It’s getting to the time of year that you need to start thinking about putting your ‘garden to bed’, it can be a sad process, as it signifies the end of the summer.
Peat derives from a rare habitat known as lowland raised bogs. This is a diminishing resource which is why the need for peat free soil is becoming extremely important. Flora and fauna depend on these bogs and when they are destroyed to make compost, this hurts climate change.
Getting decking fitted is quite a costly house addition, it is also fairly time consuming, so maintaining it and keeping on top of deck care is important if you want to save money and increase the lifespan of your new decking.
The hot weather can be a drag on your garden, the combination of hot sun and less rainfall can leave your plants parched. But extra watering isn’t the only adjustment you need to make to your garden maintenance schedule.
The first taste of sun this year has had everyone heading to their local garden centres and DIY stores ready to throw lavish garden parties this summer, to celebrate the end of lockdown.
Gardening is far from child’s play, a huge amount of work goes into keeping your garden looking beautiful all year round, and so you may want to hire professional help. It’s not just time that can get between you and a beautiful garden.
Wooden decking can deteriorate if it is not well looked after, it is susceptible to heavy footfall and the surface is exposed to the elements such as sun, rain and ice. When water pools on top it can expose the decking to rot, or it can discolour the wood. But don’t lose hope , there are a few things you can do to help
Hiring a garden maintenance service is an important step in keeping your garden in good condition and ensuring you can get the most of it all year round. There are many reasons why hiring a maintenance company is a good idea, but we have listed the main five below.
Once it gets darker and the temperature starts to drop, it is a good idea to prepare your garden for the winter, so that your plants are ready for everything the season has to throw at them. There’s a little bit of garden maintenance you can do to protect your plants through winter and help them last into spring
Zero emissions gardening companies take an environmentally conscious approach to gardening, simultaneously looking after customers gardens and also the wider environment. Although the industry of gardening might seem like it should be in tune with nature, and eco-friendly, often it isn’t.
There are many important, productive and effective tasks to be done in your garden this autumn to keep you active, to encourage you to enjoy the crisp autumnal air and to ensure your garden or outdoor space is ready for the spring.
Let’s face it, while the summer heatwave is a great time to enjoy your outdoor space, the strong rays of the sun can play havoc with your grass, scorching the lawn and causing a dry, brown unsightly finish to your garden.
You don’t have to be Alan Titchmarsh or The Duchess of Cambridge to show off your outdoor space, you just need a little help and guidance to get the area you want and love!
Whether you are a seasoned gardener, just starting out or looking for new ways to keep busy during the lockdown we have just what you need to make the most out of your garden and find some solace during this uncertain time.
Though summer is usually the time to enjoy the fruits of one’s labour from earlier in the year,there is no time like the present to make your outdoor space a beautiful, comfortable, happy haven.