Garden

5 May 2017

Gardening As A Couple – The Dos And Don’ts

Gardening as a couple isn’t always a bed of roses. But ahead of the summer season, it’s important to make sure your garden is in tip-top condition for outdoor parties, ...
11 April 2017

Top Tips For The Lazy Gardener By Ann-Marie Powell

Getting the garden ready for summer can be a daunting task after a long winter and it can be hard to find the time or motivation to get out there ...
16 February 2017

Colouring In At The Dinner Table By Michael Kelly

More than ever there is a need to move children away from ‘beige’ food towards brighter, healthier foods. Recent research found that 84% of parents believe children would be more ...
1 December 2016

Read an exclusive extract from Build a Better Vegetable Garden

Extract p60-63 - Build a Better Vegetable Garden by Joyce Russell and Ben Russell Make your own planters using this simple technique to fill your garden and patio with fruit, ...

20 September 2016

Garden Lighting, - The basic do’s and don’ts.

Lighting is increasingly something that as a garden designer I am being asked to factor into my schemes, especially in town gardens. These small spaces have to work hard to ...
22 August 2016

Property guru Phil Spencer reveals Britain’s best beach hut

A nationwide search to find Britain's best beach hut is over! A fairy-tale red and white polka dot beach hut called 'My Happy Hut' in Dovercourt, Harwich has been crowned ...

3 June 2016

Summer Living: Al Fresco Dining A Selection Of BBQ's And Accessories From Tesco

Make the most of BBQ season with a selection of charcoal and gas BBQs and accessories to create the perfect summer soiree for friends and family. Tesco Barrel Charcoal BBQ ...
16 February 2016

Exclusive interview with Charlie Dimmock on her new range at Poundland

Poundland has teamed up with Charlie Dimmock to launch the new garden range at their affordable price point of just £1 each. We caught up with her to talk about ...

10 September 2015

George Carter's top ten tips for starting an extraordinary garden

Garden Magic: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary by George Carter is published by Double Barrelled Books on September 10. RRP £25 ...

13 July 2015

Top Beach Huts of 2015

With schools soon to break up the UK summer holiday season is officially beginning. Whilst this can mean package holidays abroad or day trips to theme parks it can also ...
8 July 2015

10 random facts about sheds

As eBay sees a rise in purchases of sheds we asked them to come up with ten facts that we might not have known about these handy additions to any ...
17 March 2015

Top Tips for Little Green Fingers

Gardening is a fantastic hobby. You don't need to be a plant expert and it really doesn't need to be a chore, so Jean Vernon, Gardening Correspondent for The Daily ...
12 December 2013

A quick guide to winter plants

Winter is often seen as a dull season when there is not much to look at.  Conversely, winter is a time to see those plants that chose to shine at ...
18 November 2013

Winter gardening tips from Charlie Dimmock

Just because the cold weather has descended it doesn't mean we should be forgetting to look after our gardens, in fact it's essential to keep them ticking over in the ...
13 August 2013

Designing successful small gardens: Lighting, the basic do’s and don’ts

Lighting is increasingly something that as a garden designer I am being asked to factor into my schemes, especially in town gardens. LED lights are both long lived and cost effective ...
5 August 2013

Make the most of your garden this summer

Now that summer is well and truly here, it’s time to make the most of the great outdoors. Whether you’re in a rural area with masses of room, or are slap ...
24 July 2013

Be prepared for your BBQ this weekend

We don't know when the good weather is going to come to an end, so it's important that we make the most of it whilst it's here.  This usually comes in ...
22 July 2013

Grow Your Own Food And Be Happy

In our increasingly busy lives, the last thing we think about is gardening. You might think it means time and effort that most of us don’t have, but a new ...
18 July 2013

Summer Deck Chairs – Our Top Picks

The heatwave we have all been waiting for is finally here and whether you are going to enjoy it in your back garden or head to the beach this weekend, ...
13 June 2013

2013 Shed Of The Year Finalists Have Been Announced!

Kathryn Ledson, the Cuprinol Marketing Manager, comments that ‘Sheds are vital to the British identity which is why Cuprinol is delighted to sponsor Shed of the Year.The competition celebrates the ...
8 June 2013

Brits relying on mum and dad to tame their garden

Millions of Brits admit they are so clueless about gardening they have to rely on mum and dad to make sure their backyard looks presentable and doesn’t resemble an overgrown ...
6 June 2013

Your Toilet Seat Might Be Cleaner Than Your Garden Furniture!

Jeyes Fluid has teamed up with TV’s Tommy Walsh and BBC hygiene expert Dr Lisa Ackerley to carry out an environmental report to reveal the shocking amount of bacteria that ...
24 October 2012

Winter garden: looking after your lawn in colder weather

Frosty weather is coming! This week, winter is definitely due to arrive, with lower temperatures predicted towards Friday, and initial forecasts even indicating snow in some regions.  Wrapping yourself up to ...
15 October 2012

Kate Gould Guest Blog: Pots and plants to create impact in shady spaces

Small town gardens often have dark corners in which the overhanging branches of a neighbouring tree, overgrown shrubbery or dark entranceway prohibit successful planting. No matter how much good soil, ...
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