Archive for the 'Landscape Gardening' Category

Strategies for Maintaining Garden Paths

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Most properties with a front garden will have some kind of path leading to the front and rear door.  A well maintained path is an attractive feature; a damaged one can be an eyesore. Paths are very vulnerable to damage from weeds, roots, and standing water.  Whether concrete or gravel, a garden path can benefit […]

Building a great Garden Gazebo

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Traditionally, gazebos have evolved from ancient stone structures to a hexagonal or octagonal wooden design. However, there are many different shapes and materials available to give you the right outdoor gazebo for your needs. Wooden gazebos are a popular choice due to their durability; unlike some metal or canopy gazebos, a wooden gazebo will make […]

DIY Tree Removal

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Cutting down Unwanted TreesCreating an ideal garden can often revolve around creating the right amount of space.  Gardens are often divided into parts: lawn, flowerbeds, vegetable patch, seating area or patio.  Trees can function in this space by acting as natural dividers or as border markers.  On the other hand, refashioning the space into the […]

Laying Paving Slabs

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

You have a huge choice when it comes to choosing paving slabs, as they are available in all sizes, shapes and colours and in a wide range of materials and finishes. When preparing the site, use a line strung between pegs to delineate the area you intend paving.  Dig out the soil, clearing it away […]

A Gazebo as a Play Area

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Even if your gazebo is not a permanent structure it can provide the ideal play area for children.  Using a gazebo as a play area has a number of benefits; for example, it will encourage the children to be out in the fresh air rather than in the house watching television. They will, therefore, be […]

Transforming your Garden with a Wood Gazebo

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Now that the teenagers have taken over the den, you need an extra entertainment area, where you and your friends can have a dinner together; a place where you can kick back, relax, chat, and have sundowners in the evening.  You need an adult place where you can express your individual style and be snug […]

The Advantages of a Wooden Garden Gazebo

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Adding a wooden gazebo can really enhance the use and fun you get out of your garden.What are the advantages of a wooden gazebo, and what accessories can you include? * A wooden gazebo provides you with an extra outdoor room, adding value to your property. * A wooden gazebo can be used all year […]

Hot Tub Gazebos - perfect all year round!

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

For the height of luxury, one should look no further than a hot tub gazebo. Designed to look stylish at the bottom of a garden or even on a deck or terrace, the hot tub gazebo is the ideal place to relax and unwind after a long day at work. The hot tub gazebo comes […]

The Best Place for a Gazebo

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

The beauty of a gazebo is that it is often portable. It can be positioned in one area of the garden, but easily moved if need be. Of course, there are gazebos that can be firmly fixed into the ground, which are not so easy to move. If you are buying one of these, how […]

Gazebo Deals

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

In the warmer months in the UK, gazebos produce a high number of sales for many high street and online retailers. When the spring and summer seasons arrive it is time to get outside and start having some fun. However, safety in the sun is very important and an outdoor gazebo can provide extra protection […]