Plastic garden sheds are becoming very popular due to their durability, ease of assembly, and weather-proof construction. Plastic sheds are a cost effective solution to garden storage with the huge advantage that they require virtually no maintenance. Plastic sheds are sturdy, long-lasting and waterproof allowing you to keep your garden tools, furniture, mower and bikes [...]
Rotary washing lines provide the drying space and convenience to get your family’s washing dry ...
Solar water heaters harness the heat from the sun and are efficient enough to provide all of your summer hot water and at least a third of your hot water over the whole year. You will need between 3m2 and 5m of solar panels, depending on the type that you choose and a southerly facing [...]
With bokashi you can turn your food scraps, including meat, fish and dairy, into rich compost. Add your kitchen waste and a handful of bokashi bran to the airtight container and allow the micro-organisms to work their magic. After two weeks the contents can be safely transferred to your compost bin or dug into the [...]
A wormery is great for speedily converting your kitchen waste into super-rich organic compost and liquid plant feed. With a multi-tray wormery you can quickly and easily recycle your kitchen scraps without even getting your hands dirty. Putting kitchen waste in a wormery saves on transport costs and stops methane being produced by the food [...]
Compost is easy to make, it’s free, and it’s a great way to recycle organic household and garden waste. Use this comprehensive list of materials you can and can’t compost to make sure you get the best results from your heap. You can compost You shouldn’t compost You can safely compost cooked food, meat, fish [...]
Part of every healthy garden is well-conditioned soil and the best way to get your soil in good shape is to add home compost. Composting is an essential part of organic gardening, so we have put together some tips for making compost and a list of what you can and can’t add to the heap. [...]
New, innovative wall-mounted washing line designs mean that you get maximum drying space with minimum fuss. For space-saving convenience it’s hard to beat a wall-mounted washing line, plus if you dry your clothes outside, they’ll smell fresher and you’ll save energy and money compared with tumble drying. Wall-mounted washing lines can be mounted inside or [...]
Wall or post-mounted with extendable lines up to 15m, retractable washing lines can provide all the line-drying space you need. Retractable washing lines can be mounted inside or outside and when you have finished drying your washing, the lines automatically wind back into the unit out of the way. Here we review some of the [...]
A wooden compost bin is both breathable and insulating. A plastic compost bin will keep the heat in and pests out. A tumbler compost bin will speed up the composting process. Whichever type of compost bin you choose, you’ll soon be turning your garden waste and organic household waste into rich crumbly compost with which [...]
Combining wonderful photography with practical gardening advice, The London Garden Book A-Z takes us on a journey through London’s best gardens, inspiring us to break away from the usual definition of gardens and seek out the amazing creativity in any space from roof tops to roundabouts.