Prepare your garden for Summer

Prepare your garden for Summer
Now we’re feeling hopeful this year, as fingers crossed, we’re going to have a super sunny Summer. If we’re lucky enough to have beautiful weather we might as well take full advantage of our gardens. We have gathered together three top tips to get your garden ready for the BBQ season. Weeding I don’t know about you but when the sun’s out all I want to do is lounge. So why not start the dreaded task of weeding now and get it out of the way. It may still b

Get your property ready for summer

Get your property ready for summer
You have been patiently waiting for the summer since January, you might be ready, but is your home? There are a number of things which you can do to get your home summer ready, just take a look at our tips below. Outside It is time to get your garden in order. It might have been neglected over the colder months but it’s time to get it up to scratch. First things first, get your lawnmower out and give your grass a well needed trim. You will be surprised o

Enhance your garden with three top tips

Enhance your garden with three top tips
As the days are now finally getting warmer, we are starting to think about the garden we have neglected through the Winter months. Get your garden ready for the Summer, as you never know, we might have a very hot one ahead of us (here’s hoping). All you have to do is take a look out of your window and let your creativity run wild. Other than the common improvements you can make to your garden, such as, taking care of your garden and trimming back your h...

Japanese Knotweed – What are the dangers?

Japanese Knotweed – What are the dangers?
Japanese Knotweed might not be something which you have heard of before. For the people that don’t know, it is a pretty, red stemmed plant which has deep green leaves. It may look pretty but unfortunately it can cause you a lot of trouble. The reason it can cause a threat is because it grows so rapidly. Each plant can grow up to an inch a day and has the ability to mature rapidly across a large surface area. So you are probably thinking “Why does this c...

10 things to do with your garden shed – A shedload of ideas…

10 things to do with your garden shed – A shedload of ideas…
Do you have a garden shed rotting away or filled with bits and bobs that you haven’t looked at in years? As summer is drawing closer, why not use some of our ideas to create the perfect summer retreat? 1 – Summerhouse Have you always wanted a summer house to show off to your neighbours? This is the perfect opportunity to do so. If your shed is not large enough you could also knock it down and re-build. Be careful though, if it is too large you might ...

Tips and tricks for selling your home

Tips and tricks for selling your home
Maybe you want to start a new chapter of your life next year? Maybe you’re considering retiring to the countryside? Whatever the reason, you’ll want to ensure you get the maximum price for your home when you do put it on the market. This isn’t the easiest of tasks, but if you want to get what your home is really worth, then it is essential you don’t put off potential buyers. Here are a few suggestions of small improvements which, in our experience, can ...