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...
7 Days 7 Roses

7 Days 7 Roses

This blog sets out a thread of posts we set out on our social media pages on Twitter and Facebook. The idea for the posts came about after we attended one of the The Great Get Together events held in East Kilbride. The event inspired us to say a big Thank You to...
There is a plant for everyone

There is a plant for everyone

I believe there is a plant for everyone.  This may be a fairly straightforward statement when applied to people who enjoy plants and who have begun to recognise how beneficial plants can be.  These types of people are very likely to have already realised the...
Gardening is good for you.

Gardening is good for you.

Gardening is good for you ‘Gardening is good for you’.  It’s a popular theme.  I carried out a quick internet search  recently and found numerous blogs with lists such as ’10 reasons why gardening is good for you’, 11 reasons, 12 reasons, 13 reasons,...