Finishing Touches – Flexible Edging

  March is upon us and now the growing season is about to start – well when the snow disappears! We are all looking forward to the longer light and sunnier weather. Thoughts turn back to the rest of the garden. Is it time to revamp old pots? Move out garden furniture? Paint the shed […]

Hanging basket liner alternative – geotextile membrane

A quick and easy way to re vamp hanging baskets – with spring hopefully around the corner – After a year or so in the garden hanging basket/wall basket liner can get a bit worn. Best to re new it before plants are affected. I have been using odds and ends of geotextile to re […]

Foray into Fruit and Vegtables

Fruit and Veg Another useful blog to add to our new year new garden series Looking into the spring/summer and excited for our 2018 growing season! Nothing is more satisfying than growing then eating produce from you garden. You also become super protective of anything that grows. They may be small, slightly misshapen or downright […]

The Greenhouse or Polytunnel Debate

NEW YEAR – NEW GARDEN The greenhouse /polytunnel debate Another blog to add to our new year new garden series. The pros and cons of a greenhouse vs polytunnel. Once you have made the leap to add to your garden you might decide to go even further and want to extend your growing season. This […]

Domestic Soakaway’s – a guide

Installing a domestic soakaway – The steps involved: Test the area for it’s porosity Decide on the soakaway size Choose your soakaway medium, crates or stone Line your trench/hole with membrane and install the soakaway Backfill and compact the area Enjoy having a nice functioning soakaway and dry ground. *not to size soakaway hole 🙂  […]