Tag Archive for Preparing

Is your garden ready for winter?

OK it’s definitely Autumn up here in the North East of England, the wind is howling, the rain has been lashing down, we’ve had flood warning across the UK and the temperature has hit zero with a bit of snow falling over the weekend. Winter is definitely here and many people think they can take…

How to get your flowerbeds ready for spring

A good garden always starts with good soil. And since most garden soils in the UK have some limitations in terms of their pH balance, drainage, nutrient content and a whole host of other factors, the soil in your garden alone is usually a little less than perfect for planting. New build properties for example…

Preparing your BBQ for the summer

You can’t deny that one of the best things about the summer, is dragging the BBQ out of the garage and cooking outdoors in the garden or on your patio. As soon daylight saving kicks in, BBQ’s up and down the country will be wheeled from their winter hibernation and prepared for the summer. This is…