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It is the must-have gardening tools for beginner gardeners

This story was originally published in April 2020. Some businesses that closed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic may have changed their hours. Beginner gardeners may be surprised by the range of gardening tools available. However, with a few good tips — and a solid list of must-haves — you can stock up on […]

How to Grow a Cutting Garden

A flower garden feeds your heart and soul. Wandering around to explore what’s in bloom and cut a few stems for an indoor bouquet is a peaceful and rewarding experience, especially if you’ve grown the flowers yourself. “Making a garden is a creative process,” says Jenny Rose Carey, author of The Ultimate Flower Gardener’s Guide, […]

Bonar Bridge Community Garden Plan Funding Green Light Awaited

An unused area in the middle of Bonar Bridge could be turned into a community garden, it is hoped. The Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust (KoSDT) is awaiting the outcome of a funding application to create a garden in the space between the town hall and the post office, which the group owns. An unused […]

Gardening Tool List: The 12 Best Gardening Tools Everyone Needs

Veteran gardeners and aspiring green thumbs can choose anything from this list of things to grow your garden. Our articles are dedicated to helping you find the right product at the right price. We may receive income from affiliate partnerships and advertising for sharing this content and when you make a purchase. Learn more If […]

Vegetable garden design for the four seasons – Mother Earth News

1/2 Under deep mulch in the design of the winter vegetable garden, the turnips will still be sweet in February and March. SHERRIE LEE 2/2 Broccoli can be interspersed with spinach in the design of the spring vegetable garden. ILLUSTRATION: SHERRIE LEE ❯ This is how my wife Sherrie and I harvest fresh vegetables all […]

Garden design planned for GWL’s return – FE News

Horticulture students from Derby College Group (@derbycollege) are moving forward with their participation in this year’s Gardeners World Live exhibition and competition at the NEC later this month. Mature students follow the Level 3 curriculum which has been specifically designed by DCG Horticulture Lecturer Mike Baldwin to bring together skills and knowledge in surveying, design, […]

How to plan your garden as an interior

Maryline Damour is the founder of design-build firm Damour Drake and of Kingston Design Connection. She is also passionate about gardening and a chef. In this series, she makes the link between gardening and interior design. Maryline Damour in her garden. Aube Giroux-PBS Food The past year, combined with increased awareness of climate change, has […]

How to create a Mediterranean garden: design inspiration

Recreating the ambiance of a Mediterranean garden is easier than you might imagine. Also, with the forecast of hot, dry summers, it is increasingly important to make our gardens more drought resistant. A Mediterranean garden is full of low maintenance, fragrant and architectural plants; gravel and paving replace time-consuming lawns, and seating areas and potted […]

Solving small garden landscaping problems to develop a small garden

We earn commission for products purchased through certain links in this article. What is the secret behind creating a successful small garden? Planning, of course! Working on a detailed layout plan, to scale and taking into account the practicalities of the space, will save you time and money in the long run. This article takes […]

20 best gardening tools for the summer

When the weather warms our thoughts turn to spending time outdoors, which inevitably means noticing how much we need to spruce up our gardens and front yards. Whether you’re trying to increase your curb appeal, add a few raised beds to grow tomatoes and kale, or design and grow the English garden of your dreams, […]

15 most essential gardening tools of 2021

13 items in this article 3 items on sale! Photo: Tom Werner / Getty Images Whether you’re growing flowers or vegetables, planting your very first garden or your 20th (and even if you’re a self-employed homesteader), there are some tools any home horticulturalist will find essential. So, to help you find the best tools for […]

Gardeners’ World’s Mark Lane on Accessible Garden Design

Of Steep slopes with steps and rugged terrain, many gardens have dangers that can make them dangerous for people with reduced mobility. But, with small changes in layout and design, there are plenty of ways to create a safe space accessible to everyone. “As a garden designer, I love the process of putting together ideas, […]

The 5 Garden Design Mistakes People Make – and How to Avoid Them

It is so easy to go wrong by making basic garden design mistakes when planning your outdoor space. Before you start, always take a step back and take a big picture. Take a look at our guide to modern garden design ideas if you need design inspiration before you get started. One of the most […]

Proposed community garden plan for the area previously used as a “visitor toilet”

An area of ​​Crianlarich once ravaged by visitors leaving human waste may soon be turned into a community garden. The Strathfillan Community Development Trust has submitted a change-of-use request to Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park planners for land at Lower Station Yard, Meadow Grove and land northwest of Glenbruar House. The trust leased […]

The best gardening tools for preparation, planting and beyond

A generous garden does not grow on its own. The health of your vegetables and flowers is a direct reflection of the work you do to weed, prepare, prune and plant. That’s why it’s important to stock the best gardening tools and supplies to make the job not only easier, but more enjoyable. Many of […]

These are the must have gardening tools for beginning gardeners

Beginner gardeners may be surprised at the range of gardening tools available. However, with a few great tips – and a solid list of must-haves – you can stock up on what you need for a successful gardening season. And stocking up early will be essential this year, according to Tom Estabrook, vice president of […]

Garden Design Firm Ferndale Finds ‘Essential Service’ in Helping Clients Plant Victory Gardens

The coming of spring is usually the most exciting part of the year for Jessica Soulliere, owner of Potager, a Ferndale-based garden design and landscaping company. The recent spread of COVID-19 in Michigan, however, has forced his business, Vegetable Garden Design, LLC, to face many unforeseen challenges this time around. Like many business leaders, Soullière […]

The English Tradition Has a Huge Influence on the Design of Southern Gardens | Way of life

The English tradition has been very influential in the way we design and garden in the South. The English know how to garden! However, the earliest of our gardens in America were borrowed from the “old style” and grid pattern. This influence developed from Egyptian, Roman, Islamic, Spanish and Italian roots and later became widely […]

Henry Homeyer: 8 tips for a good garden design from Piet Oudolf | Community-News

I was recently in my garden and noticed that my tall decorative grass looked quite run down. I have a tuft of fountain grass (Miscanthus sinensis), a variety called “Morning Light”. It’s time to cut back all the stems and flowers that have withstood, for the most part, the winter winds. Looking at it reminded […]

The school garden plan takes shape | New

For months, Baldwin County School District officials planned to set up a school garden aimed at enriching agricultural education for students. This plan is really starting to take shape now that the Baldwin County School Board received a blueprint for the school garden during its recent retirement. A’Keti Mayweather, the school district wellness coordinator who […]

Vegetable garden design for the four seasons – Mother Earth News

1/2 Under deep mulch in the design of the winter vegetable garden, the turnips will still be sweet in February and March. SHERRIE LEE 2/2 Broccoli can be interspersed with spinach in the design of the spring vegetable garden. ILLUSTRATION: SHERRIE LEE ❯ This is how my wife Sherrie and I harvest fresh vegetables all […]