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What Should You Feed the Birds in Your Garden

02/04/2014
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What Should You Feed the Birds in Your Garden

What should you feed the birds in your garden? Are you a first time garden bird feeder and wonder whether you are going to be doing the birds more harm than good with the food you are putting out? A golden rule is that if you are not sure, don’t put it out for the…

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How to Attract Wild Birds into Your Garden

14/03/2014
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how to attract wild birds into your garden

How to attract wild birds into your garden? Firstly you have to want to do so and secondly you have to manage and design your garden to make them feel at home. What better way to beautify your garden than to fill it with birds? Birds add colour and life to any garden. Even if…

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Study of Plants – Understanding Plant Life Cycles

07/01/2014
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Study of Plants – Understanding Plant Life Cycles

Rose Lenzo and Larry Hunter Garden One of the most daunting things about garden design is understanding how, and for how long, plants will likely thrive and reproduce (or not) in your yard. The gardening terms can seem confusing or vague: annual, perennial, self-sowing, hardy, tender, etc. But understanding [...]Click here to view original web…

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How to Grow Blackcurrants With Blackcurrant Growing Tips

27/11/2013
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How to Grow Blackcurrants With Blackcurrant Growing Tips

How to grow blackcurrants? The blackcurrant is relatively easy to grow and if grown well is a good cropper producing bunches of dark purple to black fruits in mid-summer. Blackcurrants Health Benefits The blackcurrant is a very popular fruit both to grow and to eat and no wonder. The fruit has high food value and…

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How to Make Compost – How to Make a Compost Heap

05/11/2013
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How to Make Compost  – How to Make a Compost Heap

Is there some dark secret to making good garden compost? Sometimes you would think so.But let us look at how to make compost and leave out the alchemy! Image by Jay@MorphoLA via Flickr How to Make Compost – What is Compost? The terms composting and organic gardening go hand in hand. Compost is a great…

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Gardening for Wildlife Water Garden Design

29/10/2013
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Gardening for Wildlife Water Garden Design

Gardening for wildlife brings many advantages for the gardener. The right water garden design is essential to improve your garden’s biodiversity. Image by belgianchocolate via Flickr Gardening for Wildlife – How to make a wildlife pond? Firstly don’t assume that it has to be a large pond. Even if you can only accommodate a small…

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