Hedging that Helps Birds AND Hedgehogs

Help give birds a beautiful home with new RSPB garden bird and hedgehog hedging packs Want to help your local bird population to thrive by doing your bit for nature? Online hedge growers and suppliers Best4hedging have launched special, bird-friendly hedging packs that have been approved by the RSPB, for their ability to provide all […]

Preparing the Garden for Outdoor Fun

Every year, although we await it eagerly, spring seems to leap upon us. We seem to spend the winter waiting for warmer weather then, before we know it, the garden is growing and the weeds are the ones growing the fastest. We’re all familiar with the time when we step outside to peruse the damage […]

Power Garden Tools for Dad this Father’s Day

Springtime is the perfect season to tackle bigger garden projects and Aldi Specialbuys has a fantastic range of excellent quality, great value garden gear to help you get the job done. Watering & Maintenance – in store on 23rd April Petrol Chainsaw (£79.99) Trimming trees and hacking back shrubs has never been easier with Aldi’s […]

Hozelock Garden Reel – What Do You Use Your Hose For?

Our hosepipe endures a lot. Five of us use it daily for different activities. From washing muddy wellington boots to filling up the duck’s pond, to watering the hanging baskets. Usually it’s seen as a slithering snake hiding in the grass, only poking out as it sprawls across the drive just waiting for someone to […]

The Best Shops for Gifts for Young Gardeners

We have put together a guide on buying gifts for young gardeners. Below are our favourite stores for finding the gift that will keep your loved ones big and small entertained in the great outdoors. The Eden Project The Eden Project has a wide range of gifts for those kids that love the great outdoors. […]

Houseplant of the Month!

The houseplant of the month for December is the Phalaenopsis Orchid, an elegant and feminine plant with slender stems, shiny leaves and butterfly-like flowers. Fluttering flowers Stemming from the Greek ‘Phalaina’ meaning ‘moth’, and ‘opsis’ meaning ‘like’, the Phalaenopsis flower resembles the fluttering wings of a moth, whilst possessing the beautiful colours of a butterfly. […]