The Ubiquitous Daffodil

The Ubiquitous Daffodil

The ubiquitous daffodil. Whether you call them daffodils, narcissus, Lent lilies, dafadowndillies, or Easter bells, or one of your own special names, the daffodil is a plant that for very many people signifies friendship, eternal life, new beginnings and happiness....
Stihl HSA 25 shrub shears: review

Stihl HSA 25 shrub shears: review

We are always keen to purchase and use garden maintenance equipment that helps us carry out our work more efficiently, so long as the equipment operates at a professional standard and enables us to leave behind a high quality finish in our customers’ gardens....
Creating a Shed Roof Garden

Creating a Shed Roof Garden

Health & Safety Warning – This blog DOES NOT provide personal safety advice about the load bearing capacities of garden structures.  This is NOT a ‘how to’ blog.  This blog simply sets out the method I used to create a garden on the roof of a...
The Only Way is Ethics

The Only Way is Ethics

The Only Way is Ethics – my take on some social media business and marketing techniques in the garden maintenance industry. Recently, particularly within social media, I have observed quite a few business practices that, in my opinion, have come right out of the...
Coast & Castles – fundraising tour

Coast & Castles – fundraising tour

Some of you may know my daughter was recently diagnosed with Crohn’s disease (click here for that blog).  It has been a bit of a whirlwind for my daughter, but we know, with support, we will deal with whatever this disease throws at us.   We really wanted to do...