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.
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.
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
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.
Having adapted easy to use gardeners tools, really can make many difficult or uncomfortable gardening jobs easier. If special physical needs limit gardening.
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.
You can plant almost any plant that grows in your garden or containers, just think of the senses you would like to develop
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.
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.
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.