Summer Is Here That Means Lots Of Gardening

Summer is now upon us. The next three or four months are hopefully the times when we spend lots of time in the garden. It’s that time of year when our seven year old twin girls spend hours playing in the garden on the trampoline, the swings, playing football or simply just making up games for hours on end. It really is so important to me that our girls spend as much time as possible outdoors and reduce the screen time to hopefully the minimum amount. Thankfully the girls love being outdoors but for that to happen you of course… [Read More]

Tips On Treating Your Garden With A Makeover

When it comes to the garden, many households can have a love/hate relationship with it. Unless you have a passion for gardening, it can seem like a constant struggle to keep your outdoor space looking nice all year round. So here are some useful tips on treating your garden with a makeover. Image Source Use Flowers And Plants That Are Manageable Let’s admit it, flowers and plants, in general, can be difficult to maintain because they all require a different level of care. So whether you spend hours in the garden or merely minutes, invest in flowers and plants that… [Read More]

Finding The Time To Sort out Your Garden Can Be So Difficult

With spring fast approaching our attentions start to turn to getting our garden ready for when we can enjoy sitting out in the garden having family around, getting the barbecue lit and spending more time outdoors, especially during the long warm summer months. It is also good to see the children outdoors enjoying the garden after having to spend many months indoors during the winter. Of course since last summer we all tend to neglect the garden because the weather usually stops us from finding the motivation to do anything. So if you are anything like me the garden will… [Read More]

Summer Garden Party For My Six Year Old Twin Girls And Their Friends

With the school summer holidays fast approaching, which are around six weeks long, I thought I would start to plan ahead and decide what sort of things we can arrange and plan. The one thing my six year old twin girls have asked for this particular summer holidays is a garden party where they can see friends and catch up with them and find out what they have been doing during the summer holidays, and I think is a fabulous idea. I have also teamed up with Swizzels the makers of some of our most famous sweets. To make sure… [Read More]

Making The Most Out Of Your Garden This Summer

Your garden, I believe should be enjoyed during the warm summer months, especially if you live in the UK, where the sun can disappear as quickly as it appears. I have always try to minimise the amount of work that is required in the garden. After all I’d rather spend my time playing with the kids in the garden, or sunbathing. Actually there is no chance of that with six year old twins. All I ever hear is “Dad! Come over hear! Let’s play this game or football!” It’s never ending. Sunbathing? Not a chance haha! With my job of… [Read More]

It’s Time To Get Out In The Greenhouse. Summer Is Here

As we enter the month of May, it can mean only one thing. Summer is nearly here! This ultimately means we can all start getting out into the garden on a more regular basis. Basking in the UK’s glorious sunshine, well sometimes! I’m sure you know what I mean! In our home this is great news because we have six year old twin girls who love nothing more than spending most of their time in our garden playing game and running around! However, they also love gardening with mummy and daddy. The most important part of having a successful garden… [Read More]

6 Garden Renovations to Make the Most of Your Outdoor Space

Unless you’re super green-thumbed, the garden is usually the last part of the house to get a makeover when you’re doing things up. But especially if you live in a part of the world that enjoys warm weather, making your garden a great space to spend time in has heaps of benefits – including reducing stress and keeping you physically active. If you’re unsure how to get the best out of your outdoor area, here are some ideas to help you to plan your garden renovation. 1. Patios A classic patio or outdoor decking area is the perfect foundation for… [Read More]

How to Make a Garden Fountain on a Budget

Looking for a crafty way to spruce up your garden? I have just the DIY project for you! Over the last decade, water fountains have become increasingly popular as people realize their importance. Fountains create a calming outdoor oasis to relax in as they give the soothing sound of their water. They also increase the beauty of your garden by adding a new dimension to it, they provide the birds with a nice place to bathe and drink running water, and they also aid in the growth of your flowering plants as they attract more birds who will pollinate the… [Read More]