DIYer turns garden into stunning picnic haven with Poundland and Ikea bargains

Angelika Garlej wanted to spruce up her backyard so she has somewhere to sit and relax in the summer. We show how her garden looked before and after the makeover Angelika Garlej details her garden makeover ( Image: A DIY fan has explained how she totally transformed her boring backyard into a stunning picnic

Shoffices and pizza ovens linked to a spike in garden fires during lockdown

Trendy fire pits and pizza ovens may have raised lockdown fire risks. (Getty Images) Lockdown life has encouraged many of us to transform garden outbuildings into everything from home offices to backyard bars, while the urge to upgrade outdoor spaces meant many invested in fire pits and pizza ovens.  People across the country converting sheds

A living work of art: Creating a thematic garden in your backyard

Breadcrumb Trail Links Life Homes Gardening The varied list of themes to choose from include aquatic, formal, rustic country and even Zen if you like, and you can stretch out the work in stages. Author of the article: Perry Mastrovito  •  Special to the Montreal Gazette A footbridge spans the cascading stream in the Le

Retail Product Roundup – Garden Center Magazine

Limelight Prime Panicle Hydrangea PHOTO COURTESY OF SPRING MEADOW NURSERY With another spring successfully in the books, we caught up with two independent garden centers to see what’s hot at their stores, what they expect this summer and their insights into next year’s busiest season. Editor’s note: Interviews have been edited for length and clarity.

10 Most Popular Garden Renovation Trends This Year

KatarzynaBialasiewiczGetty Images The 10 most popular garden renovation trends this year so far have been revealed, with summerhouses, fire pits and pergolas leading the way. We’ve all learnt how to stop, pause and observe our gardens as a result of nationwide lockdowns, but Flowercard wanted to analyse the outdoor DIY projects with the highest Google

Bloomington Garden Walk June 5-6 offers hidden landscaping treasures

Nestled in a flower bed, the words engraved on a stone seem to say it best: “An Hour in the Garden Puts Life’s Problems in Perspective.” When I took a preview tour of the 30th Annual Summer Garden Walk in May 2019 with members of The Bloomington Garden Club, we had no idea what was

Sprinkler pots, grow bags and other garden containers great for a small yard, patio or balcony are on sale in time for spring planting

There’s a lot of buzz about growing plants, vegetables and herbs in small spaces such as patios, balconies, even rooftop gardens. New types of containers are creating the excitement. Have you tried grow bags, which are portable fabric planters? A novice gardener asked for advice from The Oregonian’s Pacific Northwest Gardening Facebook group about what