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June 5, 2019

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Gravel paths, driveways and patios look great when properly groomed. Weeds, leaves and bald areas can ruin the look of a landscape. Gravel areas need regular raking so as to prevent leaf buildup and weed growth and give them a neat look. The right tool simplifies the process and that’s where a gravel rake comes in. This landscaping tool is made from thick, robust metal with widely spaced individual teeth in order to limit disturbances…

To make your garden more attractive you can capitalize upon climbing plants and flowering vines that not only produce dark foliage juxtaposed by beautifully coloured flowers but attract butterflies and bees to your garden. The best climbing plants for trellis designs are those that really fit with your garden and the infrastructure you have. For example, you don’t have to purchase a brand new trellis in order to take advantage of a climbing plant. You…

If you have a small space in your garden or perhaps live on a slope that is untenable as far as gardening is concerned containers might be your only option. Thankfully there are many plants that you can grow in pots including climbers. Best climbers for containers The best climbers for containers are those that thrive well in the smaller setting of a container and will still reach maturity. For many of the plants listed…

When you have smaller spaces in your garden or the soil is incredibly difficult to work with, your only option might be container gardening. If that’s the case you can cultivate beautiful flowers in containers of any type and still enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding garden space. Clematis for containers is particularly beneficial in covering up areas like fences or other unattractive structures in your garden. What’s more, you can even use clematis for tubs…

If you are interested in obtaining year-round colour, then consider these top evergreen clematis including our favourites. With each of these, you can enjoy colour throughout the year that draws attention to your garden and in many cases leave the beautiful fragrance behind. with literally hundreds of clematis available there is actually only a handful of evergreen clematis and some even flower in winter too. Clematis Armandii (white variety) Clematis Armandii (white variety) This white…

If you are looking to have different shades of beautiful flowers and lush green foliage all year round, then you need some of these best evergreen climbers to make sure that your garden is thriving all year long. The best evergreen climbing plants include many varieties that produce a rainbow of shades littered throughout not just the spring and summer but the Autumn and the winter as the leaves often change to vibrant red and…

If you are looking for smaller growing clematis for shade in your garden, rest assured there are plenty of options at your disposal. Even though most clematis plants require full sun, there are plenty of dwarf clematis varieties that love the shade. Given the popularity of clematis in regular homes, new hybrids and other varieties have made their way onto the market place that allows for people to plant in any situation. Below are some…

Every gardener should have the opportunity to grow clematis. If you already have one in your garden no doubt you are looking for a chance to put more anywhere you have room. There are not many plants that can really compete with the amazing beauty of clematis and the wide range of colour they come in. The first step in growing clematis successfully is by ensuring you plant it in the correct way to give…