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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.

The versatility of the cherry picker: Aiding artistic design and sport

The cherry picker isn’t exactly known for being used during exciting situations. Usually, they’re used as a machine that can help maintain buildings at a height, fix telephone and electricity poles, aid construction workers, and aid workers who are trying to pick fruit.

How to get bedding plants right

Finding the right bedding plants for your garden can often be difficult, so why not let us help you? Why not try some bedding plants to spring your garden back into life?

Bloor Homes creating gorgeous gardens this spring

Bloor Homes creating gorgeous gardens this spring

With the official start to spring marking a welcome change in the weather, Bloor Homes South Midlands is challenging home owners across the region to get their outdoor spaces looking tip top this season.

How to lay paving slabs or a patio area professionally

The biggest benefit of laying your own patio or paving in general is also the most obvious: you get to save up to 80% on the costs of a pro job. And that’s especially true if you shop online for what you need and bag yourself a bargain.

Beaches, booze and barbecues: The recipe for the perfect summer

Beaches, booze and barbecues: The recipe for the perfect summer

Six barbecues, nine days sunbathing, three packets of hayfever tablets and two jugs of Pimm’s - those are the ingredients of the typical British summer, according to new research.

Give your garden a summer makeover

The sun is shining in the sky and bumble bees are dozily humming on a breeze. You’re curled up on a swinging chair with your favourite book and nothing but the sound of a lawn mower in the far off distance…at least that’s the scenario you could be enjoying if you give your garden a summer makeover!

5 gardening blogs you NEED to read

When it comes to advice and your garden, perhaps you’ve relied solely on printed magazines or your grandparents' inspiring words over the years and then headed out and toiled in the great outdoors.

Take your garden to the next level

Take your garden to the next level

Spring is in full force, and that means it's gardening season in much of the UK. Even without considering planting, this is a great time of year to get out in the yard or garden and tidy things up, organise, and generally improve the layout.

Living off the land: How to grow and maintain food in your garden

An increasing number of people are using their allotments and gardens to grow fruit and vegetables. This isn’t some time of idealistic ‘back to nature’ trend.

Eat fresh this season with new edible plant collection from Seed Pantry

Eat fresh this season with new edible plant collection from Seed Pantry

Seed Pantry has launched a new range of fresh food plants to grow your own seasonal produce at home, indoors and outdoors.

Urban bee keeping workshops

Urban bee keeping workshops

With our bees continuing to face major challenges, Camilla Goddard of Capital Bee is keen to mobilise more of us to step up for bees and is holding small group taster bee keeping workshops at St Ermin's Hotel, central London during the Chelsea Fringe

Housebuilder creates a buzz with new partnership

Housebuilder creates a buzz with new partnership

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes has joined forces with British skincare company Bee Good to highlight its support of, and the importance of bees.