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Welcoming beneficial wildlife into your garden

When considering what could benefit your garden, insects may not be the first thing to spring to mind. With hungry pests eyeing up your hard work as potential dinner, it can be tempting to keep all bugs at bay.

Renting out your outdoor buildings - what you need to know before opening the doors

It’s no secret that everyone is looking for a way to bring a little more money in. If you’re lucky enough to have the space outside your home, you may already have an outdoor building such as a log cabin or summer house.

Staying safe when using BBQs: An expert Guide

As the warmer months are upon us, there’s nothing quite like dining under the sun, in the great outdoors. Therefore, there’s no surprise why so many of us, (when the weather is just right) jump to the chance, of bringing out those paddling pools and fire up the BBQ at every opportunity.

Garden adaptations to increase elderly accessibility

Recent findings from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that Britain officially has an ageing population. By 2039, one in every 12 of us will be aged over 80, and one in three babies born in 2013 are expected to reach 100 years of age.

How to spruce up your garden in time for summer

The rise of entertaining at home is apparent in the UK. Therefore, there’s a need to keep your garden space clean and tidy at all times.

What is the cost of gardening?

Many Brits take pride and joy in keeping their garden looking its best — but it can be costly! It’s estimated that over the course of a gardener’s lifetime, they’ll spend £30,000 on tending to their garden.

How to make a barbecue pit in your garden

Summer’s nearly here and it’s time to start making the most of the nice weather with some al fresco dining. But why not put a twist on the standard barbecue by creating a barbecue pit?

Six ways your outdoor space can deter thieves and secure your home

Keeping your home secure is a must for any homeowner or tenant. Burglars are getting craftier than ever, so it’s up to you to make sure that your home is locked and secure at all times with enough deterrents to send away thieves.

Adding structure to your garden

Adding structure to your garden

It’s cold and definitely not sunny so you probably aren’t spending much time in your garden at the moment! However, this time of year is perfect for you to take stock of your outside space and plan improvements.

Encourage your children to get involved in the garden

Despite popular belief that it is a relaxing activity for the older generation, gardening is in fact exciting for all of the family.

How to build a storage building on your property

Storage buildings may let you move enough stuff out of the garage so that you can park your cars in there again. However, there’s more to the process than picking a building out of a catalogue or from a website and it magically appearing in your garden.

Understanding the laws and legislation of gardening

Gardening is a fun hobby for all, it encourages a feel-good vibe and allows for some relaxation time. However, some activities that you do could land you in hot water.

How the garden has evolved over time

Gardens in Britain have been shrinking since the 1920s – and by looking at our own gardens, we probably wouldn’t notice it.

How to start grafting

When you are struggling for space in your garden, grafting your plants and trees is a fantastic solution to your problem.

Making the most of your garden: even in a small space

For many of us, it feels as though our garden could always be bigger, and we don’t have enough space to truly make the most of our gardens.