Tag Archive for Gardening

Destination garden

I recently read an article that stated doctors in the UK are urging us to avoid gardening or DIY jobs around the house during the coronavirus lockdown. They’re concerned that it might result in injuries that could add to the strain that hospitals are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It makes sense, and we all need to be doing everything we can to stay safe and support the NHS. Best to avoid any risky activities, only tackle those sort of DIY jobs if they are essential, and you know how to use the equipment safely. That said, whilst I won’t be getting the chainsaw out anytime soon, there is still plenty we can be doing during the current lockdown…

The wellbeing garden is more important than ever

Alice Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture set

These truly are worrying times, with the world gripped in the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are closed, social distancing is in place and we are on lockdown. For non key workers, the best thing we can do is support those around us, stay home and stay safe. One area the Lazy Susan team and I thought we could offer a little advice is with regard to the concept of a wellbeing garden. Creating a space outside that is beneficial to both our mental and physical wellbeing. We’d touched on this concept in our recent trend articles, and I’d planned to look at it in more detail before the Coronavirus lockdown, but now it seems more pertinent than ever. If we are going to be staying at home for the foreseeable weeks, maybe even months ahead, then our gardens will be come even more important to our health and wellbeing than they’ve ever been before…

Update regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update from Lazy Susan

We are all affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here at Lazy Susan we stand together, but of course at a distance. Our employees look after each other, and we’ve implemented safe practices for all. We are following the advice of the World Health Organization, UK Government and local authorities, and we’re taking all precautions very seriously. As we listen carefully to the guidelines, our current situation is as follows…

More Christmas garden gift ideas

Christmas Gifts

The Christmas garden gift ideas article we did last month proved so popular, I thought I’d pull together another. I’d only included a fraction of some of the great gift ideas the Lazy Susan team had stumbled across when researching it, so it makes sense to share a few more… We’ve still got a good…

Our must have gardening gadgets for 2014

Garden Gadgets

Home gardening in the UK is changing, we’re embracing new technology. Nowadays there’s no part of mother nature that we can’t help along with a rechargeable motor and a few sensors. So embracing the future here at Lazy Susan, we’ve compiled a list of our must have gardening gadgets, widgets and gizmos for your reading…

Winter Container Gardening Advice

Plant Frost

Just because the weather is getting a little cold, in fact we had our first frost this morning, doesn’t mean we need to stop enjoying our garden. If you want to keep a splash of colour and interest, then winter container gardening will help to brighten thing up, even through the British Winter. The following…

Winter Veg Gardening Tips

Amelia Set Snow Feature Image

Winter veg gardening, you probably think we’re mad… The temperature has been gradually dropping over the last month, in fact this past couple of days, I’ve even popped a wooly hat on to take the dog out. Plus the Met Office are promising us lucky Brits Arctic winds and snow by the end of the…

Lazy Susan’s favourite gardening e-books

e book

To be honest, I’m not sure where I sit in the whole Kindle versus ‘real’ books debate. On the one hand I love cracking open the spine of a new book, especially a gardening book with all those hi-def glossy photo’s. But at the same time, you just can’t beat the price of e-books. All…