Bark mulch is one of those landscaping materials that we’ve all heard of but don’t necessarily know how to use. Here are 5 ideas to inspire you.
Why I like to use bark to create all-weather paths and surfaces in my ever-changing garden.
With an audit, a plan, a design and construction plan its now all about the structure of the garden with the hard landscaping to be done first. Skills It’s important to understand what you can do yourself and where some help would be a good idea. Think about the skills you have, the experience you … Continue reading “Week 5 Lets Build A Garden Hard Landscaping & Project Management”
So, this is probably the one you have been waiting for. The design one. So, no spoilers – let’s get straight to the homework because it’s all homework now. It is simple: Draw a design for your garden! He said like it was the easiest thing in the world. But we can do this at … Continue reading “Lets Build A Garden – Week 3”
Lets Build A Garden – Week 2 – Inspiration. Now you have looked at your garden / window box / courtyard and begun to consider what you have / what you have to leave / and what is definitely going – time to think about inspiration….
Need to finish your garden by Christmas? Well, it’s perfectly possible to lay turf in winter months, including December. Read on to find out how.
Rain is the gardener’s friend in so many ways but it’s not always pleasant to work in. We’re looking at the effects of rain and discussing whether or not to lay turf onto wet soil.
It’s tempting to save money on gardening by hunting out cheaper products. But that can sometimes be a false economy. Here are just some of the perils of buying cheap topsoil.
Water is one of the world’s most precious resources. It can’t be manufactured so we need to conserve it wherever possible. Here’s how to use less water in the garden.
Wildflowers can be really fussy about soil type and nutrient levels. If they’re not happy, they won’t perform for you. In this article we look at choosing and preparing soil for a wildflower area.