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1-2-3 Lawn Care Programme

1-2-3 Lawn Care Programme

The composition of lawns varies widely. Many of the grasses used in lawn seed mixtures are specially bred for characteristics such as fine leaves, hard wearing, persistence, and disease and...

Preventing Weeds in Flowerbeds

Preventing Weeds in Flowerbeds

Many flowerbeds, especially when they are new, contain plants dotted within an area of prepared bare soil.

Seasons

Seasons

Seasons are divisions of the year that correspond to periods of similar weather, ecology, or daylight hours.

What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

What To Do in the Garden With Time at Home

One of the things you can do in the garden is to get down to getting rid of those weeds.

Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Gardening

Do’s and Don’ts of Winter Gardening

With a little care and attention in winter you can look forward to the new growth in your garden in spring.

Hardy Plants – How Hardy are They?

Hardy Plants – How Hardy are They?

Hardy plants are those that can withstand cold temperatures, but there is a variation in hardiness, and this should be understood before choosing your plants.

Garden Myths

Garden Myths

Here you will find a few myths that are commonly found amongst gardening advice. Some have may have a spark of truth, but I hope to explain why they are...

How to Get Children Interested in the Garden

How to Get Children Interested in the Garden

In the modern world of gaming and television on demand, getting children to leave the confines of the house and venture into the ‘wild’ outdoors can be challenging.

The Use of Bypass and Anvil Secateurs for Pruning

The Use of Bypass and Anvil Secateurs for Pruning

There are two types of pruning secateurs: bypass and anvil. This is an explanation of the pros and cons of each type, when you should be using them and why.

Adding Organic Matter to Your Lawn Soil

Adding Organic Matter to Your Lawn Soil

Lawns should be able to generate their own organic content if the soil is not compacted and the grass roots grow full and deep, and if there is a healthy...