compost

How to make your own compost

Making your own compost sounds like a lot of hassle, especially when it is readily available to buy in garden centres and DIY stores. However, there are plenty of reasons to start your own compost pile. Not only is it cheaper than buying a ready-mix, but composting will also reduce your refuse waste, saving you […]

artificial grass

6 essential tips for installing artificial grass

You have a beautiful garden. Flower and shrub borders around the edge, pots full of begonias, geraniums and sweet pea in full bloom dotted around your patio or decked area. But the lawn! No matter how hard you try, the inclement weather, kids, and pets wreak havoc with the flat, bowling-green type surface you’re trying […]