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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 [...]

The Ultimate Bulb Planting Guide (and How to Deter Those Pesky Squirrels)

Pre-planting tip Buy bulbs from reputable garden centres (ahem) this October for the best choice and remember to plant October for daffodils and in November for tulips. Design tip Choose two colours, then select several different bulb types and varieties of just these two colours. The limited colour pallet will give your display a sense of calm and unity, but the many varieties of bulb will create interest. Preparation of soil Most hardy bulbs originate from the Mediterranean, where they enjoy warm, [...]

Caucasian Garden Designer Choosing Right Plants For His Garden Project.

How to Prepare Your Garden Before Going on Holiday

Summer holidays are often the highlight of the year, but jetting off to sunnier climes loses some of its sparkle when you have to leave your beloved veg plot to wilt at home. If there’s no one to take care of jobs like watering and pest control while you’re away, failing to prepare your garden can see you returning to find your prize marrows have become a slug’s dinner. This doesn’t have to be the case, however, and with the [...]