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Looking for some advice on how to decorate your garden for halloween? Nathan James Dodd has some great ideas to help you create a horror themed garden to scare your neighbours and any trick & treaters who come to your door.
October is a busy time in the garden and also in the pond. Before the weather starts to change, Dan Everton thinks it important that you get your pond ready for the winter months by giving it some tender loving care.
In October, Nathan James Dodd is getting the garden prepared for the onset of winter and he's also planning ahead for how it will look next spring. Here are some jobs that can keep you busy in a month that marks the beginning of autumn.
Spring flowering bulbs brighten the garden from when snow is on the ground right through to the sunlit early summer. Here is David Hall's guide to achieving a marvellous display of colour to herald in the new year.
Wood burners have become very popular over the past few years. For maximum heat output any logs must be dry and well seasoned and Nathan James Dodd thinks that a log store is the best way to protect the wood from bad weather during the autumn.
Gardensite.co.uk is very proud to have received the award for 'Best Online Garden Retail Buying Team' on the second day of Glee 2015. Nathan James Dodd, the site's Marketing Director, was at the show when the winner was announced.
One of the main reasons for our buying team to attend Glee 2015 has been to gain an insight into the future, here Nathan James Dodd outlines what is currently trending in the gardening industry.
Grange is an old established UK company that specialises in timber garden products. It has built an enviable reputation and Nathan James Dodd saw the unveiling of several new products in their ‘Contemporary’ range at this year’s Glee.
With news of the release of the Cologne Collection by Alexander Rose, Andy Taylor looks into the features and design of this new range. With availability commencing for the 2016 Season, Alexander Rose yet again offer an impressive selection of furniture for your home and garden.
Glee, the Garden and Leisure Industry's annual trade exhibition is taking place once again at the NEC in Birmingham. Nathan James Dodd will be there for all three days and this is what he found on day one.
GardenSite stock Kelkay landscaping materials that can transform a garden at a very economical price. Nathan James Dodd, at day two of Glee 2015, has been looking at their new RHS Gardeners Collection of horticultural grits and sands.
Listeners to BBC Radio 4 will have heard a report on how sales of garden ornaments went up by 9% last year, Nathan James Dodd reports on the reasons for this increase.
All the signs are that Christmas will be copper coloured in 2015, with Nathan James Dodd seeing metallic hues, particularly copper, taking over from the traditional red and green decorations.
A summer sales report from internet retailer Amazon has revealed some interesting gardening trends and Nathan James Dodd has discovered that we are becoming a nation of indoor gardeners.
During September it's rewarding to look back at what your have achieved in the garden during the summer and, like Nathan James Dodd, consider the gardening jobs that are required as you prepare for the autumn.
When September arrives autumn is just around the corner and, with falling temperatures as well as leaves, Dan Everton has plenty of jobs around the pond.
The increasing trend for eating and entertaining outdoors seems set to continue and La Hacienda wood fired ovens, that can be used to cook and grill an impressive range of food, have caught the attention of Nathan James Dodd.
Bats don't get the best press, Martyn Loach thinks that's probably because they're not cuddly, only come out at night and have an undeserved reputation for getting tangled in your hair. But they're fascinating mammals that reflect a healthy environment and in the UK face various threats to their habitat.
Although you may be lucky and have good soil in which any vegetable feels at home in, most of us need to nurture a vegetable bed to maturity and maximum fertility. Martyn Loach emphasizes that before creating a vegetable bed, you need to know your soil. What type it is and the pH.
Having a great crop of fruit and vegetables in the autumn is always good but what do you do with the produce that can't immediately be eaten? Martyn Loach shares some advice on how best to store this excess produce.