Grow Potatoes under some ‘Frost Protection’. The end bit of this Video is the best bit!




How to Prune Your Mail Order Nursery Trees After They’re Received

It is best to find out how to prune your trees if you’re unsure because improper pruning, or breaking and tearing branches off can do irreparable damage. Before you begin pruning, it is important to have sharp and proper pruning tools. It is best to prune branches when they are small in order for the cut to heal (seal) quicker.

An Artistic Treatise on the Flagstone Patio

Ok, so maybe that was a little bit of a grandiose title for a flagstone patio discussion, but I like to think that there is definitely as much artistic potential in this subject as most others. Backyard landscape design is still a form of design, and like any other there are considerations of colour, symmetry and function in with those paving stones and landscaping decisions. We’ll look at the basics of what you can use to build your flagstone patio, and a bit on what you can do to be sure it looks as good as it can for as long as it can.

Lampposts: Not Just for Narnia

Lampposts can make a great addition to your landscape decor. They are a fun and unique way to decorate, and they can also work as a safety feature, warding off intruders and reducing injuries by illuminating paths.

Preparing Your Trees for Spring and Summer Storms

When storm season approaches, many people take precautions for their vehicles, home, and food supply, but many people neglect the trees. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a branch of the United States Department of Homeland Security, “three-fourths of the damage that trees incur during storms is predictable and preventable”.

How to Check Your Trees for Damage After a Storm

Storms of any kind can wreak havoc along their path. After assessing any damage to your home, it’s important to assess the damage done to trees around the property.

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