Author - Colin Campbell-Preston

ATTRACTING BIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN BY A GARDENER

Attracting Birds to your garden by a gardener. There is a lot of information flying around on the internet on ways of attracting birds to your garden by feeding birds and installing bird boxes. This can be done in two ways: The ‘direct route’ which is to supply birds a variety of foods such as seeds, nuts and fat balls and to provide water, either with a pond or birdbath. The indirect route which is which is to provide man made [...]

Outdoor flower pots for small garden, patio or terrace

Urban Gardening Experts on Getting the Most from Small Spaces

Outdoor space is in short supply in the city and it can be hard to imagine how you could indulge your passion for greenery on a balcony the size of a postage stamp. With the right expertise, however, it’s actually surprisingly easy to convert your tiny urban space into a leafy wonderland. From using the space in unexpected ways to giving your plants that little extra care they need to make them thrive, there are plenty of small things [...]

The Beautiful little seedlings in cups close up.

Create a Low Maintenance Garden: Top Advice for City Dwellers

Few things in life match the wonderful feeling of relaxing in a pretty garden at the end of a long day. For many of us, however, having a perfectly tended garden feels like just another thing we can’t fit into our busy lives. This is especially true if you live in the city, where the ‘garden’ is often made up of little more than a small patio or even just a balcony. Despite this, creating a low maintenance garden [...]