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How to grow calla lilies

Plant easy colourful calla lilies for the border, containers or the house These beautiful, elegant lilies add a sculptural element to the late spring, early summer garden. Try growing a mass of them...
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How to care for outdoor wooden garden furniture

Extend the life of your timber furniture with a little maintenance Kingston teak bench (pictured above) First of all the question is how do you want your timber garden furniture to look; do you want...
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July

The forecast for July is continuing to look promising with occasional rain, wind or thunderstorms depending on where you live but on the whole temperatures will remain above average with dry and fine...
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Rose Festival Week 23rd June – 1st July 2018

Find space in your garden for the nation's favourite flower Rambling rose 'Francoise Juranville' at Sizergh Castle, Kendal, Cumbria This week we promote the glories of the nation’s favourite flower,...
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Mushrooms stuffed with goat’s cheese, caramelised onion, Parma ham and garlic cooked on the Weber Pulse 2000 electric BBQ

Try this versatile dish for breakfast, brunch or as an alternative burger This simple, quick recipe would make a fantastic breakfast, brunch or if you leave out the Parma ham and substitute the...
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Slow cooked diced lamb, Italian style, cooked on the Weber Genesis II E-310 gas BBQ

No skill required to cook this delicious super easy BBQ lamb dish This must be one of the easiest recipes to cook on the BBQ, all you do is throw all the ingredients, apart from the green beans, into...
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How to butterfly and make a pocket in chicken breasts

Two easy steps to making chicken even more versatile A lot of recipes call for butterflied chicken as it cooks quicker and more evenly, also if you are doing a chicken burger is needs to be a...
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Griddled chicken breasts with balsamic peaches cooked on the Weber Spirit II E-310 gas BBQ

Serve plain grilled chicken with this quick, simple fruity accompaniment Fruit is not just for puddings, is also goes really well with a lot of savoury dishes, such as this chicken with balsamic...
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Chicken breasts stuffed with mozzarella and sundried tomatoes cooked on a Weber Spirit II E-310 gas BBQ

Add Mediterranean flavours to a chicken breast for a delicious BBQ dish This chicken dish is really easy and can be prepared in advance then kept in the fridge until about half an hour before you come...
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Pork chops with a chilli and garlic cream sauce cooked on the Weber Spirit II E-310 gas BBQ

Elevate a plain grilled pork chop with this creamy piquant sauce We all cook plain grilled pork chops on the BBQ so why not elevate them with this chilli and garlic cream sauce and cook them in the...
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What is the Weber GS4 grilling system?

Genesis II and Spirit II all feature this performance enhancing system Weber is renowned for the superior quality of its construction and the high performance of their barbecues. They are always...
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Chicken escallope with roasted garlic, white wine and rosemary cooked on the Weber Spirit II E-310 gas BBQ

Elevate chicken breasts from the mundane to the magnificent This chicken dish definitely got the vote for dish of the day on the first day’s filming. Initially we thought that the sauce would benefit...
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Thai style chicken thighs cooked on the Weber Spirit II E-310 gas BBQ

Perk up plain chicken thighs with a sweet, sticky, chilli marinade This Thai inspired chicken dish is really easy as most of the flavour comes from the marinade which can be made in advance and kept...
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Burgers cooked on the Weber Pulse 2000 electric BBQ, MasterTouch charcoal BBQ and the Spirit II E-310 gas BBQ

Unsure which BBQ fuel is for you? Watch the video for inspiration We put three different BBQs up against each other by cooking the same standard burger on Weber BBQs using the 3 different cooking...
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Oriental style chicken wings cooked on the Weber electric Pulse 2000, charcoal MasterTouch and the gas Spirit II E-310 BBQs

BBQ comparison; do you have a favourite? This may just change your mind We are cooking about a kilo of chicken wings on each of 3 different Weber BBQ s; the electric Pulse 2000 , the gas Spirit II E...
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How to cook King Prawn Pad Thai on the Weber Spirit II E-310 gas BBQ

Don't have time to prepare meals? Try this quick, easy, delicious stir fry This recipe is really quick and easy and takes hardly any preparation, especially if you are using straight to wok noodles....
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How to cook crispy Asian style duck on the Weber Genesis II E-310 rotisserie

BBQ crispy Asian duck could not be easier; just add rub and rotisserie Cooking crispy duck is much easier than you think especially if you have a BBQ which has the facility for inserting a rotisserie...
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How to cook chicken tikka burgers on the Weber Pulse 2000 electric BBQ

Chicken, Indian spices, salad and mango chutney = perfect alternative burger This chicken tikka burger makes a fantastic alternative to the usual beef burger and cooks really quickly. In the video...
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Best features of the Weber Pulse electric BBQs

Only got a balcony? Then this powerful electric BBQ is the one for you. These new electric BBQs from Weber are absolutely ideal if you have a clause in your agreement which bans the use of live fire,...
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Best features of the NEW Weber Spirit II gas BBQs

Make the most of your gas BBQ with these hints and tips This new Weber Spirit II is a great mid-range gas BBQ easily capable of cooking for an average size family or a medium sized party. The burners...
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June

As we head into June with another Bank Holiday to see May out, the weather looks like it is going to stay settled with the possibility of localised thunderstorms in some areas. Into the first week of...
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Best tips for cooking on a gas BBQ

Follow these tips to make the most of your BBQ and cook food safely Weber Spirit II E-210 & E-310 gas BBQs (pictured above) Do you feel that you are not making the most of your gas BBQ? Richard Holden...
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Join the Cocoon revolution

Stylish, comfy, perfect for lazing in the sun; the Cocoon has it all Cocoons are the fastest growing, trendiest garden furniture to come onto the market in the last couple of years; sales have...
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Janice Hamilton’s Coniston Mountain Rescue Story

Be brave and take the first step to follow your dreams This story is about one of our sales team here on the internet at Hayes Garden World and is a true inspiration as to what is possible when you...
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How to get rid of weeds

Follow our hints and tips for a weed free garden 'No-dig' or 'lasagne' bed at Sizergh Castle, nr Kendal, Cumbria (pictured above)
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May

After a little warmer weather recently, the beginning of the month looks changeable with wetter weather due in the south & more promising drier weather in the north & west probably accompanied by...
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How to grow phlox

Grow majestic phlox in the border along with old roses and campanulas Herbaceous border at Lakeland Horticultural Society garden, Holehird, Windermere (pictured above)
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How to grow hardy geraniums

Hardy geraniums are one of the easiest most troublefree perennials Herbaceous border at the Lakeland Horticultural Society Holehird Gardens, Windermere (pictured above)
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How to deal with powdery mildew on your plants

Follow these hints and tips to prevent unsightly mildew Monarda didyma 'Cambridge Scarlet' (pictured above)
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How to grow aubretia

What better to herald the arrival of spring than a cascade of purple You know spring has arrived when you see walls covered in a purple waterfall of Aubretia. This alpine member of the Brassica family...
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