As the garden beds down for winter, this is when you need to think about how and where to store your tools. Early morning mist, rain, snow, ice… harsh weather can be a very corrosive time for metal, plastic and rubber components.
More of a pleasure than a chore, terrace gardening can be highly therapeutic and is a great way to lose yourself and clear your mind of the stresses and strains of everyday life.
A total-body workout that’s social-distancing-friendly and doesn’t require a gym or equipment. Just because gyms have been closed to help limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, it doesn't mean your workouts need to stop!
It’s a difficult time, one in which we all have to follow the guidelines in order to keep ourselves and others safe: the Coronavirus, which has been spreading pan-globally, has caused restrictions to be placed on our personal space and day-to-day freedom of movement. But for those of us fortunate enough to have a private garden, no matter how big or small, there’s still the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in total safety!
Gardening is a great workout for the whole body, which is excellent news if the thought of daily gym sessions and frequent pavement-pounding doesn’t appeal.
Finally, March has arrived! Despite the inevitably inclement weather, there’s a part of the psyche of the British gardener that tells us instinctively it’s time to get to work! There might not be a huge amount to do, but this period is the time to prepare your lawn in order to help it thrive through the growing-season. Take steps early, and in a few months, you’ll be able to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labour!
Portable power-tools excel when it comes to ease of use – they’re super-quiet, environmentally friendly machines requiring minimal maintenance and able to assist you in tackling a wide variety of garden-based jobs.
If you've ever wondered what to do with your vegetable patch in winter, this article is definitely worth a read!
In midwinter there’s not much for gardeners to do in their horticultural kingdom. However, if you like the idea of exercising your green fingers during the fallow period, there are jobs to be getting on with.