Video: How to build a garden bench

build your own garden bench

So you’ve bought a brand new garden bench. Now comes the fun part – putting it together! Our friends at have created an expert video guide to assembling your own wooden garden bench. The video and accompanying guide will take you through each step of the process, help you avoid common mistakes & problems,

9 low maintenance houseplants

9 low maintenance houseplants

Houseplants are a wonderful way to bring some nature & colour into your home, but knowing which ones to pick can be tricky. This new infographic from Home Adviser will save you from the frustration of buying a new plant, only to see it die in the first week. Find out which plants require the

Watch an expert share his top lawn-care tips

lawn care

It’s officially spring, so now is the perfect time to give your lawn some much-needed TLC! Watch this 6-minute video to find out how. Remove moss & weeds Your lawn may have accumulated moss, dead leaves and other debris over the winter months. This can be removed quite easily with nothing more than a rake

Tips for the perfect green lawn

green lawn

Spring is right around the corner, so now’s the time to get your neglected lawn back into shape! Watch this short video to find out how.

How to put up gazebo lights

Outdoor lights

Follow this simple step-by-step video to learn how to put up your outdoor lights whilst avoiding common mistakes.

The garden where every plant could kill you

Alnwick poison garden

The Poison Garden is locked away in the grounds of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland. It is home to around 100 plants that could end your life, or at the very least make you extremely ill.

8 tips for keeping your garden safe from your pets

How to Pet-Proof Your Garden

As much as we love our dogs and cats, it can often be a nightmare maintaining a garden with them around. Whether they are digging up your lawn, lying in your flowerbeds or eating your plants, these 8 simple tips will help keep your garden and your animals safe.

Welcome to the Blindfold Mowing Olympics

Blindfold Mowing Olympics

There’s a new extreme sport in town — The Blindfold Mowing Olympics. The sport was invented by the Mower Gang, a volunteer group who give up their free time to maintain overgrown public spaces in their native Detroit, USA.