Gardens

Tress with bee houses in

How to Make a Bee House

This is how to attract bess to a bee house Support your local bee population and encourage them into your garden by creating suitable nesting sites. It’s easy, inexpensive, and fun! As with many species now in decline, there are many factors. The changes in farming and in our landscape have meant a decline in […] Read more…

Soil with a small plant

The Best Gardening in Spring Tips

Including garden preparation for Spring Springtime is a time of rebirth – the trees begin to bud and early flowers pop up in the flower beds. It’s also a good time to get your tools and other gear ready for spring gardening. Even if the ground isn’t completely thawed from the cold winter months, you […] Read more…

Flower bulbs

5 Bulbs to Plant in Spring

Including when to plant bulbs in Spring Knowing when to plant in spring is half the battle of successful gardening. Gardeners who plant too early end up with dead or damaged crops while gardeners who plant too late wait longer to get harvests. Timing is important and the best way to get the timing down […] Read more…

Pond with green lily pad

How to Winterize a Pond

Including pond and fish care If you have a pond in your lawn or garden, then, just like most other things, it needs to be prepared to survive the upcoming frigid winter months. This article will teach you how to winterize a pond in your lawn or garden! Your pond over winter can still survive […] Read more…

Potted trees and plants

How To Keep Potted Trees In Winter

If you have patio trees or any small trees that you are worried won’t survive the winter that this post is for you. Potted trees really can survive all year round. Potted trees make wonderful accents for the patio and may be the only trees many city dwellers can have.   Most trees need a […] Read more…

Colourful plants

9 Best Plants For Pots All Year Round

If you want a low maintenance garden that looks great all year round then have a think about container gardening. Container gardening means putting all your shrubs into pots to contain them. It also means that you can move them around your garden as you see fit. This includes hanging baskets and potted plants. Plants […] Read more…

How to Create a Winter Flower Garden

7 Winter Flowering Shrubs and Plants That Are Easy to Grow

Here’s how to grow colourful plants in the Winter months Brighten up your garden by planting winter-flowering shrubs and perennials. Add scent and colour by using shrubs, perennials and climbers with winter interest. Once the fairy lights have been put away, what is there to look forward to until spring? January and February can seem […] Read more…

A shed with a bench outside

She Shed – How To Create Your Own Beautiful Space

We’ve all heard of man caves, but have you heard of the She Shed? This is a space designed just for you wether it’s for you to enjoy a hobby somewhere quiet or a place that is just yours for self-care. It’s more important than ever to make sure that we all get some precious […] Read more…