Bark chippings advantages

Bark chippings advantages
Bark chipping or bark mulch is an invaluable addition to all gardens as there uses are endless and they bring many advantages to gardening. Bark chippings that is available for sale in Ireland generally comes from spruce plantations and is the waste or left overs from sawmills milling processes. Bark can come in a range ...

Garden Planters for shaded sites

Garden Planters for shaded sites
Shaded areas of gardens are always the most troublesome. The lack of sunlight means few things will grow there and the result is a patch of either bare soil, or soil that only weeds will grow. These areas of the garden can appear dull and lifeless and it may seem that there is little that ...

Elder & Elderberry Wine

Elder & Elderberry Wine
We are all fond of our super foods these days, but did you know that our native elderberry is a superfood too? Elder berries are high in antioxidants and they are great at fighting away cold & flus. The elderberry is also high in Vitamin A and B So why not try and make your ...

Building a Raised Bed

Building a Raised Bed
Weekend project 101- Building your own raised bed is a natural progression of every avid gardener and something that we must all do at some point in our many years of gardening. The benefits of a raised bed are extensive and certainly outweigh the few negatives Now that I have mentioned the negatives of raised ...

Garden Chimeneas

Garden Chimeneas
For an added focal point and feature in your garden the addition of a garden chimenea or fire pit cannot be beaten. The addition of a flame to a garden creates a whole new element and will encourage people to come and gather round and enjoy both the heat and comfort that they offer The ...

Garden Furniture Ideas

Garden Furniture Ideas
When the sun returns and the days are getting longer all our lives take a turn for the better as we once again can begin our outdoor living. There is nothing better than enjoying a nice cool drink or light meal in the warmth of a sunny garden. All we need to complete the scene ...

Solar Lights for your Garden

Solar Lights for your Garden
Using lights in your Garden is a great way of adding colour and interest. Lights provide and focal point and allow you to extend the use of your garden into the night. While water can be considered an essentail feature of a garden, lighting too has become an element that can not be omitted from ...

Useless Pallets & Garden Planters

Useless Pallets & Garden Planters
Timber pallet mountains are a thing of the past as we can now find so many uses to put our old pallets to. The question you ask is; what pallets am i talking about? Well most shops and businesses often find themselves with a pile of pallets amounting in their store yard and are often ...

The Wonders of PVC Mesh Fencing

The Wonders of PVC Mesh Fencing
When I first bought a roll of PVC Mesh it was to fix my every rampant clematis to the garden wall. But since that faithful day the list of usage that I has since put this product to are endless and no doubt the list will continue to grow. As a plant support (which is ...

A Chiminea Can Add A Touch Of Comfort To Summer Evenings

A Chiminea Can Add A Touch Of Comfort To Summer Evenings
The Garden Chiminea is a great way to get the most out of a long summer’s evening. With our unpredictable weather we are ready at the drop of a hat to get out and get sunbathing. Having a garden chiminea is a great excuse to sit out and enjoy these fleeting days well into the ...