Today the snow has returned and it’s March! I woke up to this:
We already have a shed; it was left in the Old House garden by the previous owners. In fact, it is every Gardener’s dream shed because it was left FULL UP with garden tools, gadgets, 2 mowers and an old fashioned lawn roller! However, hubbie has more gadgets, tools and thingyme bobs in the garage and house; you name it, he has it. He is the gadget king when it comes to DIY and gardening! As the garage is coming down in a month’s time to make way for a new garage and extension, he needed a place to put these too.
A new shed was in order!
I didn’t know that I had missed my time in the garden so much until this weekend. Was it the return of Monty in Gardeners World? Was it the fact that we finally managed to get a spade in the ground after all the freezing weather? Was it the appearance of the early Spring flowers?
No. I realised that I had been missing my mindful moments for I am proud to call myself a Mindful Gardener!
Every garden should serve a purpose to the person or family who own it. If you’re not getting as much as you want to out of your garden, it makes sense to start thinking about changes that will serve you well when the summer garden season comes around in a few months time. Many people ask me where to start, we’ll start with what you have! There are so many changes that offer hope for your garden, so no matter how lacklustre it is right now, you can change all that.
Read more “What Can I Do To My Garden Today To Make It More Appealing When Summer Arrives?”
Aside from being a great hobby, gardening teaches you a lot of things like patience, discipline, and responsibility. After all, you need to be committed to working in your garden all throughout the year. But don’t worry because it shouldn’t take too much of your time provided that you plan accordingly.
Besides, all your effort and hard work will have been worth it once you see the fruits of your labour. As a gardener, you need to understand that what you do in your garden this season will significantly affect what your garden will look like in the next.
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My garden is looking a little battered! After all the rain and windy weather we have been experiencing in Wiltshire over the past week, I’m surprised that no trees have come down. Sometimes the weather goes a little overboard and gives us a mad storm to deal with, and when this happens, our gardens may get hurt due to heavy showers and strong winds, which can leave us with a mighty mess on our hands.
In order to avoid this from happening, here are some of the best tips that you can put to action to keep your garden a protected one.
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Though we are currently still in the icy grips of winter, there is no reason why you can’t start looking forward to the warmer weather. After all, you want to make sure that your garden is ready to be enjoyed as soon as you can start getting outside again on a more regular basis. You may be thinking about planting some colourful flowers or growing your own vegetable garden. Whatever the case, we will be giving you a few tips here which you can start to put into action. When it comes to gardening, everything really is all about the timing.
Read more “Spring into Action: Plan Your Dream Garden”