Category: Gardens

How to Grow and Care for Hyacinths

Hyacinths need to be planted in autumn, ready to bloom in the spring months. There are various types of hyacinth, including grape hyacinths, which are also known as a muscari, so make sure you follow planting instructions for the particular type of bulb that you have. You should also choose the colour you want, as [Continue]

Muscari Bulbs: the Essentials

Muscari is a type of perennial plant that grows from bulb, originally coming from Eurasia. It is now widely grown within the UK and can be found in many gardens and borders, adding a splash of colour in the month of April when it will flower. Plan Muscari bulbs in the autumn ready for them [Continue]

Choosing the Right Fertiliser for Plants

All plants can benefit from some fertiliser. It’s important you choose the right kind, for example, if a plant needs a fertilised with a lot of potassium, then this needs to be an important consideration. A little research will tell you what your plants need and what you can do to make sure that they [Continue]

Some Reasons to Choose an Up and Over Door

Up and over garages are those that feature an up and over garage door, that will swing open upwards and outwards, as the name suggests. In order to have an up and over garage door, all you really need is a garage – they will be compatible with most types of garage. You can find [Continue]

Choosing a Retractable Awning

Buying retractable awnings is popular at this time of year, as homeowners start to prepare for the spring and summer months. One of the most popular ways to do this is to prepare your outdoor space to get maximum use from it, and if you are amongst the homeowners doing just this, then you might [Continue]