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A Garden Makeover following Extension Works

We do love a Garden Makeover and we were especially pleased with this one we completed back in June for our clients. Following an extension to the property, the builders had built over the existing patio and some of the garden, so the garden needed a redesign. The...

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Fun things to do with Pallets in your Garden

Are you looking for some simple and inexpensive ways to spruce up your garden? We’ve been seeing some brilliantly creative things done to transform pallets for use in the garden recently, so we thought that we would share some of our favourite ideas for things to do...

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Common Garden Plant Diseases

It can be hard to know how to treat Garden Plant diseases unless you know what you're dealing with. Here are a few plant diseases that we commonly see in our clients gardens. Hopefully by knowing what they are, you will be able to look out for them and identify them...

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Common Garden Pests

Common Garden Pests can be a nuisance when you’re doing your best to grow plants in your garden and keep them in tip top shape, but you keep finding they are being damaged. Many of these creepy crawlies can be managed with a few of these tips: Erect Physical Barriers...

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Ideas for Plants for a Mixed Sunny Border

We've certainly had a few days of beautiful sunny weather over the past week and it's got us thinking about starting to get the garden ready for summer.  With everything going on in the world at the moment, it also looks like people will be spending more time in their...

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Planting of Snowdrops “in the green”

Although the weather this week hasn't been the best, there are signs that Spring is on its way, and one of the first signs of Spring is often the appearance of Snowdrops! Snowdrops are on the Snowdrops CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...

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Mulching Your Garden in Winter

Any seasoned gardener knows that mulching can be beneficial for your garden, but if you’re wondering what mulching is, and how it can help your garden then keep reading! Mulch is the commonly used term for any kind of material which is laid or spread as a covering,...

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