Garden Landscaping

May 02
BY Angela Slater
David Austin rose' Mortimer Sackler'
Cover that unsightly fence panel with glorious blooms and scent all summer 'Mortimer Sackler' (pictured above) READ MORE
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May 24
BY Angela Slater
Red and white rambler roses over a gothic arch at Chelsea Flower Show 2016
Red and white rambler roses over a gothic arch at Chelsea Flower Show 2016 READ MORE
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Apr 22
BY Angela Slater
Jungle garden and pool
Create your own tropical paradise in the back garden Do you dream of your own tropical paradise in your back garden? It could be easier than you think; if you live in an area of the UK which enjoys a relatively mild winter then it will be easier to create your holiday haven. Ideally you need a sunny, sheltered, frost-free site, but, even if you live in a cold area, with a bit of clever planting... READ MORE
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Apr 14
BY Angela Slater
Flock of stone sheep with sheepdog
Huge flock of rare sheep arrive in Lake District A rare breed of sheep (Ovis aries) have been spotted in a Lake District garden centre. A huge flock of the sheep arrived a few weeks ago and have taken over Hayes Garden World. Have ewe seen them? They are a mixture of rams, ewes and lambs. At the moment they are basking in the Lake District sunshine in the nursery; fortunately they seem to be well... READ MORE
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Jul 30
BY Angela Slater
Wildflower meadow
A wildflower meadow is a valuable habitat for insects and small mammals Most of our natural flower-rich wildflower meadows have disappeared over the last 60 years, due to the intensification of agriculture; so it is important that we, as gardeners, try and replicate these lost habitats in our own gardens. A wildflower meadow is made up of a large percentage of grasses with flowers suitable for... READ MORE
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Jun 08
BY Angela Slater
Escape to your own calming haven of peace and tranquility Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a few hours in a serene space. Relax on comfortable furniture in a quiet, aromatic area of the garden. A bit of clever planting will cut down on the noise; carefully chosen herbs have calming properties and a subdued palette help you unwind after a stressful day. You don’t even need a... READ MORE
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May 30
BY Angela Slater
Wildlife pond with tiered vegetation
A wildlife pond is attractive and an essential part of the garden ecosystem Over 70% of our ponds in the countryside have been lost in the last century, so creating one in the garden is important for the survival of our insect and amphibian populations. A pond is an essential part of a wildlife garden. It must look in keeping with the rest of the area so some thought must be given to the... READ MORE
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Apr 03
BY Angela Slater
Autumn colour for a container
Here at Hayes Garden World we are often asked if you can grow trees in containers. The answer is yes you can, provided you take a few things into consideration, such as; size, interest, amount of care you can give the tree and position. The size of the pot relative to the tree you wish to grow must be taken into consideration, also the type of compost used. READ MORE
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Apr 17
BY Adam Berry
Creative Containers
Combine pretty leaves, colourful flowers and scented blooms in beautiful pots for dazzling displays. READ MORE
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Apr 17
BY Adam Berry
Cottage Garden Design
The allure of cottage gardens brimming with scented roses, colourful flowers and a sprinkling of herbs is easy to understand – so it’s no wonder this style has remained popular for over 100 years. Romantic and nostalgic, they evoke warm summers in the country, indulging our senses in a sea of colour and fragrance. And it’s easy to create a flowery idyll in your back garden with just a few key... READ MORE
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