We are well into summer, and by summer, I mean British summer. Long, cold, windy days with the occasional sunny spell. So it’s important we embrace it whilst we can. Fancy spending your summer evenings perched on the patio or decking with a nice beverage, admiring the ever so english sunset and you little garden paradise? Then it’s best you fix up your outdoor spaces and keep them ready for the unpredictable sunny spells. Summer time is renowned for bringing long evenings and this can sometimes hinder the wane of spring performers in your garden coinciding with the late arrival of their summer counterparts. Nobody wants to stare at the empty patches in their lackluster plantings – whatever the weather. Continue reading Garden Design Ideas: Beautiful Flowers And Foliage
If you’re a self proclaimed ‘green fingers’ and you want to get a little inspiration from some of the world’s best horticulturists, or you are just looking at taking the family to a great outdoor event with lots of activities, then the RHS shows and tours for 2016 are ideal! Continue reading Royal Horticultural Society – Upcoming shows and tours 2016
If you’re watching Wimbledon 2016 and you’re looking at the grass on centre court, wishing your own lawn was just as perfect… then fear not, we’re here to help!
Watch Andy Murray on your iPad with strawberries and cream on your lap as you sit back, relax and admire your beautifully maintained lawn. Continue reading How To Create & Maintain A ‘Centre Court’ Style Lawn
A beautiful border, stuffed full of a wide variety of rich and colourful plants can be a joy to behold, but it can seem like an expensive venture to create, especially if you’re starting from scratch. But the reality is that with some clever planting techniques, some brilliant recycling ideas, and some top tips from industry experts, you can easily create a stunning border on a surprisingly small budget. Continue reading How to Create a Beautiful Border on a Budget
This year’s Gardening Scotland was one of the best ever!
Yet again, The Royal Highland Centre hosted the annual three day event, attracting 35,000 visitors and over 400 quality exhibitors from across the UK. (including the team at Gabriel Ash). Continue reading Gardening Scotland 2016 – Gabriel Ash review