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how to break up hard clay soil

breaking up and digging clay soil

If the clay in your garden is not causing water logging but you want to improve the structure and break up hard soil to make digging easier, these tips may help.

Designs and ideas for a small garden

A Small garden design should be, simple, interesting and practicable.

Once you have listed your favourite colours,plants, garden features and thought about space for entertaining or just relaxing, think about the shape and materials that work best in a small garden.

A garden for people with Alzheimers and other forms of dementia.

A garden design, plan, layout and planting plan for a person with Alzheimer's

People with Alzheimer’s who love gardening, still love gardening, so take advantage of their knowledge and experience by including them in planning, designing and especially planting. Plant some off their favorite flowers

gardening with a bad back

Coping with a bad back in the garden.

A few tips to follow when gardening with a bad back and some practicable structural changes that can be made to a garden to make access, walking and working easier if you have a bad back.

best herbaceous plants

best plants for herbaceous border

Don’t worry to much about exact positioning in the first year the “small” herbaceous plant you planted in the front of the border growing to 5ft and the plant you planted at the back of the border disappearing, hidden by the plants planted in the middle border. Chill, it happens. Just mark the plant and move it at the end of the flowering season or when you split the clumps up in the Spring.

Best plants for a sensory garden

plants for a sensory garden

You can plant almost any plant that grows in your garden or containers, just think of the senses you would like to develop

Best Carnivorous plants for Growing Outdoors

Carnivorous plants for Outdoors

As long as Carnivorous plants have water, light, soil, temperature and insects, the plants will trap all the food that they need to survive so It isn’t normally necessary to feed outdoor grown plants with fertiliser.

Best plants for containers

plants for containers

Most plants that grow in your garden will grow in containers, the same rules apply, select for shade, full sun etc, but the big difference is, size matters.
Make sure the plant fits the container.

Best Plants for window boxes

Plants for window boxes

Almost all plants will do well in window boxes providing you take into account where it will be placed, in sun or shade, windy or sheltered. Also the size of the window box, cramming a Oak tree into a small window box might not work to well.

  1. how to break up hard clay soil
  2. Designs and ideas for a small garden
  3. A garden for people with Alzheimers and other forms of dementia.
  4. gardening with a bad back
  5. Make and adapt your own gardening tools to help with special physical needs.
  6. best herbaceous plants
  7. Best plants for a sensory garden
  8. Best Carnivorous plants for Growing Outdoors
  9. Best plants for containers
  10. Best Plants for window boxes
  11. best plants a slope
  12. best plants for hanging baskets
  13. Best plantsfor shade
  14. Best plants for dry conditions
  15. Best plants for clay soil
  16. Best plants for planting on a slope
  17. Best plants for hanging baskets
  18. Best plants for dry conditions
  19. Best plants for shade
  20. How to remove Crayon, Marker pen, Wax, Pencil, Smoke film, Mould from wallpaper and walls.
  21. Adapting homes to improve mobility for disabled and elderly people
  22. Maintenance of Wrought iron railings and gates
  23. Plants for a Bog garden and a permanently wet area
  24. Making and planting a Bog Garden
  25. Killing, Clearing and Controlling Bramble
  26. What is a Wet room?
  27. How can I reduce dust mites and bed bugs in my home ?
  28. How to remove stains
  29. Hanging your own wallpaper DIY tips
  30. How to repair a sash window cord.
  31. How to Fit Skirting Boards.
  32. How do I know if I have DRY in my timber ?
  33. A sticking internal door can de caused by your house gradually settling.
  34. How to take up the old carpet and go back to floor boards DIY tips
  35. Basic Boules court construction tips for home or school.
  36. Garden play area for children
  37. Plants to grow in sandy soil
  38. plants to grow in clay soil
  39. plants to grow in chalky soil
  40. Fresh egg tips
  41. Sustainable Eco gardening
  42. clearing Ivy from trees,stone walls, gardens, ground cover ivy and brickwork.
  43. Technical stuff and things to consider when building paths, hard surfaces and handrails for people with limited mobility, including wheelchair users, and to those with sensory impairments.
  44. Planting native British Hedging
  45. How much will a greenhouse cost
  46. It’s no wonder your whinging about food inflation.
  47. Controlling Bindweed
  48. Greenhouse gardening tips
  49. Building dry stone walls in a garden.
  50. Gardening tips for gardeners with a disability
  51. How to grow a wildflower lawn or mini meadow
  52. Clearing Ivy from brickwork
  53. A few things to consider when planning to landscape your garden
  54. How to grow your own vegetables
  55. Greenhouse gardening
  56. Cheapest way to heat a greenhouse
  57. Foxes in my garden or yard, some answers.
  58. A cottage garden, unplanned mass of colour?
  59. How to… keep hens in your garden for fresh eggs
  60. Raised gardens made from hay bales or straw bales
  61. Simple step by step guide to laying a turfed lawn in your garden.
  62. How to level a sloping garden
  63. Creating a Chamomile lawn
  64. No digging with no dig gardening
  65. clearing ivy from gardens and trees
  66. How to make a raised garden bed