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Tags archives: garden

Weekend Gardeners

Adrian and I have become weekend gardeners. Like many other people who juggle working and caring for the garden it is dark when we go to work in the morning and again when we retur[...]

The water saving garden

Most gardens can be modified to use much less water than they already do. There are many ways to make a garden much more thrifty where supplementary watering is concerned. How many[...]

The Invisible Garden continued

Mobile homes Some sites allocate a small amount of garden per unit, but if the site owner or local authority prefers the public open-plan approach to the overall landscaping, ther[...]

The Invisible Garden

The Invisible Garden Unless you are an obsessive plantsman, or want to spend every waking minute in an intimate relationship with the soil — and if you are, you would not have nee[...]

Planning the spring garden

It’s now the perfect time of the year to start thinking about planning our spring garden. Where do we start?   Well, we have to ask ourselves, ‘What do I want from my spri[...]

Fruit

You need space to grow a lot of fruit but even the smallest garden should be able to accommodate the new, narrow-growing apples like ‘Ballerinas’ and ‘Minarettes’, or plums, peache[...]

Garden Lighting

Garden lighting is unfortunately too often forgotten or becomes an afterthought when planning a garden. Treat yourself to some Garden Lighting, you can then continue to enjoy your [...]

Fence Maintenanace

Maintenance of fences Timber fences. All wooden parts should have been treated with wood preservative before the fence was erected. Panels and fencing posts are usually treated un[...]

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