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Access to the Garden
Access to the Garden
Paths and steps around a garden will help everyone enjoy it and, as long as they are chosen and installed correctly, will keep people safe too....
Advice For Maintaining and Using Compost
Advice For Maintaining and Using Compost
How to maintain your compost heap. The signs to look out for which indicate that you may need to modify its contents. How to use the compost on soil, plants, trees,…...
Cleaning Decking Safely
Cleaning Decking Safely
Decking should be kept clean to prevent slips and falls but it's also important to use environmentally safe cleaning products....
Garden Storage
Garden Storage
Gardeners tend to gather a lot of equipment, this article examines ways you can store your garden tools safely and securely....
Garden Surfaces: Decking, Paving...
Garden Surfaces: Decking, Paving...
How cost, mobility, safety, drainage and aesthetic appeal will all play a part in your choice of garden surfaces. Plusses and minuses of each type of surface....
Gardening Crop Rotation: Safety Benefits
Gardening Crop Rotation: Safety Benefits
Why adopting a garden crop rotation strategy will not only make for healthier soil but will almost certainly result in a higher and better quality yield from your…...
Gardening Tips For The Disabled
Gardening Tips For The Disabled
Gardening tips for the disabled and how you can still get out to work in your garden with the help of some possible modifications you may need to make alongside some…...
Greenhouse Safety
Greenhouse Safety
Considerations to make when choosing a greenhouse and the types of safety issues you’ll need to think about....
How to Avoid Tetanus
How to Avoid Tetanus
How people have certain misconceptions about tetanus but why gardeners need to be aware of the risks and to take all necessary precautions....
How to Control Pond Algae
How to Control Pond Algae
How pond algae can ruin the appearance of a pond and can also harm aquatic plants and wildlife that live in the pond. How the control of pond algae always begins with…...
How To Safely Dispose of Garden Refuse
How To Safely Dispose of Garden Refuse
How we can all do our bit to reduce our garden waste. How to recycle garden waste and how to use our own initiative to do this with help from external service providers....
Portable Shade for Protection from the Sun
Portable Shade for Protection from the Sun
Skin cancer scares have made us all more aware of the dangers of overdoing exposure to the sun but there are a number of options for portable shade in the garden....
Questionnaire: Garden Risk Assessment
Questionnaire: Garden Risk Assessment
To decide how safe you want your garden to be, try going round and assessing all the potential hazards - then assign a risk value to each, to perform your own garden…...
Retractable Shades and Canopies
Retractable Shades and Canopies
A retractable awing or canopy fixed over a patio at the back of the house can provide sanctuary from over-exposure to the sun's rays while still allowing you to enjoy…...
Safe Decking
Safe Decking
Decking is a good looking and practical addition to a garden although care is needed when putting it in to keep the garden safe....
Safe Ways to Heat Your Patio
Safe Ways to Heat Your Patio
Heating outdoors is becoming popular. Here are a few products that provide outdoor heating and ways to ensure that they are used safely....
Sail Shades for Contemporary Sun Protection
Sail Shades for Contemporary Sun Protection
Canopies and awnings provide all-important protection from over-exposure to the sun but sail shades can provide that and look cool in a contemporary garden....
Starting a Compost Heap
Starting a Compost Heap
How to create a compost heap. How to store it and what to put in it. How it’s important to keep an ecological balance within it and how it is valuable in creating good…...
The Impact Weather Conditions Have on Gardening
The Impact Weather Conditions Have on Gardening
How weather and climate can have both a positive and negative effect on garden plants. Things you can do to minimise the risks of damage to plants and creating…...
Water Recycling
Water Recycling
With summers becoming hotter and dryer more people are looking at ways to recycle water, this article describes how to do it safely....
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