Whether it's a bleak December or the more mild weather we are becoming used to, you can still spend useful time in the garden. David Coton suggests the jobs that can occupy the shortening days.
With a cold snap on the way and freezing weather predicted, Andy Taylor reviews a range of outdoor products that will prove useful over the next few weeks.
During the winter months your pond will invariably get covered in ice. What should you do? Dan Everton's guide to keeping your pond from freezing over in the winter will provide the answers.
Although from the southern hemisphere, while Santa Claus hails from the North Pole, penguins are essential Christmas characters and Andy Taylor explains how to complete your decorations with this quirky flightless bird.
Although winter may be coming to an end, freezing temperatures are still predicted and Dan Everton from our Aquatics Superstore recommends using ice prevention products to safeguard your pond.
Whether contemporary or traditional, Outdoor Christmas Lighting adds a magical dimension to everyone's celebrations. With modern technology, Nathan James Dodd suggests that there's a huge choice of lighting and brilliant effects to satisfy even the most vivid imagination.
Fencing normally takes a battering in the autumn and winter, but David Coton explains that if you need replacement panels or are thinking of erecting a fence for the first time, there's a wide choice including featheredge, overlap, domed or trellis.
This is my guide on how to prepare your garden for the winter it's about to endure, I'll go over basic measures you can take to prevent any future problems from the dip in temperature.
During bad weather like the recent snow, outside storage provides particularly useful extra space for sheltering anything from garden tools and equipment to bikes and sunbeds, protecting them from the elements and also potential theft. We spend enough on these items, so it is only sensible to look after them rather than watch them rust and corrode.
In the bleak mid-winter it's encouraging to know that, even in this coldest season, some reassuringly warm colour can be present in the garden.