Post Tag: Tips

Goodbye Lawn, Hello Garden – Part 2
Phew - I've been busy!  As promised a few weeks ago, here's the next phase of my front lawn-removal project. After deciding on the materials and final shape of the pathways, the next step was to remove the lawn.  A physically grueling task to be sure. Enlisting some help from one with a much stronger back than I, we (the British 'we', that is) removed it by hand, making sure to dig deep to remove any stray lawn roots that [read more]
Okay - you're in a hurry to plant your tomato plant...here's the quickest way to do it! [read more]
  I love repurposed items in the garden. Things that may be broken or have lost their usefulness are all too often headed to the dump.  But sometimes all that's needed is a coat of paint, a little sprucing up and a healthy dose of creativity to use that item in a brand new way. Not only are these recycled items being kept out of our landfill, but they can add such a welcome personal touch to your garden. Here's [read more]
Cool idea! How to re-purpose those outdated fireplace tools..... [read more]