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Check out our useful hints and tips articles to help you get the best out of your garden.


Why choose a garden room? A quick guide to garden rooms and why they are so popular
Here, garden room specialists Oeco Garden Rooms talk us through some of the benefits of choosing a garden room. [more]

Inside a garden room. Photograph by Oeco Garden Rooms


How to choose garden furniture
Garden furniture comes in all kinds of shapes and sizes - and prices. No matter how big or small your budget is, it's important not to waste money by choosing your garden furniture in haste or on impulse... [more]

How to choose garden furniture. Photograph by Graham Soult


Urban gardening ideas
Having a garden doesn't just mean having a bit of grass behind your house - it's a lot more than that. A garden is a great way to express yourself; it's an outdoor extension to your home. [more]

Backyard with plant in pot. Photograph by Brian van den Heuvel


Top five presents for your garden-mad dad
From the little things to the big essentials, there are many different gift ideas that are sure to put a smile on the face of your garden-mad dad. [more]

Garden tools. Photograph by Pexels at Pixabay


Making sure your garden is a safe place for the kids to play
For children, your garden is the area of your home that offers some of the greatest freedom to explore and play - but also potential dangers. [more]

Child enjoying herself in the garden. Photograph by Armin Hanisch


How to clear an overgrown garden in a weekend
Whether you've neglected the garden or just moved house, clearing an overgrown garden is an intimidating task - but it can be done in a weekend. [more]

Overgrown garden. Photograph by Graham Soult


What are the benefits of composite decking over other types of decking?
Composite decking may be a relatively new product in the decking industry, but the benefits it offers make it a truly viable option over other materials. [more]

Composite decking


Six things to know about keeping chickens in your garden
There are certain things that you should know before making the preparations for keeping hens in your garden, so here are six top tips. [more]

Hen. Photograph by Konrad Dudek


Is artificial grass the right choice for your garden?
Artificial grass may be an increasingly frequent sight in gardens, schools and sports centres across the country, but the question still remains as to whether it's the right option for everyone. [more]

Artificial grass. Photograph by Michael Lorenzo


How a redwood octagonal gazebo can beautifully complement your home
An octagonal gazebo from Forever Redwood is all you have been missing to make your outdoors more appealing, comfortable and fun to spend time at. [more]

How a redwood octagonal gazebo can beautifully complement your home. Photograph by Forever Redwood


How to care for wicker garden furniture
As a natural product, wicker garden furniture requires a little extra care and attention to keep it looking its best. [more]

How to care for wicker garden furniture. Photograph by Philip Mason


How to create an inviting outdoor space
Ordinary spaces become extraordinary with a few simple flourishes and a human touch. A drab back garden can be turned into a cosy hangout that even older kids might deem cool! [more]

Garden and water feature. Photograph by Graham Soult


Creating a bee-friendly garden
In gardens, bees are vital to boost fruit and vegetable gardens and to bolster the garden's overall health and productivity. [more]

Bee on coreopsis. Photograph by Graham Soult


Make your garden sell your house
Many buyers, especially those in urban areas, consider a garden to be a must have feature in a prospective purchase. [more]

Make your garden sell your house. Image ©Earth Designs


Choosing (or building) your ideal garden barbecue
Brits can barbecue in even the smallest of backyards, and the range of barbecues on offer from DIY stores and even high street retailers caters for every need. [more]

Barbecued food. Photograph by marsy


Choosing the right garden shed for your needs
With a vast array of types, materials, sizes and prices, the range of shed options available can be quite bewildering. So, it's important to be clear about what your particular needs are. [more]

Garden shed. Photograph by Graham Soult


Should I add a gazebo to my garden?
As there are so many different options available for gazebos and the outdoor furniture to include within them, you should be able to find something to suit your garden as well as your budget. [more]

Back garden gazebo. Photograph by Kenn Kiser


Winter is coming: get those green fingers out
Winter is coming... but without a solid amount of preparation, your garden will be about as colourful as a cloudy evening come springtime. So, the perfect time for preparation is now. [more]

Frosty garden. Photograph by Graham Soult


Storing and protecting your bicycle
Unfortunately, bicycles are a prime target for thieves; however, there are precautions you can take to try and keep your bicycle safe from theft and vandalism. [more]

Blue bike. Photograph by Mn-que


An indoor garden with bite: growing carnivorous plants in an orangery
Are you bored with seeing the same old house plants growing in your orangery? If so, why not take a different approach and create your own carnivorous plant collection? [more]

Venus flytrap. Photograph by Kriss Szkurlatowski


Which tomato variety should you choose to grow?
When you think of growing tomatoes the first thing that probably springs to mind is just how juicy and ripe - and tasty - they are going to be. [more]

