Gardens

Elizabeth Macgregor Nursery

This small cottage nursery in the Scottish borders has released its 2021 catalogue. Welcome news for gardeners everywhere!

Water features are lovely in gardens

Is your garden looking neglected? perhaps it's become overgrown and you don't know where to start, or it's so dull you seldom venture into it? Well having appealing outside space is good for our health while well-tended gardens can add a lot of value to a property. So don't throw your hands up in despair, follow these tips and your garden will be looking great again

This social enterprise is the answer to your frustration at what to buy for that difficult relative who disingenuously says they don't want anything for Christmas

Peony Red Charm

Nurseryman Alec White of Befordshire’s Primrose Hall Nursery urges us to fill our gardens with peonies, that most lushly petalled beauty

Stop Digging ground screws are great for small building projects

For small projects such as garden rooms, is it time to embrace the ground screw over concrete for the all important foundations?

Dvelas

Take an old sail and turn it into fabulous contemporary outdoor furniture. It's recycling, it's upcycling, it's environmentally sound..yet, perhaps surprisingly, products aren't that easy to find

Danish eco start-up Sprout has taken window sill food cultivation up a notch with their plant a pencil and watch it grow...basil, tomatoes, parsley, micro greens, whatever takes your fancy

Trex Decking is eco friendly

In the US it's become a generic term for decking, though Trex isn't quite so well known on our side of the pond. Yet. But it's wooing us Europeans with its new Trex Contour decking, which is super eco, super hardwearing and super smart

Make a memory garden

Dealing with loss is one of the hardest things we have to go through in life. Allowing ourselves time to remember and cherish the memories of loved ones is crucial to the healing process

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