If you’re trying to think of ways you can step up your garden and make it much more useful and functional this winter, look no further than a quality deck. Well designed and installed decking can be used year round, and really increases a gardens versatility, especially in the damper, cooler months.
You can add furniture, shelter and heaters to decks too, as well as being absolutely bespoke, so can be made to fit with any property. Essentially, decks are the perfect upgrade to a tired and cold garden this winter.
Trees sometimes seem like these timeless giants that really are beyond our interference. They’re part of the scenery, like hills and stones. While it’s true that many species live longer than half a millennia, that doesn’t mean they don’t sometimes need our help. Let’s not forget that trees can also become a menace or a nuisance too. Here’s three major benefits that skilled tree surgery can bring to your garden.
If you’ve got an older or an interestingly-designed property, you’ll know all about the trouble when it comes to getting quality joinery that really makes the most of the space.
Mass-produced and cheap options simply don’t match, and make for way too many compromises, and anyway, who wants to be boring? Here’s why bespoke carpentry is the only way forward!
There are a lot of different ways a quality fence can improve your garden. They say your home is your castle, but you know what the thing about castles is? They had massive walls, moats and other obstacles making them private and separate from the world. But let’s be real here, you can’t have a moat, you can’t have a three meter thick stone wall with knights patrolling. You know what you can have? A great quality fence.
Quality fencing boosts your garden in a number of ways, here’s a few.
Spring is a big time for any gardener or outdoor enthusiast. It’s a time of rebirth for all plants, with the daffodils flowering, the trees regaining their leaves, the weather getting less hostile, and all plant life started to perk up again.
That means that your garden could almost certainly do with a little prep before spring hits. Getting a few simple things sorted while the weather’s still frosty will see you ready for spring in no time at all.
Everyone loves trees. Show me someone who says they hate trees, and I will show you a strange, strange person! Trees literally exhale oxygen, they block noise, they look beautiful, some of them flower, and they all provide habitats for all the various birds, squirrels and insects that characterize the English countryside.
Trees do a lot for a garden. They block nearby street sounds, they give an otherwise flat, limited stretch of land a tall, 3D canopy, and they simply look beautiful. They accommodate wildlife, giving your garden the birds, squirrels and insects it needs to truly flourish and come alive.
However, certain months of the year are harder on trees than others. The colder months in particular, during autumn and winter, with heavy winds and biting colds. Staying healthy and strong can be harder for trees, especially if they weren’t particularly sturdy or healthy already. (more…)
When it comes to maintaining a beautiful, safe and peaceful garden, trees are essential. Not only are they beautiful to look at, but they provide shelter and shade in rare British summer sun, as well as privacy from passers-by, and providing a potent sound block to busy nearby roads. They make your garden quiet, calm, tranquil and peaceful, and all you have to do is make sure they’re healthy. (more…)
As the winter drags its feet post-New Year and Christmas, we’re soon going to be entering spring, and the time for garden renovations is upon us. It’s time to start looking at sprucing up the old garden, dealing with old unsightly bits, clearing up the flower beds, maybe getting some new furniture, dealing with leaves, and maybe even planning your new decking. Decking can add so much to a garden, you should definitely consider adding what’s sure to be the beautiful new focal point of your garden this spring.
When it comes to maintaining your gardens trees through the colder months, there are a few things you need to bear mind. The common misconception that trees really don’t require any attention, and just exist without assistance is false. Trees might not require quite as much attention as your flowers and house plants, but when something goes wrong with a tree, it can go badly wrong. Whether we’re talking evergreen or deciduous, there are warning signs and things to look for to make certain that your trees are staying healthy. (more…)