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 ...

Echinacea for a winter display

Echinacea for a winter display
The Changing seasons bring with it a changing appearance and feel to our gardens and countryside. While many people want flowers to bloom all year round and for trees to keep their green foliage through the winter months, there is more to gain from working with what nature offers and embrace the on-coming of winter ...

Patio Cleaner Spring Clean

Patio Cleaner Spring Clean
Patio Cleaners are a simple and safe way to remove algae and green mould from all stone features in gardens. Each spring, after the cold damp winter months have passed the garden generally looks the worst from wears and one of the ways to brighten up your garden is to revitalise your paths, paving, patio ...

Growing Canna Lily

Growing Canna Lily
Tropical Flowering Canna plants are wonderful additions to an exotic style garden. While cannas are often grown in Ireland they are not an easy plant to propagate or keep as they require a bit of gardening know-how to achieve heathy and luscious plants. But we gardeners like a challenge and the best way to learn ...

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 ...

Artificial Grass – Low maintenance gardening

Artificial Grass – Low maintenance gardening
Of all the parts of a garden, lawns areas or grass requires the most amount of maintenance & time. Every two weeks the lawnmower needs to be wrestled out of the shed, the throttle yanked until beams of sweat drip from your forehead, clods of wet grass getting stuck in the deck & your faithful ...

Lawn moss killer without the scarifier

Lawn moss killer without the scarifier
A wave of easy to use lawn moss killer products are now available on the market. All these products are offering the same promise of killing moss on your lawns and more importantly not needing to follow up with a intensive day of raking & scarifying all the dead moss out of the lawn Some ...

Soil Renew & Soil Health

Soil Renew & Soil Health
The importance of soil health is becoming more and more in focus in recent years and this can only bring good things for the future of our environment, countryside & all the plants and animals that live within it. Soil renew is one of a new wave of products that in recent years has found ...

Raised Bed Preparation & Reduced Cultivation

Raised Bed Preparation & Reduced Cultivation
Preparing your vegetable beds for spring sowing can start as early as the previous autumn. The sooner you prepare the soil of your raised beds the better chance your soil will have to settle down and for life to return to it after the turmoil of the digging & weeding   These days reduced cultivation ...

Garden Furniture Restoration

Garden Furniture Restoration
After months of freezing conditions, wind, rain, sleet and snow our garden furniture can look the worst for wear come early spring. So, one of the first tasks on my list this year was to rejuvenate my garden furniture. For this you would need a few basic tools including sand paper, a paint brush and ...