Gardens

Tips and tricks to giving your garden a fresh update

The summer is here, and we are outside more than ever. While you might be satisfied that your garden is tidy and useable, it could be leaving you feeling uninspired. It might be the right time to give your garden an update that will help you love this space again. Here we offer some neat tips and tricks to help you give your garden some TLC and a hint of style.

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Hedgehogs

the Experts in Property launches 'Hedgehog Friendly Property' initiative

the Experts in Property , the South West’s network of independent estate agents, is delighted to launch their ‘Hedgehog Friendly Property’ initiative, a new campaign designed to support the plight of our endangered prickly friends.

The hedgehog first evolved around 15 million years ago and is one of the oldest mammals on the planet. In the 1950’s, hedgehog population around...

Garden Pod

Housebuilder’s stylish garden pod offer

Bovis Homes is offering homebuyers a contemporary new garden pod when they reserve a new home this summer!

Worth over £12,000, the seven-seater garden pod rotates 360 degrees to ensure homeowners can relax and entertain in their garden, while enjoying the sun, shade or breeze. And the pod can be used all year round thanks to a front canopy.

The roof is built from stainless...

Bonfire

Insurer reveals 29% spike in garden-fire claims during lockdown

  • Home insurance data reveals garden-related fires increased by 29% across all three UK lockdowns
  • Admiral saw 32% more garden fire claims in the latest lockdown compared to the same time period the previous year
  • Admiral is urging homeowners to be safe as warmer weather continues

David Fowkes, Head of Household Underwriting at Admiral, said: Over the...

Wooden garden shed

ONE IN 10 GARDENS BROKEN INTO IN THE UK

Victims of theft from gardens, sheds, garages and outbuildings report more than £350 worth of items stolen, on average

With summer just around the corner, keeping outdoor spaces secure should be top of mind for Brits as new research finds nearly one in 10 (10%) gardens have been broken into in the past.

According to the research by Confused.com , victims of theft reported that more...

Fun in Garden

How to kickstart your garden into spring and create the ideal space

SPELLBROOK, England (May 2021) – The grey days of winter are finally fading away and we’re stepping into the glorious and much-needed sunshine of spring. Many of us will be taking a proper look at our gardens for the first time in months, and perhaps realising there’s a bit of work needed on a few areas. If you're wondering how to get started with turning a blank canvas into a thriving space...

How to choose stone for your patio

How to choose stone for your patio

When choosing the most suitable stone for your patio, selecting the right stone supplier is a crucial step in the right direction.

However, that is just the beginning.

Should you do the work all by yourself or hire a professional to do it? What type of stone will complement the look of your home? How much is the entire enterprise going to cost you?

These questions...

Flower garden

Great Ideas to Spice Up the Exterior of Your House

Curb-side appeal is an important part of owning a home, whether you want to increase its value or simply be the envy of your neighbours. The hard part, however, might simply be knowing where to start. Thankfully, you have found yourself in the right place as this guide has been created to recommend five ways that you can spice up the exterior of your house. Read on now for all that you need...

Lawn Care

Summer Lawn Care

Gardens really come into their own during summer time, they provide an extra room for families to gather. Lawns can be enjoyed to their fullest potential, but it also means your lawn will see the most traffic and activity of any season, as the lawn becomes a carpet for garden parties or regular family gatherings and long days spent enjoying the beauty of it.

Therefore it is one of...

Stone wall

Bring More Style to your Buildings with Stone Cladding

If you are looking for a way to switch up the outlook of your house then look no further than adding a stone finish to its walls. Currently, adding stones to the exterior or the interior walls of your house is the most fashionable trend in the interior designing industry. This is such a timeless trend that has been in practice since medieval times and never seems to look outdated.

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Red Beetle

Planting for the Newbies: Common Plant Diseases and Pests

Plant diseases and pests are not unusual to the garden. These prevent your plants from performing their best potential and disrupt their growing process. As a result, it can affect food production and interferes with crop yields.

To start, you should first identify and understand the disease. It is essential to be able to understand what type of disease you are trying to deal with....