Great ways for families to use a garden room

AD | Collaborative post In recent years, the garden has become a more sociable place than ever and personally, we use ours a lot more than we ever did before. Not only is it a place to play for Erin but somewhere we can see our friends and family and have BBQs or picnics. We’re really lucky that we have a large garden with lots of space. Lately, we have been thinking about what we could do with the space and what would benefit us in the long run. Something I think we all agree on is that garden rooms

Which lawnmower should I choose?

AD | Collaborative post It sounds like an easy question but there are many important factors to consider before making your choice. The best lawnmower for you and your garden is not as simple as you might think. The wrong one could seriously compromise the quality of your lawn. In this post, I will help to guide you and answer the question, “Which lawnmower should I choose?” Types of lawnmowers Before making a decision, it is important to understand the options available. Electric The benefit of electric lawnmowers is that they are light and easy to operate. Electric lawnmowers need

How to give your garden an uplift

AD | Collaborative post I wish we could have sunny summer days all-year-long. The kids could play outside and discover the wonders of all garden bugs and insects, and I could watch them play while sunbathing and relaxing. Sounds like a dream… Well, it is. Unfortunately, we can’t enjoy really enjoy our gardens and outdoor spaces during the winter and autumn – everything is grey, dull and cold.  What if I told you this is the best time to give your garden an uplift? A quick and simple refresh to prepare it for the wonderful summer and spring days. Today,

9 Essential Steps For Gardening for Beginners

AD | Collaborative post People have different hobbies to pass the time. You need to have a couple of hours to yourself relaxing and unwinding from a very busy and stressful day. Some prefer to listen to music, read a book, play an instrument, and even do gardening. If you have a big enough yard for a beautiful garden, maybe you should consider creating one from scratch. During spring and summer, any flower, plant, or tree looks gorgeous.  However, if you haven’t done gardening ever, there are specific steps that you need to follow in order to succeed in creating

Tips for Creating a Winterproof Garden

AD | Collaborative post When autumn/winter comes around, it can be tempting to close the patio doors, lock the windows and pretend that your garden doesn’t exist… for a little while anyway. Sooner or later, your garden will thaw and there will be weeds, damage and jobs to be done if you want it to look its best for spring. You can avoid all of these problems by creating a winterproof garden! Here are our top tips to help your garden survive the harshest temperatures. Choose Strong and Durable Materials If you want to create an outdoor space that can

Garden Makeover Ideas For 2021

This year we did quite a lot of unexpected work on the garden. It wasn’t so much because of lockdown but more because we had certain opportunities come up that we couldn’t say no to. I don’t think we ever would have done anything had our next door neighbour offered us a shed. It was the perfect opportunity to knock down ours and replace it. This was something we’d wanted to do since we moved in but just always found better things to spend money on. However, now that we have a lovely area at the back of the garden

Our Garden Makeover For Under £700

When we bought our house I was so excited to finally have a garden. Growing up we had a small front garden that we never used and a back garden that was just a concrete slab. So, when we looked for a house a decent sized garden was a must. I’ll be honest, we didn’t look at the garden as well as we probably should have. It turned out to be a complete mess with everything planted too shallow and it was really overgrown. About 5 years ago we did completely overhaul the back garden by having a new fence,

A Mud Kitchen Makeover For Under £20

For Erin’s 4th birthday we bought her a mud kitchen. She’s getting to an age now where she’s got everything that we could think of as a ‘big’ present but we wanted to get something that she would get a lot of use out of. Of course, the beginning of the year meant that the mud kitchen didn’t get played with all that much, thanks to the bad weather. There was really nothing wrong with the mud kitchen to start with. We bought it new from Studio and it was really lovely. It came with some accessories and I was