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If you love the garden and your plants, there's a good chance you will want to get going in the garden as early as possible. Greenhouses are great for ...

Although some of us less hardy gardeners might be tucked up inside in the thick of winter reluctant to go out in the cold. We will probably spend quite ...

Hanging baskets are a great way to break up blank walls and soften door ways or just show off your gorgeous bedding. We have made a video to show you how to ...

Here are a few tips and ideas to prepare your Autumn garden for winter and the following spring. LAWNS If your lawns are looking a bit pale, treat them with ...

How To Make Your Lawn Thicker and Greener Fast I have written a few posts on lawns to help readers tackle problem lawns. One of the most common questions ...

What Can I Do To Improve My Lawn?

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There are many steps you can take to improve your lawn but one of the most effective and should be high on the list of priorities, is to aerate the lawn.  ...

Snowdrops are fantastic little flowerers when all is dull and grey in January. Why not increase your snowdrop colony by dividing a few, or even asking a friend ...

We all love to see animals and birds in our garden. However it can be incredibly frustrating when we have just sown grass seed on our newly prepared lawn ...

Garden Design, Planting Ideas: Impressive Plants for Handsome Borders Planting borders can be a daunting prospect. There are so many rules to follow and ...

So many times we hear the question. What are the best weed killers for your garden  and how do I use them effectively?  Most of us find ...

Many of you have known and probably used some form of oxygen bleach/sodium percarbonate as a stain remover on your clothes and furnishings.  It ...

Shrubs love a good prune! We have put together a simple pruning guide to help keep your shrubs in tiptop condition. Spring flowering shrubs basic rules ...

If you are reading this post it is very likely that these creatures are possibly your worst nightmare. It may sound obvious but the best way to get rid of ...

What’s Eating My Laurel?

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The answer is very likely to be nothing! The chances are it's a bad case of Shot hole. This fungal disease attacks the leaves which leave small irregular pale ...

What should you do when your beautifully scented Hyacinth flowers have all gone over? Snip off the hyacinth flower spike. Put the pot outside in a ...

Don't worry if your lawn is starting to turn brown in patches. Patches on a lawn can look as if they are turning brown and dying out. If there is a slightly ...

We get many questions about rhododendrons at The Perfect Garden, so we have put together a few pointers to keep your rhodies flowering! As with most plants, ...

Whether you are starting a border from scratch or just need to fill a few gaps, why not fill it with annuals? Annuals are plants that you can sow direct ...

Have you thought about growing an early crop of mangetout in the greenhouse? Sow in March and you could have a delicious crop of sweet mangetout by May. Most ...

The weather will soon warm up and we will be eager to get into the greenhouse to pot on our plants for the summer. Unfortunately with the joy of growing ...