Plants For A West Facing Wall

2020-10-08T11:52:58+00:00By |Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

If you’re looking to plant up or improve a west-facing border then you’ve struck gold.  A sun-soaked west-facing wall is one of the best places to grow many colourful plants but it’s not without a few challenges. The main issue you’ll have is the temperature level.  West-facing walls receive the [...]

Why Everyone Should Grow Lagerstroemia or Crape Myrtle

2020-08-27T09:17:02+00:00By |Flowering Plants|

Do you know what Lagerstroemia (pronounced lay-ger-stro-mia) is? If so you’re one of the exulted few! The rest of us know it as Crape Myrtle – or sometimes Crepe Myrtle.  It’s not hard to figure out why this common name has stuck. It’s because the petals are crinkled and have [...]

Front Garden Ideas And Why Front Gardens Matter

2020-08-11T14:26:45+00:00By |Garden Design & Maintenance|

Our front gardens are neglected. We don’t tend to spend time out there because it’s often a tiny space filled with the car, or it’s too near a road for comfort. Despite these shortcomings, front gardens can be turned into attractive spaces and used to your advantage. Read on to [...]

Best Fruit Trees For Small Gardens

2020-07-24T11:25:22+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

Most gardens can accommodate a fruit tree even if they’re very compact because fruit can be grown in some pretty stylish space-saving ways. The massive light-blocking, grass-killing tree is no longer needed to produce a tasty crop of fruits. The best fruit trees for small gardens are half standards, cordons, [...]

Stretching Exercises for Gardeners – 8 Easy Steps in under 10 Minutes to Warm Up before Gardening

2020-07-02T14:17:29+00:00By |Gardening Tips|

The Activity of Gardening Stretching Exercises for Gardeners - 8 Easy Steps in 10 Minutes to Warm Up  A garden is a truly wonderful thing. We’re right to feel proud of our own garden, as after all, we spend so much time in it (particularly during these hotter [...]

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