Creating our perfect family garden

Over the years on my blog and instagram feed it’s been pretty obvious that my family and I are huge nature lovers, gardeners and ‘outdoorsy people’. Or perhaps, we are just middle aged. Either way the small space that we tinker and treasure like a right pair of Monty Dons hasn’t ever really had the honour of it’s own blog post. A travesty which is about to be corrected. more “Creating our perfect family garden”

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GUEST POST: Removing weeds from your lawn using natural solutions

When you sprinkle your garden, the nutrients that you want your plants to consume might be snatched by the unwanted weeds lying around. I am positive that weeds are plotting world domination. more “GUEST POST: Removing weeds from your lawn using natural solutions”

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Uncommon Goods: Gorgeous garden gifts

As the warmer weather here in the UK slowly emerges, it’s the perfect time to start prettying up your garden for some summer entertaining and outdoor living.  more “Uncommon Goods: Gorgeous garden gifts”

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Staying safe whilst gardening this Spring

Now the sunshine has made a long awaited reappearance, households all over the country have thrown open their backdoors and set about getting the garden summer ready. It’s just glorious out there, but whether you’re clearing away debris, initiating a landscaping project or just planting out, make sure your planned trip to the dump doesn’t end up as a trip to A&E. more “Staying safe whilst gardening this Spring”

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#HideTheBags: Garden toys for the kids

As a ‘phase 2’ project to last years ‘Big Build‘, this spring we have focussed on getting the garden Summer ready. That meant decommissioning an unused garage, ripping up some awful patio, and creating a new area to play, and enjoy some outdoor living. Being on a budget, using a ‘find the bargain’ site like BargainBuysForBusyMums was a massive help to avoid paying full price on some outdoor toys for the kids. more “#HideTheBags: Garden toys for the kids”

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