8th to 14th August is National Allotments Week, celebrating the British love of gardening. Although the idea of allotments goes back to Anglo Saxon times, our current system was founded…

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The buzzing and fluttering of insects is as much a part of summer days in the gardens as the scent of flowers. We’ve picked our favourite bee, dragonfly and butterfly…

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For a real outdoor living space, you need not only something to sit on, but something to sit under! We never know what the British summer is going to throw…

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This year, National Picnic Week runs from 11th to 19th June. Picnicking is one of the UK’s most enjoyable summer traditions, and is a great way of taking advantage of any…

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Summer is….toying with us! We recently got a definite sample of what’s to come, but then it disappeared again. Now’s the time to sort out your outdoor living space ready…

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Fancy growing your own vegetables this year? There’s nothing quite like it – you can be absolutely sure there’ll be no nasty chemicals added, and you’ve got all the benefits…

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