Category : Gardening tips, advice and ideas

How to make a Japanese garden

How to make a Japanese garden

A Japanese garden is a style of garden from Japan, with the goal of creating a miniature landscape by carefully composing different arrangements of moss, rocks, water features, pruned trees,

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Best plants for creating a Japanese garden

Best plants for creating a Japanese garden

The right plants can make your space tranquil, a place for relaxation. Most Japanese gardens have a calming atmosphere with more subdued colours. There are mainly trees and shrubs, especially

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20 of the best plants for the bathroom

20 of the best plants for the bathroom

When it comes to plants, many people think of the outdoors, and what plants to put in their garden, but there are many great plants for indoors.  Indoor plants add

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10 of the best plants for under trees that will thrive

10 of the best plants for under trees that will thrive

When you have trees in your garden, they make for excellent borders, but they also block a lot of sun for those plants underneath. What’s more, the soil under trees

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Best plants for a small urban garden

Best plants for a small urban garden

Urban gardens are named as such because they are often small, the only accessible areas for plant life in an otherwise crowded urban area. The plants you pick for a

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Best plants for raised beds and some great ideas for fresh fruit and veg

Best plants for raised beds and some great ideas for fresh fruit and veg

Raised beds make it easy to build a frame around your existing garden area, increasing the height and depth of the available planting space. With raised beds, you can take

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Rose pests that attack roses and how to control them

Rose pests that attack roses and how to control them

Roses are known for there stunning often scented flowering displays, so long as they aren’t being attacked. But, as is the case with all plants, there is a risk for

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Caterpillars on roses – dealing with rose sawfly

Caterpillars on roses – dealing with rose sawfly

Roses are very popular shrubs to have in any garden and are often scented, and so much effort goes into maintaining them such as spraying with fungicides in spring, propper

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Wilting rose leaves drooping and how to revive a rose that is wilting

Wilting rose leaves drooping and how to revive a rose that is wilting

Roses are considered one of the most popular garden plants no matter where you live. The problem manifests when your rose leaves start wilting and drooping, leaving a sad-looking bush

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Why are the leaves curling on my rose bush

Why are the leaves curling on my rose bush

Roses are among the most popular plants for commercial and residential gardens. They bring with them the arrival of spring and maintain stunning flowering displays with energizing aromas all year

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