FAQs

A comprehensive range of frequently asked questions we get asked both in our garden centres and online. From greenhouses to fish tanks, we have expert answers.

How To Lay Garden Turf

Wildlife

A well laid lawn, that enhances the appearance of your garden and home, is the ambition of many gardeners. There's still time to lay turf before any hot dry weather arrives and Andy Taylor answers some of the questions that are most frequently asked on this subject.

Author: Andrew Taylor

Written by Andrew Taylor.
Published on Friday, 8th of April, 2016.

Which Weedkiller Should I Use?

Turf and Artificial Grass

For David Coton eradicating garden weeds seems like an endless task, but a necessary one that needs to be done in the most efficient way with least harm to the environment.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Wednesday, 26th of August, 2015.

Garden Pond Pumps FAQ

Plants & Flowers

There are different types of pond pumps available and the choice for someone who's new to pond keeping can cause confusion, hopefully my FAQs guide will clear things up for you.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 28th of March, 2014.

Garden Pond Filters FAQ

Fountains

Andy Hobson has put together this FAQ feature on garden pond filters to address some of the questions asked by people new to pond and fish keeping, and hopefully make it easier for others to make their choices.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 4th of March, 2014.

Log Cabins - All You Need To Know

Pond Maintenance

Building an extension to your home is expensive and too much for many people's pockets. David Coton explains that this is one of several reasons why log cabins have grown in popularity over recent years and answers more of your frequently asked questions..

Author: Robert Hall

Written by Robert Hall.
Published on Tuesday, 28th of January, 2014.

Calculating Waterfall Pump Flow Rates

Lugarde

Waterfalls and watercourses look great and bring the tranquil sound of running water into your garden. However, the amount of water flow can be difficult to calculate, so Andy Hobson explains how to work out exactly what's required.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Tuesday, 14th of May, 2013.

Pressure Treatment vs Dip Treatment of Outdoor Timber

Aquatics

If you’re buying a timber product to be located outside, whether it’s fencing, a garden shed or an arbour, then Andy Hobson says that you need to know about how the timber is treated and the difference between pressure and dip treatment.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 25th of January, 2013.

Which Food to Feed Pond Fish

Garden Arbours

If you want fit and healthy fish then it is essential you feed them the right food, this will also avoid polluting the water too.

Author: David Coton

Written by David Coton.
Published on Friday, 26th of October, 2012.

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