Many of us use hardwood oak sleepers in the garden. Maybe it’s to edge a lawn, create a retaining wall, or maybe build a raised bed.
At some point, you’ll notice fungus appear on the wood surface and you might be wondering what’s happening.
It’s a natural process, and there’s very little you can do other than maybe enjoy the beauty of nature.
It’s October, and it’s time to get in the garden and start on those Autumn jobs
The weather may have started to cool, but there's still time to add colour to your garden and get some winter vegetables and salad started.
Ken’s Weekly Tip – Pruning a Hornbeam hedge
With mid-green foliage with deep veins and serrated edged leaves that turning coppery-brown in autumn, you must keep on top of pruning a Hornbeam.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Don’t turf a new lawn in hot weather
New turf can't survive in hot weather UNLESS it's watered enough. Take a look at the sorry state of this newly laid lawn.
Ken’s Weekly Tips – Dealing with ‘Fairy Rings’
Fairy rings are circular formations made up of mushrooms and are natural occurrences. Some are tiny while others can reach 600m in diameter.
The quince is an unusual fruit. Is it like an apple or more like a pear?
Is the quince like an apple or more like a pear? I was lucky enough to find out from quince expert Andrey Ivanov at Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree.
Get Your Garden Ready for Summer – 10-Tips for your Garden this month
June is one of the best months to be in the garden. Find out how you can get started on turning your garden from dull to dazzling by reading our top ten tips.