If you’re anything like us, you will have spent so much time in the garden last summer and will be planning another summer with a lot of time spent at home. So how do you make your garden the place to be this summer? Here are a few ideas, taking inspiration from Very’s Home and
Our garden used to need so much maintenance and care throughout the year. Last year we had it overhauled and since then it has been less of a labour of love and instead something that we can keep on top of easily. That all starts with cutting the lawn, which we’ve just done for the
The best investment we made this year was getting the garden renovated at the end of the winter. It was quite a messy process, and seemed to take so much longer than we expected. Plus, with our huge shed saga it felt like we were in garden limbo for months. But, it was well worth
At the start of this year we had our garden landscaped – a complete garden renovation – which completely changed our garden, made it into a much more family friendly space and turned into into an extension of the house – somewhere we were happy to spend time and relax.
I wrote a month or so ago about our garden, the state it was in and our plans for the work. In the end the work went on for nearly a month due to a couple of hiccups along the way but the finished garden far exceeds our expectations. It was so hard to visualise
Since we had our extension done last year the garden has been a mess, both front and back gardens, and has needed a huge overhaul. But, we haven’t had the money or inclination to do much to it over the winter. But, now that the days are getting a little longer, the weather is often
When we finished our extension last year it made our home so lovely. But, it also had a knock on effect that it left us with a lot more jobs that needed doing.
If you want to get children into gardening, grow strawberries. They are so easy to grow, come back year after year and the children can help pick them and eat them too. A great reward for their efforts. We have so many strawberry recipes that we enjoy and so it’s lovely to have a constant
Over the last few weeks, maybe even a couple of months, we have been doing all we can to get our garden ready for the summer. As we’re having an extension at some point in the next year we know that this will probably be our last summer with our garden as we know it