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How Do I Storm Proof My Fencing?

This winter has been one of the mildest on record. It's seen a succession of storms land on the UK’s west coast. In Wales, flooding has been widespread, with the country experiencing more than twice the average rainfall for December – though, for a variety of reasons, Wales did not experience the same level of destruction as, say, Cumbria. High winds and heavy rainfall are nevertheless expected to hit once again - alongside one or two spells of genuinely wintry temperatures. Welsh homeowners Read more [...]

4 Super Simple Ways to Get Your Urban Garden Going

Your garden needs some love. But, if you have an urban garden, it’s vital that you get this going in the best way. After all, urban gardens can take some time to develop. But, when they do come in, they look fabulous. For small gardens, it’s imperative that you make the most of your space. After all, you don’t have to have a large imposing garden to make the most of what you have. On the contrary, there are some super simple ways that you can make your garden grow.   Tiny Garden Read more [...]

Alfresco Dining Design: Things To Consider

Slowly but surely the days are getting longer, and the weather is beginning to warm and brighten up. The spring and summer months provide plenty of opportunity for barbecues, parties and picnics in the garden. Whether you are designing from scratch or planning a renovation, here are some pointers that will help you create the perfect alfresco dining area in your garden. Furniture   The first thing to consider is what type of garden furniture will be the central focus of your outdoor Read more [...]

6 Simple Tips To Make Your Front Yard Look Incredible

Most people tend to focus on their back yard and ignore their front yard. The thing is that your front yard is the first thing people see when they come to your home. If you have a shabby looking garden, people will assume that your house is shabby too. That means that you need to ensure that your front yard is as impressive as your home interior. Here are some simple tips that will help you do just that.   1. Use flowers as a feature   A front yard full of flowers might sound Read more [...]

Sensual Ideas For a Beautiful Relaxation Garden

When it comes to relaxation techniques in the garden, perhaps we should take a tip from the Japanese. Their style builds peace and calm into every space, and they create a haven from the world. Just because you live in a suburban home doesn't exclude you from such a space; you just need to adapt their style and introduce a few new features. Then you will be able to turn your backyard into a relaxing hideaway from the rat race. Let’s take a look at a few ways to achieve this idyllic goal. It Read more [...]

How to Create an Other Worldly Garden

Wouldn’t you love to step outside into your garden and feel as if you’d just entered paradise? Unfortunately, the site most of us are met with is nothing but broken water features and dirty chew toys. If you’re willing to invest time and money into this project, you too can enjoy an other worldly garden. Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do:     Get Rid of Weeds   No other worldly style gardens ever have weeds. Get rid of them as best you can. You’ll Read more [...]

The Ultimate Guide To Safety In The Garden

Safety In the garden is of paramount importance. It is a space for the whole family to enjoy, whatever their age, and a place where you entertain guests in the summer. Eliminating the danger from a garden is impossible, but sensible precautions can make the chances of an accident or another mishap unlikely.   Here are a few top tips for creating a safe backyard where old and young alike can relax and enjoy the fresh air safely.   Water All gardens benefit from water, but Read more [...]

Invaluable Advice For Erecting A Garden Fence

Security is of paramount importance in and around the home these days. If you believe all the hype, burglars are queuing up to relieve you of your belongings. Garden thefts make up a high percentage of reported burglaries, but people could prevent many of them if they made the effort. It doesn’t cost a lot to invest in products that secure your property.   A physical barrier will help protect a perfect garden and stop prying eyes from casing the joint. Too many people ignore that fact, Read more [...]

3 Mind-Blowing Art Pieces For Your Garden

A garden is more than just an outside space. Your garden should be your pride and joy. When planning your garden space, don't just think about flowers and trees. There is a whole variety of things you can include in your garden that will make the space look fresh and original. Many people leave their gardens. They let the space become an overgrown mess. Doing so may seem like a good idea, especially during the winter months, but you will regret neglecting that space. When the summer comes around Read more [...]

Glass – The Ultimate Fence

It is hard to imagine life without glass. Being so clear, it is almost easy to ignore. From the minute you wake up and open the bedroom window, your favorite coffee mug, the car window as you drive to work, to the beautiful glass office. Glass is an integral part of our everyday life. The use of glass can be traced back from ancient civilizations such as Mesopotamia and Egypt. Around the 12th Century, grand buildings such as churches were decorated with colored glass which formed an important part Read more [...]