Yes, we’re talking about mint! The breath-saving, tummy-taming, taste-boosting mint. At Fantastic Gardeners, we love this refreshing plant and why wouldn’t we? It is fragrant, easy to grow, and has a myriad of beneficial uses in culinary arts, medicine, and cosmetics. Even bees love its rich nectar! Find out some of the most popular health […]
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Gardening has grown into a widespread culture with many different outlets. Like everything else, we’ve adapted our gardens to suit our individual tastes and preferences. You might take that as a given, but gardening hasn't always been like this.
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.
If you think November is all about raking leaves and tidying up think again. There’s no reason at all why your autumn and winter garden should be short on colour and an excellent display at this time of year makes you look like an expert. As Christopher Lloyd (a sagacious gardener) said, nobody expects anything […]
Birds make a great addition to your garden, they’re great to look at and they’re useful. Birds will eat slugs, snails, aphids and insects. It’s not difficult to attract birds to your garden, here are our top tips.