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Growing the best type of lawn for your garden usage

April 18, 2019 admin 0

If you don’t have much of a green thumb, you might not be aware that a garden lawn can be made of different types of grass. And for every type of grass, there are characteristics and traits that make them better-suited to one purpose or another. Whether you use your garden for entertaining or as a play space for the kids, the right type of lawn can go a long way to protecting both you […]

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Getting ready for summer with the VonHaus pressure washer

April 10, 2019 admin 3

Over the Easter holidays the weather has definitely been good to us and as a result we have started making some progress on our garden makeover, which admittedly was meant to happen two years ago, but better late than never. The original plans have changed a bit and we have now decided to dig up some of the raised patio bit and extend the grass and as the kids are getting older we are going […]

Everything you need to know about the gardening subscription boxes by Mud & Bloom

August 10, 2018 admin 0

Subscriptions boxes are becoming so popular, a monthly treat to look forward to, either for yourself or gifted to someone else. There are subscription boxes full of makeup, boxes that focus on your tipple of choice and even boxes for the dog. Just like most new ideas the ones that are aimed at children are the most popular especially if they incorporate an element of education as well as plenty of fun and in our […]

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Our next renovation project

April 4, 2018 admin 0

A couple of weeks ago we started thinking about our next renovation project and decided it was time to move out side and tackle the garden, hopefully in time for summer. The garden space we have isn’t massive and is split over three levels, which makes it a bit awkward but I think we have finally come up with a design, although this may change several times before the project starts.   We have decided […]

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Time to tackle the garden

April 1, 2018 admin 2

When we moved into our house 4 years ago we knew there was a lot we wanted to do to it. We started with simple decorating tasks so that our bedrooms and the lounge were the way we wanted them to be, so it felt like our home and not somebody else’s. Then we fitted a new downstairs bathroom and the jobs got bigger from there with a whole new en-suite being added and finally […]

Grow your own tomatoes with Heinz

June 27, 2016 admin 0

In a bid to raise awareness about the benefits of growing your own vegetables and trying to encourage the nation to  get involved, Heinz have produced some beautiful pop up gardens across the country. As a thank you for writing about the gardens the wonderful people at Heinz sent me a pair of  gardening gloves (or at least two left hands) and some packets of tomato seeds to grow with my boys. My boys, like […]