With Spring only around the corner, gardeners and wildlife enthusiasts can finally look on with relief that winter is at last behind them. Having said that, the winter months have been very different this year, prompting spring to effectively come on a little earlier. When the days get hotter, it usually prompts spring to literally […]
All pets use the garden. Like us, it gives them some breathing room to get outside and really be let loose. Yes, sometimes they do tear up the garden, but most of the time they’re doing us favours. Cats and dogs are great at keeping furry pests away from the valuable vegetables, we want them […]
Switching from work and family mode to down time can be a struggle. Finding an area of peace and quiet, without spending a fortune getting out of the country is a challenge. There are too many every day stresses that come with family life. So what’s the solution? For men, it’s called a ‘Man Cave’, […]
For some of us, gardening is not all fun and games. It can be difficult to constantly find the energy to keep and maintain a garden, not to mention plan out your strategy for the year. Sticking to the trends, or not growing tired of your own garden can for some be a constant battle. […]
You can’t force something to grow quicker, which often leads gardening at the back end of the trends list. This, however, does not mean that there will be no new gardening trends in 2017. With the economic and political climate constantly changing around us, gardening has to keep up. So what can we expect to […]
Winter might seem like the worst time to get into the garden but January is a crucial period for any gardener. With blue Monday gone, now is the time to start planning your gardening strategy for the year. With these no-nonsense resolutions, you can get stuck in and make sure that everything runs smoothly throughout […]
Gardening practices alone won’t solve global warming, but gardeners can point the way to climate-friendly farm policies that will have a bigger impact.
The wildlife is in trouble because of “many and varied” elements. But hope is strong in light of the various individual volunteers and organisations who come together to show genuine concern for the wildlife creatures. You can be part of that hope, too. Read on.
With your lovely pets playing outside especially when the sun is out, it pays to ensure your garden is protected, or rather, free from deadly plants that might just be lurking around and waiting for the next accidental paw encounter to trigger a fatal attack.
Have you ever wondered that maybe, your own garden hosts several deadly elements you might want to check and possibly get rid of? This article lists down 7 deadly things that are, or can happen, in your backyard.