Category: Gardening

9 Ways To Create A Child Friendly Garden

This is a collaborative post These days, with so many children glued to iPhones, tablets, computers and TV screens, it can be a daunting task to try and get children away from technology and outside into the fresh air, so when you can peel them away, it is nice to …

7 Simple Ways To Improve Your Garden This Autumn

I am a fair weather gardener. During the spring I am chomping at the bit to get out there to tidy things up and see what’s starting to push up. In the summer I am out there most days, tending to this and that or just meandering about and enjoying …

This Is Why I Garden

I only got into gardening a few years ago. My mum has been a lifelong gardener and tried to attract me to it as a child and then as an adult, but it just wasn’t for me. I could appreciate a garden looking nice and when we moved from our …

5 Reasons to Visit Gardener’s World Live

Last week my mum and I went along to BBC’s Gardener’s World Live. We go every year and it’s a real annual highlight for us. A day for us to indulge our love of gardening, surrounded by beautiful sights and scents. I can’t recommend it enough, which is why today …

Creating a Rose Garden

I adore roses, they are my favourite of all plants and as such, I have a fair few in my garden. And by a fair few, I mean at least twenty at last count, and I may have overlooked one or two. I must get back out and check! As …

5 Tips for Encouraging Wildlife into your Garden

I went along to the inspiring Gardeners’ World Live exhibition a few days ago, and as well as adoring it and coming away with a fair few new plants, I also came away with ideas. I found that the show clarified for me what I wanted from my garden, which …

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