gardening

How acrylic sheets can help to improve your garden

acrylic sheets in the garden

Despite the weather’s erratic changes, it is officially summer and that means attention turns to the garden and getting it ready for relaxing evenings socialising with friends and family. Once the basic maintenance of cutting the grass and freshening up the flowerbeds is out of the way, it’s time to add some personal creative touches

5 additions to bring your garden to life this summer!

garden ideas

We’re just a couple of short weeks away from the official start of summer. Are you excited? Is your garden prepared? Or, is it looking a little drab and could do with some sprucing up? It doesn’t take a lot of effort, you know, to really bring your garden to life so you and your

How to decide between fertiliser and compost

compost or fertiliser

When gardening, we want to provide our plants and crops with the best environment for growth. However, with so many tips and tricks out there, it’s difficult to know what advice we should follow. You’re not alone in wondering what exactly the difference is between fertiliser and compost. Together with Compost Direct, retailers of compost

How to create a flower garden that attracts butterflies

butterfly

Loss of habitat, the building of roads and houses, changes in farming and various other factors have engendered a considerable decline in the butterfly population. Fortunately, you can still attract some into your flower garden by creating a suitable environment for them.  It doesn’t matter how big or small your garden is. You can also

10 companion planting tips for fewer pests & more yield

companion planting

Organic fruits and vegetables are excellent for your health, but they can take a bite out of your wallet. Growing your own garden is a great way to provide your family with fresh organic vegetables on a budget, but getting plants to grow and preventing residential pests in your lawn from destroying them are challenges

Tips to help you garden like a pro

gardening tips

Designing gardens for your garden can be a daunting process, depending on type of your garden. If this is done correctly, you can renew your environment to gather all the things you love. Whether you include elements, waterways, or even a terrace, you should try to create a garden that you like. However, it is

How to get your garden ready for barbecue season

BBQ season

Summer is coming, which means it’s almost time for the first backyard barbecue of the year — is your yard ready? After a long, cold winter, it’s not uncommon for home exteriors to be in some disarray. However, before you host any warm-weather gatherings, you need to ensure your yard is in perfect condition. That

5 tricks for your best garden ever

gardening

Whether you are a gardening enthusiast or not, there is nothing as fulfilling as having a garden of fresh vegetables and flowers. Essentially, knowing that your food and flowers coming from a clean garden brings a sense of great satisfaction. With that said, challenges associated with gardening exist. As such, to overcome these challenges, we

Get a lush, green lawn with the right fertilizer

lawn

Like most homeowners, you take good care of your house. This also includes the garden in your front yard. However, you may not have either the time or knowledge to perform the task yourself. In such a situation, you have only one option. You got to hire proficient yet reliable professionals to do the job.

5 essential tools to revitalise your garden for summer

garden care

Gardening can be hard at times but can also be enjoyed with the right tools for the preparation of your garden, which tend to make work easier. Spring and Summer are the best time for land preparation for the onset of rains and with the following tools work is sure to be done with ease.