Buying the right shed for your garden can often be difficult; therefore we have come up with 5 tips to consider when choosing the right shed.
Whilst grass takes up much of your garden, at least part of it needs to be made up of paving or some form of hard surface to make it easier to move around, and create outdoor sitting/dining areas.
Gardens are not just for enjoying the wildlife and socialising, they are also an area which many disabled people long to be able to enjoy. It is often a shame that a lot of gardens are not laid out to accommodate those with varying needs.
Your driveway is one of the most important aspects of your property maintenance. Whether it’s where you park the car or watch the children play, a maintained drive is a critical part of homeownership.
Whether you’re embarking on some serious redesigning of your garden or commercial landscape or just want to brighten up your driveway, there are a thousand ways to go about it. It can be hard to know where to start, so we’ve compiled some resources to help you along.
You’ll often find reruns and new episodes of gardening and landscaping shows such as Ground Force or Gardeners’ World. They can help provide ideas and tips, and you’ll get a good idea of what it takes to fulfill a landscaping project.
Staff at your local B&Q, Homebase or independent garden centre will be able to help you out with various queries and ideas, so head down there at the weekend to see what’s on offer!
Flip through magazines such as BBC Gardeners’ World, Gardens Illustrated, Garden Answers or Grow Your Own for inspiration, tips and tricks. You’ll find advice columns, features and much more.
Social media site Pinterest is an incredibly visual, interactive ‘pin board’. A simple search for ‘beautiful gardens’ will bring up a plethora of different gardens, while ‘small garden design ideas’ could help you out with designing your own small landscape.
Garden shows are held throughout the year, and it can be hugely helpful to speak to industry professionals about landscaping best practices.
There’s no better way to get a feel for different landscapes than by walking through them! Make a beeline for Royal Horticultural Society gardens, country houses or even just your local park. Places like RHS Hyde Hall Gardens, with their highly cultivated plants, themes and techniques, will really inspire you to try something new in your own landscape.