Tips When Renting a Mini Digger

Tips When Renting a Mini Digger

There are plenty of reasons why you might find that you need a mini digger on a rental basis in your life. Perhaps you’re landscaping your garden, or you’re building the foundations for an outhouse. You may be converting some garden into a patio or…

How to Spot a Blocked Drain

How to Spot a Blocked Drain

The drains that circulate liquids in and out of our home go largely unnoticed in our day to day lives. They’ve gone through so many decades of innovation, updates and efficiency drives that we’re often almost entirely unaware of their existence – such is their…

4 tips for growing your own vegetables

4 tips for growing your own vegetables

Do you dream of harvesting your own vegetables, but have no idea where to start? Growing vegetables isn’t that complicated and can be a great way to save some money while doing yourself and the planet a favour. RELATED: How Can You Create A Zero-Waste…

What trends are we seeing in our outdoor spaces this year?

What trends are we seeing in our outdoor spaces this year?

With over half the year already disappeared (Christmas, anyone!?), what are the garden trends that have emerged this year?  If 2018 was all about wood effect tiles and ecology in our green spaces, then what has 2019 thrown up?  Read on: Hmmm, Wallpaper? Yes, that’s…

Top pool design ideas for your Spanish Villa

Top pool design ideas for your Spanish Villa

One of the most desirable features of any Spanish holiday home is an outdoor swimming pool. While back in Blighty we would consider a private pool in your garden as a luxury feature, not so in Spain where a pool is a staple of everyday…

How can you help the environment in your own garden?

How can you help the environment in your own garden?

With it being a sensitive topic to many, what can we do to help combat climate change? Recently, climate change is having dramatic effects on the environment across the world. Glaciers are shrinking, ice on rivers is breaking up earlier than it should, animals are…

5 Essential Tips to Keep Your Deck Damage-free and Beautiful

5 Essential Tips to Keep Your Deck Damage-free and Beautiful

It’s one of the best parts of your home that welcomes your guests as they arrive at your doorstep. Passersby and neighbours get a glimpse of your personality through it. Well, it’s actually one of the ways they judge what the homeowner’s like. For you,…

Making your garden into a green haven

Making your garden into a green haven

The issue of poor air quality in our cities and built up areas is an ongoing talking point. For example, the Guardian reported earlier this year that London had hit the legal limit of air pollution for the whole of the year in less than…

5 Ways to Bring Life to Your Home’s Outdoor Space

5 Ways to Bring Life to Your Home’s Outdoor Space

The external areas surrounding your home can be turned into a beautiful and inviting outdoor leisure space where you can spend time with your family, have some quiet time alone and host parties over the weekend. If you’re looking to spruce up your home’s exterior,…

Five Tips for Planning & Designing your Garden

Five Tips for Planning & Designing your Garden

Whether it’s a new patio or a decorative feature wall on the agenda, with summer fast approaching, there is no better time to make a start on creating your dream garden. Lee Dunderdale, product manager for Bradstone, shares his design considerations for homeowners looking to…