawn moving forwards. Here are some handy hints to get the ball rolling. The grass strands in your lawn have been established for some time and in most general environments like front and back gardens, some sowing or sodding would have taken place. Although water sprinklers can be expensive, they’re a worthwhile investment in our...

Do you neglect your garden during the winter?

It is not uncommon that gardens get forgotten about during the wet and cold months of the year. That said, there are some benefits of keeping up your gardens maintenance all year round. By maintaining your garden regularly during the winter, you can reduce the workload come spring and summer. If you leave your garden unattended, you may find your garden is covered in weeds and patchy lawn. By clearing your lawn of leaves and debris that can settle on the top of the grass is important, as it allows...

Keep your garden looking green all year round, with synthetic grass

Over recent years, the sale of synthetic grass has increased, and this is due to its many qualities. Synthetic grass once had a bad reputation, however with modern changes, synthetic grass can look great in any garden. We have put together a few reasons why synthetic grass is a good idea: Low maintenance- Synthetic grass doesn’t require cutting, meaning you can get rid of your bulky lawn mower. There is no need to water is or maintain it in any way. Keeps its colour- A good quality synthetic grass keeps...

Keeping your own greenhouse

Keeping your own greenhouse
If you love gardening all year round, then a greenhouse is the perfect investment for you. Greenhouses allow you to control the internal temperature, humidity, and sunlight exposure to the plants you are growing, all while the external environment can be completely different. It is important that your greenhouse has areas that allow your plants to be exposed to the sun and also areas of shade too. Plants require a good range of sunlight and shade in order to grow effectively, too much of either may cause the plants to die....

Best flowers to plant as we enter spring

Its now time for spring landscaping after a pretty long winter! If you’re as excited as us, then we’re going to give you some ideas to get you thinking about your garden and some of the improvement you can make in 2017. Gardening in early spring is fundamental for any gardener. All the conditions that a perennial plant relish is in place, warm sunshine, moist ground, longer days and an even rainfall. Roots dig into the ground, taking up water and nutrients to fuel growth. Now spring is here, consider...