How to Weed Effortlessly Using a Dutch Hoe

ntroducing a dutch hoe to your collection of garden tools is a great chance to cut back on manual labor. Compared to other types of garden hoes, dutch hoes are especially efficient when it comes to weeding.  Today, we’ll explore the differences between dutch hoes and regular garden hoes, as …

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North East Facing Garden Benefits & Drawbacks

There are both advantages and disadvantages to having a garden that faces north east. North east gardens tend to be considered less desirable, because they do not get as much sunshine, but you will enjoy some benefits, such as a cooler home, and a garden that is not blazing hot …

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Tree Working During Nesting Season: The Facts

Many birds nest in trees. It provides a safe space for them to raise their young. This means that you will often find trees packed to the brim with birds during the breeding season. What happens if you need to carry out a spot of work on trees during the …

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What is the Legal Minimum Handrail Height in the UK?

Read this article to learn about height regulations for handrails in the UK and how they differ indoors and outdoors. The legal minimum height for handrails in the UK is between 900 and 1000 mm from the top of the railing to the pitch line. The spindles must also be …

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All You Need To Know About Weed Membrane

Weed membrane is a layer of fabric laid between the ground and mulch to help prevent weed growth in gardens.  The rest of this article will discuss what weed membrane is, why it is used, and if you should use it!  What is weed membrane? Weed membrane is a material …

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The Differences Between Orangeries & Extensions

Read this article to learn the key differences between an orangery and an extension and how to decide which is for you. The difference between orangeries and extensions is that orangeries use elements from conservatories with those of an extension. Both have brick pillars, but unlike an extension which usually …

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The Best Types of Trees with Pink Flowers

Many gardeners are fans of the color pink, but struggle with introducing the color into their landscaping. This article will help you pick the right tree to ad a splash of pink to your work! Nature is awash in beauty, but some gardeners are constantly on the lookout for new …

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What is a Hacksaw Used for?

A Hacksaw is certainly a handy tool to have in your toolbox, but you need to ensure you have the correct knowledge to use one properly. There are several types of hacksaw, and each one is used for different purposes.  Continue reading to find out about the types of hacksaw …

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How To Stop Cats Pooping In My Garden

There’s nothing worse than watching all of your favorite feline friends come by your yard to visit, only to stop in your garden and use it for a bathroom break! Unfortunately, this happens a lot more often than most of us ever realize – and it can be a bit …

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What Are The Rules On Building Garden Rooms?

A garden room can be a valuable addition to your property. It provides you with a space somewhat removed from your home which you can use for both leisure and work purposes. But what are the rules for building a garden room on your property? The rules for building a …

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