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Tags archives: garden

Boundaries - Fences continued

Solid fences These are used to provide total privacy, hide an eyesore or shelter a very exposed plot. They can cast shade in the same way as a wall, so height should be chosen car[...]

Boundaries - Fences part 1

Fences Advantages. They are probably the quickest and easiest way of reminding people where their responsibilities end – and yours start. They come in all shapes and sizes to s[...]

Boundaries - walls continued

Pierced-screen walling. Pierced-screen blocks are made of concrete and are open-work in the centre with a design of one sort or another. They are mortared together like bricks but [...]

Building a Snowman

Adrian has come round to check on the sweet peas that we are growing in the greenhouse and to see if there is any work that we can do. But I have different ideas - Today Adrian, yo[...]

Planning your garden - part 2

If, on the other hand, your first real garden is going to be your retirement hobby, aim for something simple (you’ll be glad you did as the years go by, anyway!) and put any spare [...]

Hints on Planning Your Garden

A garden should contain things you like, within reason, where you want to see them, as it is you who is going to have to live with them. There are only two fundamental planning con[...]

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