Paving Slabs – Natural or Man Made?

Paving Slabs - Natural or Man Made?
Thinking about laying a new patio? Then consider all your options before committing to one paving style or another. These days there are so many paving slabs available to Irish gardeners. You can choose anything to suit your budget and there is a stone colour to match with almost every paint colour so that you ...

Using Donegal Quartzite Stone in Landscaping

Using Donegal Quartzite Stone in Landscaping
Landscaping projects will always benefit from the additional of natural, decorative stone and there are many ways in which you can incorporate this product into your garden designs. Donegal Quartzite stone is one of the most popular decorative stone options available to Irish gardeners & landscapers. This stone comes in lovely natural hues of golden ...

Christmas Gift Ideas for Gardeners

Christmas Gift Ideas for Gardeners
Why not get the one you love the most a gardening gift this Christmas? You can find gifts for young & old that won’t break the bank!  Because we at TheGardenShop Love gardening we know all of the best gardening gifts and want you to know all about them too. Below is a selection of ...

Build your Own Garden Furniture

Build your Own Garden Furniture
Sometimes gardening is best when we do it ourselves. We can really appreciate a piece of garden furniture, bench or table if we put our own sweat into it and we maybe put our own ‘twist’ on it. If you build it yourself then you gain a certain ownership and sentimentality that you would not ...

Artificial Grass Installation Tips & Advice

Artificial Grass Installation Tips & Advice
As more & more of us turn to artificial grass for their gardens we, at the garden shop want to help and advise you on how to get the best results from your own artificial lawns. When you are tired of mowing the lawns and pulling weeds and you prefer to spend time in your ...

Garden Trellis to Screen your Oil Tank

Garden Trellis to Screen your Oil Tank
Here at the gardenshop we offer tips and advice on how to make your garden looking its best all year round. There are so many ways & ideas to make your garden work better and look better with a little time and effort.  For those who have unsightly oil or water tanks in their garden ...

Rubber Garden Edging for Low Maintenance Gardening

Rubber Garden Edging for Low Maintenance Gardening
Low maintenance is always a hot topic in gardening and gardens. We all want a neat and pristine garden, we all want to be able to enjoy our garden – but we certainly don’t want to become a slave to the gardening, and rightly so! So, here at How to Garden we have some tips ...

Decorative Stone at Bloom 2015

Decorative Stone at Bloom 2015
If your looking for ways to use decorative stone in your garden this year then there is no where better to look for ideas than our very own Bloom. Held in Phoneix Park each May, the Bloom festival offers a huge range of garden ideas throughout its selection of show gardens. With that there is ...

Garden Furniture

Garden Furniture
The sun is here! High pressure hangs over Ireland and were hanging on to it for dear life! If we can just get one weekend of summer we can all rest easy. Of Course, we can only rest easy if we have comfortable garden furniture on which to rest! So you say, what options are ...

Decorative Stone Uses in The Garden

Decorative Stone Uses in The Garden
Designing a garden should always include a certain amount of decorative stone. This landscaping material comes with many benefits and is a great addition to a design of planting scheme. Over the many years of garden design and changing fashions, decorative stone has always been used in one way or another   The benefits of ...