With nothing much to do in the garden during the month of December, as newly planted trees and bulbs are growing roots under the mulch you’ve spread like we advised you in October, you’re probably staying in front of the cosy fireplace, making a list of the bulbs you need to buy in spring, reflecting on what turned out right this year and what you need to improve in the lawn, flower beds, and perennial gardens next season.
An initiative of the The Society for Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) started 14 years ago, National Maintenance Week is a drive to raise awareness among owners of all kinds of buildings, not just ancient and period homes, about the importance of regular care and prevention of any damage that time and weather can cause.
Rainy weather can dampen the enthusiasm of any gardener. They say that God created rainy days so gardeners could do all of the house work. If you are one of those green thumbs that are stuck at home due to bad weather, here are 12 inspiring gardening quotes to keep your spirits up: Read More
When it comes to Christmas, it’s all about traditions and family time. It goes without saying that the number one Christmas tradition is to decorate the Christmas tree. However, picking up the perfect tree can be quite a hassle. Here are some handy tips for first-time buyers of real Christmas trees: Read More
November is finally here and the Halloween craze is already a thing of the past. Most people are already excited about Christmas and think of ways to decorate their homes and gardens for the holiday. If you have window boxes, you can use them as part of your holiday decorations. There are different ways to decorate window boxes for Christmas and you try out different themes and play with ornaments and fairy lights. Here are some creative Christmas window box decorating ideas that might inspire to step up your decorating game this year: Read More