Simple Fall Fixes For A Garden You’ll Want To Spend Time In This Year

Autumn is here; it's official, the calendar says so. It's the Goldilocks season that’s not too cold, not too hot, pretty much just right....

How to avoid being a Mosquito Magnet

While the family and I were outside enjoying the brief flash of sunshine yesterday, we discovered that we weren't the only ones to emerge...

Greenhouse Care For The Winter

Gardens are your gateway to the perfect outside for you. And for those lucky people who have the room for a greenhouse in their...

Eight Ideas For Fabulous Backyard Parties – A Guest Post

Summer is coming – which means the blazing, oppressive heat will soon drive us all off our patios, where we are trying to enjoy...

Have Fun In The Water In Your Own Backyard #Howto

Our kids, like most others, love to play in the water and I generally have a problem most nights getting them out of the...

Grow Your Own Food From Scraps #HowTo

Are you looking for a way to squeeze more veggies into your diet without squeezing more money out of your wallet? Would you like...

How to start a herb garden with your kids

  Herbs can be one of the easiest things for your little budding gardener to grow and a few simple...

Create a Butterfly friendly garden

You can create a butterfly friendly spot in almost any garden with just a few containers. Butterflies have excellent eyesight and are attracted to...

How To Make Your Garden Welcoming For Bees

Making bees happy is an easy task and a fun way to create a garden that attracts these beneficial insects. A happy bee garden...

5 Easy Vegetables for kids to grow

  5 Easy Veggies for Kids to Grow  I love seeing kids out in the garden learning where our food comes from, plus gardening gives them...

A Buffet For The Birds #HowTo

When we decide to feed the birds in our gardens, we usually think of bird feeders and hanging treats. These are excellent of course,...

Create The Ultimate “She Shed” #HowTo

For many years now men have had their 'Man Caves' in which to have some alone time (often with 10 or so friends), philosophise...

House A Bird – Hanging A Nesting Box #HowTo

Fall is the best time to start putting up nesting boxes. Birds can take a long time to decide where to nest in the...

The Encyclopedia Of Plants & Flowers @DKCanada #Review

If you only ever buy one gardening book make sure that it is the Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers from Dorling Kindersley. This beautifully...

Fairy Garden Essentials

  A simple way to bring a little wonder into your garden this summer is to create a fairy garden. One of the best things...