Tomato plant. Photograph by Graham Soult


Choosing a trampoline for your garden
To provide healthy, safe fun for all the family, you should look for specific characteristics in terms of shape, size and build quality when choosing a trampoline for your garden. [more]

Boy flipping on a trampoline. Photograph by David Schauer


Apply your spring hair-cutting routine for the perfect lawn
As winter retreats and our gardens start re-emerging from their hibernation it's the perfect time to give your lawns some much-needed TLC. [more]

Rotak 43 LI Cordless Lawnmower. Photograph courtesy of Bosch Lawn & Garden


Preparing your garden for winter
As you enjoy the last of the summer, there are plenty of jobs that need to be tackled if your garden is to be on top form for next year's growing season. [more]

Preparing your garden for winter. Photograph by Graham Soult


Seven tips for the first-time gardener
Not everyone sees themselves as green-fingered, but don't let that dissuade you from having a go. [more]

Potted geranium with gardening tools. Photograph by Fran Linden


Ideas for using and furnishing your conservatory
Originally designed to allow people to grow plants even during the colder weather, the conservatory is now a popular addition for those who are looking for extra space without the expense of a full-blown extension. [more]

Conservatory at Standen (National Trust). Photograph by Graham Soult


Tips for creating a low maintenance garden
With today's hectic lifestyles, garden owners increasingly desire a space that requires the very minimum of maintenance. [more]

Tips for creating a low maintenance garden. Image ©Earth Designs


Do I need a landscape gardener or a builder?
Some garden projects are more complex than others and it can be difficult to know who to call when you want to get the work done by a professional. [more]

Garden spade. Photograph by walkersalmanac at Pixabay


Growing vegetables in a greenhouse
Greenhouses make for more adventurous, and more bountiful, crops of vegetables, and are an invaluable tool for any gardener keen to expand their vegetable-growing repertoire. [more]

Seedlings in a greenhouse. Photograph by Colin Brough


How can garden wood preservatives help keep your garden furniture safe?
Quality garden furniture can be expensive and you want it to look good for many years even though it is often exposed to the elements outside. [more]

How can garden wood preservatives help keep your garden furniture safe? Photograph by Graham Soult


Choosing the right patio heater for your outdoor space
There's nothing better than enjoying summer evenings under the gentle, radiating warmth of a patio heater. [more]

Gas patio heater. Photograph by Simply Patio Heaters


The pros and cons of having a deck in your garden
While there are both pros and cons of opting for decking over a patio or a gravelled area, there is no denying that creating an extension of your home can bring huge benefits. [more]

Garden with deck. Photograph by Graham Soult


Getting the best from a long, thin garden
If you live in an urban environment, there is a good chance that your garden is a long, skinny, rectangular shape. [more]

Getting the best from a long, thin garden. Image ©Earth Designs


How to maintain block paving
Block paving will always be susceptible to weeds and moss as well as general wear and tear, but with a little maintenance you can ensure that your driveway or patio stays in tip-top condition for many years to come. [more]

Block paved driveway. Photograph by Graham Soult


Making your garden presentable ready to sell your house
Looking to sell your home? Make sure you give some serious thought to improving your garden - it could help get more people through the door leading to a much swifter sale. [more]

Broken garden paving. Photograph by Josh Cantrell


Planting trees in small gardens - what you need to know
When you've a small garden there is less space to work with, so it is very important when planting trees that you choose ones that fit their surroundings. [more]

Planting trees in small gardens - what you need to know. Photograph by Unif at Pixabay


How to create a contemporary garden
There are many ways that you can create a contemporary garden with a modern look. Not all these need be expensive or time consuming to achieve. [more]

How to create a contemporary garden. Image ©Earth Designs


Choosing the right garden footwear for the right job
With such a vast array of gardening footwear now on offer, it's worth making sure you've got the right kit for the right job - ensuring that you'll stay warm, dry, safe and comfortable. [more]

Garden clogs on a deck. Photograph by Graham Soult


Protecting your garage and its contents
Our garages can store housands of pounds worth of items, yet many of us do not properly insure the outbuildings on our land and they are not always covered by home insurance policies. [more]

Garage door. Photograph by Mattox


Eyecatching garden lighting ideas
There are many different reasons why garden lighting is important - for visibility, security or enjoyment. [more]

Lighting in a snowy garden. Photograph by Graham Soult


How to find the perfect landscape contractor
Choosing a landscape contractor to design your perfect garden is an important decision that should not be rushed into. [more]

Person mowing a lawn. Photograph by Andrea Kratzenberg


Cutting roses for Valentine's Day
Traditionally given as a sign of love, roses are the perfect bouquet or centrepiece for Valentine's Day. If you are lucky enough to be able to cut your own, here are a few top tips to get you started. [more]

Red roses. Photograph by Mihai Ontanu





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