Sally and Keith's Garden Notes

Garden slug control

Slugs Problems There are 24 different species of slug in Britain, about half of which can be found in the garden. Most slugs eat decaying vegetation, but readily switch to young or delicate plants,...

Starting on new wildlife pond

Our client Sally a MyGardenTeam member with the help of the expert gardeners from GardenAdvice dug out the new pond designed to become a wildlife pond.The key is to have a plan for the...

Weed control

With the front garden under the gate using heavy duty weed sheeting would be a good idea cover with a high quality bark or wood chip. Before laying the sheeting down weed the area...

Creating a wildlife pond

In many ways developing and creating a wildlife pond is easier than building a formal pond. With its sloping banks and beaches created from cobbles its a lot easier to work with the water...

Irrigation from water butts

Using a simple timer attached to the tap on your water butt can create a simple drip irrigation system to water a raised bed or pots automatically when you are away on holiday etc....