Gardening Projects

  1. On the Up – Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg on a Fence Panel

    On the Up – Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg on a Fence Panel

    Everyone likes the idea of a bit of GIY (grow it yourself) but some are put off by lack of space. And a shortage of time. After all, allotment waiting lists can be long and a dedicated two days a week to keeping a plot ship-shape unfeasible. Never fear

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  2. Adding Arbours, Pergolas and Gazebos to Your Garden

    Adding Arbours, Pergolas and Gazebos to Your Garden

    As children, building dens in the garden was an instinct – blankets across the washing line, cardboard boxes upended and filled with cushions, and hollowed out hideaways under bushes.

    As grown-ups, we have much better ways to create those special

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  3. Concrete vs Wood Fence Posts - Our Garden Expert's View

    Concrete vs Wood Fence Posts - Our Garden Expert's View

    Concrete Fence Posts or Wood Fence Posts? It's a Dilemma 

    Imagine being an outcast on a desert island. All you can take are eight songs, a book and a luxury.

    Now the songs part is easy, the book simple, but the luxury?

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  4. Transforming London with Energy Garden

    Transforming London with Energy Garden

    A short while ago, we caught up with Luke Jones, Project Manager of Energy Garden, to talk about the Energy Garden project, what it is, and how it is helping bring colour and life to some of London's busiest areas.

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  5. Bringing people and gardens together

    Bringing people and gardens together

    Featured image: Darren Ema and Nicky planting some purple sprouting broccoli in the greenhouse

    We caught up with Ken over at People and Gardens to find out more about their work and some of

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  6. Community projects with SweetTree Farming for All

    Community projects with SweetTree Farming for All

    Last month, we caught up with SweetTree Farming for All to find out more about their Care Farm project and some of the other work they do with the community. Check out our interview with them below.

    Our interview with SweetTree Farming for All

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  7. Flagship Ponds Project with Freshwater Habitats Trust

    Flagship Ponds Project with Freshwater Habitats Trust

    Earlier this month, we were lucky enough to catch up with Becca Williamson, Communications Officer at Freshwater Habitats Trust, to find out more about their Flagship

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  8. Filling potholes with The Pothole Gardener

    Filling potholes with The Pothole Gardener

    We managed to speak to guerilla gardener Steve Wheen from The Pothole Garden about his work, how he finds inspiration and why he creates pothole gardens, as well as the benefits of gardening.

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  9. Complete our survey for a chance to win!

    Complete our survey for a chance to win!

    We are looking into what the British public do with their fences and want your feedback.

    Do you spend your days gossiping over the fence with your neighbours or do your best to avoid them?

    Take our short survey and tell us what you get

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  10. Top 10 fun ideas to start children gardening this summer

    Top 10 fun ideas to start children gardening this summer

    As the summer holidays approach, as a parent you are probably looking for ideas to stave off the inevitable ‘I’m bored’ statement for as long as possible. Gardening with children is a great way to get some fresh air, exercise, and have fun together.

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