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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…

Summer garden fun for the kids

Gardening with Children

As a parent of two young girls, I know how challenging the summer holidays can be. You need to keep them busy. You run out of things to do, or at least you run out of money taking them out and about. Well put the credit cards down, we’ve got plenty of garden fun ideas…

War of the roses

Rose Gardening

For the novice gardener, roses can be a little intimidating – the wide variety of different types, strange names, care and attention, spraying, fertilizing, and of course pruning. However, growing roses doesn’t have to be scary. Trust me, I’m no expert! However, chose the right type for your garden and you’re half way there. And…

De-clutter your garden

De-clutter your garden

‘De-clutter’, ‘minimalist’ and ‘simplify’ are words we all hear thrown around on a regular basis when it comes to the inside of our homes. But what about the outside? Can you de-clutter your garden? The garden is probably only second to spaces such as the garage, shed or spare room in terms of clutter. However,…