Doctors have recently revealed that, 'most children spend less time outside than prison inmates in 2019'. There is a lot more anxiety about letting children play out in the streets like they did in the 80's, and with the technology of today it is easy to get into the habit of putting your kids in front of a TV or video game while you are doing housework, cooking or having alone time, and it is completely understandable. But there is plenty of fun to be had right on your doorstep in your beautiful garden.

 

We've come up with a list of 10 activities children can do in the comfort of your garden this Summer.

 

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If you're lucky enough to have a garden pond, you will know maintaining your pond is often hard work. Thinking of new and interesting ideas to improve your pond can be even harder. We have put together a list of ideas on improving your pond to inspire you.

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Published: 26/10/2017

Winter Wildlife In Your Garden

When winter comes around many birds and wildlife migrate or hibernate to avoid the cold weather and to help them conserve energy when their food is in short supply. The animals that do stick around for the winter, need an extra helping hand to help them survive the bad conditions.

We have put together a list of wildlife to look out for in your garden over winter and given you helpful tips on how to look after it.

Creatures and birds to spot in winter

Birds

  • Robin
  • Blue Tit
  • Wren
  • Crow
  • Blackbird
  • Goldcrest
  • Starling
  • Song Trush

Other Creatures

  • Squirrels
  • Hedgehogs
  • Insects

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Published: 23/10/2017

The Benefits of A Garden Wedding

Garden weddings are a wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors and admire the beauty of nature whilst saying 'I Do'. Most people assume a garden wedding should take place in the summer months, however if you are thinking of having an outdoor wedding you should also consider the other seasons. Spring, Autumn and Winter may not be as warm as summer, but they offer just as much beauty for a wonderful wedding.

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Published: 17/08/2017

Making Your Garden Mobility Friendly

Gardening is a rewarding activity, which can be beneficial to the mind and body, having mobility problems may make gardening seem like a challenge. Whether you have trouble kneeling, achy joints or use a wheelchair, gardening is still a hobby that you can enjoy. There are many ways in which you can adapt your garden to make it accessible to everyone.

 

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