| Garden Design Methodology
There are many long term benefits to be had, if you spend a little time on carefully designing a garden. Not only can you design to have an attractive garden, but also one that is low in maintenance, is as safe as possible, and can be used for a variety of different activities....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
People love gardens: being in then, looking at them, caring for them
For some it is a job; for others a passion or hobby.
Gardens are for all ages, and learning about or participating can be rewarding wherever you live in the world.
The Garden Industry is a major area of interest world wide.
People garden both as a hobby, and as a job.
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| Growing Plans Inside Your House
There is no such thing as an “indoor plant”. All plants occur naturally out of doors; but some will tolerate indoors better than others....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Home Garden Watering Systems
A watering system can mean the difference between your garden thriving or struggling. It can also reduce the time you spend bucketing or hosing water onto your plants....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| How to Make a Garden in Containers
Tubs and containers can be attractive in themselves but with the right plants, they can be real garden features. Plumbers use old toilet cisterns, mechanics make plant in tyres and housewives frequently use old tins, jars and bottles from the kitchen. All sorts of things can be used as a container to grow plants in and in this day and age, the range of pots, tubs, hanging baskets and planter boxes available in our nurseries seem to be never ending. So the search goes on for something unique and appealing which will set your garden apart from those of your friends and neighbours....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Keeping a Garden Cooler in Summer
Nothing beats relaxing in the shade with a cool drink on a hot summer afternoon, or entertaining friends around the barbecue on a balmy evening. A badly designed garden though, can become very hot and uncomfortable, both for relaxing and working in, so now is the time to look at how you can change your gardening habits, and perhaps even redesign your garden to be a more summer-friendly area....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Looking After plants
To get the best start in looking after your plants there are two simple steps:
Select the right plants. If you choose plants that are difficult to grow in the conditions found in your garden – then you will have a lot of problems, and your garden will always be likely to struggle.
Prepare your garden well, prior to planting. This includes improving the soil, or growing media, providing drainage and shade where required, completely all structural works, and removing weeds....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Seasonal Cut Flowers
Turn your Christmas or New Year’s Eve party into a floral spectacular by planting now! It’s not too late to plant seedlings which will be flowering by Christmas. You’ll need to get in quickly though, and give the plants extra care to ensure you have enough cut flowers to see you through the festive season....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Small Gardens
Townhouses, Units, Terrace houses all have one thing in common – small garden areas, courtyards or terraces. But don’t let the challenge of a small area cramp your style – small gardens can be fabulous retreats if you put in a bit of forward planning. ...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Summer Flowering Plants | Garden Courses |Gardening Books
"The same plant species may flower at slightly different times of year in different parts."...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Tips for Home Garden Improvement
A well-designed garden serves the owner’s needs, and getting the design right starts with a proper understanding of what is needed. ...(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Tree Houses for Children's Play
To develop properly, a child needs a wide range of experiences, and for many of those experiences they need a space where they can be alone (or with other children); where they can feel away from adults. Any cubby will provide a child with “their own space”, but a tree house will provide an even greater feeling of distance from adults, but still enable parents to keep a watchful eye on their children, and for the children to know that their parents are still within hailing distance....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more
| Water Problems
Water is great to have in the garden; provided it is kept where you want it. Wherever you have water, you need waterproof membranes to keep it in....(Excerpt from page) Click to read more