Tag Archive for Gardening

The best gardening and furniture shows in 2012

Twenty years ago, the majority of furniture companies were using large exhibitions to present their new products. Oh how times have changed… Today, the web outperforms any exhibition in terms of both timing and in data quality.  In the good old days, a glossy catalogue simply handed out was OK, but today you can download…

Lazy Susan’s tips for gardening in small spaces

Even if space in your back garden is at a premium, the smallest of gardens still deserve to look great. No longer is the small urban backyard just a neglected concrete square, people are beginning to make the best of what little space they have, whether it be a window box or a small courtyard…

Lazy Susan’s top 10 garden design books

Designing a garden from scratch can be a challenge – and it’s often difficult to know where to start. Even redesigning an existing garden, a part of the garden or just one flower bed can prove tricky. And, at the end of the day, we garden because we love it. But be honest, aren’t there…

Winter gardening tips

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Are you gardening in freezing temperatures? Check out some of Lazy Susan’s favourite winter gardening videos… Winterizing your garden can save you lots of time in the Spring. The first video (below) from John at Growing Your Greens takes you on a field trip to Tonopah Community Garden and the Spring Preserve in Las Vegas,…

Winter gardening can be fun… Honest!

OK maybe winter gardening is not much fun when the temperature drops below 10°C, but it can be very rewarding if you wrap up warm and just get yourself out there. When planning a garden, it is always important to think about how it will look all-year-round, not just spring/summer when it’s in full bloom.…

Garden clean up time

Now that the clocks have gone back, the nights have started turning a little colder and those last not-so-red tomatoes in your greenhouse don’t taste nearly as good as they did a few months back, it’s the perfect time to start your garden clean up and getting it ready for winter. By taking a few…

Gardening jobs to do this Autumn

This is not a regular feature, although it probably should be, but September into October for Lazy Susan always seems to be one of the busiest periods in our showroom gardens. The days are becoming shorter and nights longer and cooler (excluding last weeks freakish temperatures of over 28 degrees), this is the time to…