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How do I look after a garden bridge?
The best start to looking after a garden bridge is starting with a quality bridge in the first place. This comes down to a number of factors but two of the most important are the wood the bridge is made from, and the craftsmanship that went into creating it.
Isolation can be an extremely scary prospect for a lot of people. Having limited interaction with the outside world is very strange, humans are designed to be outside and communicate with people on a regular basis. This is why when we stay indoors for too long, we become short tempered, anxious, restless, weak, tired or grey in the face, we need the vitamins which the outside world provides us with. But worry not! Even though you aren't able to spend as much time outdoors, and doing the things you would usually enjoy, there are plenty of things which you do in your very own garden. Adult or child, sunny or cloudy, hot or cold, there is sure to be something which you can do to get out in the garden, and chances are you will find it on this list! So here it is, our:
When winter starts to fade into spring, the inside of your home isn't the only place that needs some attention.
Alongside your spring cleaning regime, it's also time to think about some basic gardening jobs that will help get your yard ready for the summer months.
Whether you're a keen gardener or you're just starting out, these are some simple tips that will help you enjoy your garden during the warmer seasons.
Green fingers at the ready... Here we go!
A bird table is a fantastic way to enjoy the beauty of nature in your garden. A well stocked table will attract many different species of bird to your outdoor space.
The only problem is this:
If you don't care for the bird table properly, it can actually do more harm than good.
You care enough about wildlife to want to attract it to your garden, and your bird table is placed with all the right intentions. So the last thing you want to do is end up causing harm or injury to the birds.
But that's exactly what will happen if you don't keep it clean and well maintained.
In this guide, you'll find out exactly why your bird table needs cleaning, and how to do it.
Good quality wooden garden furniture is a great investment. Comfortable, reliable and sturdy, it will serve you well for years to come.
While it might seem like a daunting job, it's actually not as bad as you might think. There are a few ways you can do it, but this post will break down some quick and easy ways to can clean your garden furniture in next to no time.
Tools You May Need
- A stiff brush
- A soft bristled brush
- A hose
NEVER use a pressure washer
When the summer sun shines and the mercury in the thermometer starts to rise, many of us love to get outside and enjoy the pleasant weather while we can.
Whether it's hosting a barbecue with family and friends, soaking up the rays with a cold drink and a good book or getting green fingered and doing a spot of gardening, the summer is a time when everyone can enjoy the great outdoors.
In most situations, you'll find yourself using garden furniture which can be a great way to provide functional seating and table areas that also look great - as long as you look after it properly.
If you live in Great Britain, there's not much chance that you'll be sitting outside during the winter months.
While it's always nice to enjoy the great outdoors when the warm summer allows us, it's a different story during the colder parts of the year.
We already know that weather affects the appearance of timber, so if you're unlikely to be using your garden furniture in the winter, how should you prepare it for the cold weather?