Keep your garden happy with these quick and easy 'low maintenance gardening' hints and tips.
It’s always nice to have a beautiful garden but sometimes it can be difficult to find the time to maintain it throughout the year. Many of us want to enjoy the finer things in life and spend time in the garden as opposed to working in it. This is why sometimes it is better to create a low maintenance garden that requires minimal effort with maximum effect. Follow our top tips to make your garden the outdoor haven you have always wanted.
Summertime is peak season for doing work in the garden, as it is the time when all of your plants are growing. You will also need a well-maintained outdoor space for the summer parties or impromptu football matches with your children. Now that the weather is going to start getting warmer you need to make sure you’re ready! Regardless of your experience in the garden, there are tools that everyone needs to get the job done.
A man’s shed is a very integral part of the garden. But it’s important to take care of it if you want to prolong your man cave’s life. The tasks involved in keeping it healthy aren’t always lengthy, however constant care is required to ensure its life is lived to the fullest.
Garden parties are a very important staple of the summer. Getting the barbeque out and grilling meat with a cold drink in hand is always one of the highest points of the year. Will you be hosting an awesome garden party this summer? Here’s a checklist to make sure yours is the talk of the neighbourhood:
Having a garden for your four-legged friend to run around in is a wonderful thing. The outdoor space and fresh air can do them the world of good, but dogs can cause havoc by urinating on your lawn and digging things up, and some elements of your garden can be very dangerous too. Below, we share our dog friendly garden ideas, ensuring your garden is a safe and enjoyable place for your pet. After all, a man’s best friend doesn’t have to be a garden’s worst nightmare.
Compost is one of nature’s best mulches, plus it’s free! One of the main perks of using compost is that you will be improving your soils structure - compost will loosen any clay type soil and help a finer soil retain water and moisture. Additionally, adding compost will not only stimulate healthy root growth but it will also improve soil fertility and provide crucial food for microorganisms, which is what will keep your soil in a healthy and balanced condition. Here’s a straightforward, no-nonsense guide on how to do it, what not to do and the benefits.