PEOPLE were busy in their gardens in April (2013) according to The Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) results for the month.
Outdoor plants and seeds and bulbs sold particularly well during the month with sales up 11.87% and 15.99%, respectively, in comparison to April 2012.
Peter Burks, Chairman of the GCA, explained: “We have had a testing few months with unseasonably cold weather and we were all relieved to see some sunshine in April.
Added by Landscape Juice on May 21, 2013 at 16:48 — No Comments
The best thing about laying turf to establish a fresh lawn is the rapid transformation. In this article, we will show you a step-by-step how guide on how to lay turf ... like a pro.
1. Prepare your tools
For this type of project, you will only need a spade, some planks, a rake, a long knife, a garden hose, a wheelbarrow, a sprinkler, and turf cutter.
2. Prepare your soil
Even the most expensive garden turf will not look its best if your soil is of poor…Continue
Added by Wiltshire Turf on May 20, 2013 at 3:30 — No Comments
For whatever reason some people get behind with their garden.
Whether it's a family bereavement, illness, starting a new family or pressures of work, weeds can take over and it's sometimes impossible to remember where one left the lawn.
MyBuilder.com are running a…Continue
Added by Landscape Juice on May 17, 2013 at 8:12 — No Comments
Slippery softwood decking, here is Jackson Landscape Designs durable, anti slip, aesthetically pleasing, money saving solution for all gardens and landscapes in Newton Abbot, Devon and surrounding areas.
Hazardous softwood deck…
Added by Jackson's Landscape Design on April 1, 2013 at 21:14 — No Comments
Sketch or cad drawing?
When you go to do a quote for a potential client how do you present your ideas to them about the job at hand?
Do you sketch something out on paper and talk to the client right there and then?....or do you go away and hand draw something with a little bit more care & attention to post back to the client along with your quote?
Do you take the time to go back to the potential clients property with your drawing & quote to run through it…Continue
Added by Michael Nickson on March 19, 2013 at 21:40 — No Comments
Planting Design - Primrose Hill London 2012
Looking forward to revisiting this North London garden.
The garden needed refreshing. Some of the planting had outgrown the space and had subsequently been removed. A design was…Continue
Added by Claire Pollard on March 12, 2013 at 13:54 — No Comments
Sensory Gardens should delight, inspire and provoke - they should provide an exciting journey through the senses. We've been working really hard on a guide to creating your own amazing sensory garden, taking into account taste, touch, smell, sight and sound.
Sensory gardens are often used to help and stimulate people with physical or mental disabilities or sensory difficulties, and their beneficial effects have also been seen in child development and therapy situations. Find out about…Continue
Added by Jim Byiers on February 27, 2013 at 11:00 — No Comments
Several months ago, ANP Services Spalding was entered into the local business accelerators campaign, which is aimed at helping 'up and coming' small local business to succeed by giving them access to free mentoring from a variety of sources and advertising and promotional features in the local media....
Following several meetings with various judges etc, we are delighted to reveal that we have been selected as one of the three joint regional winners!
This entitles us to a year…Continue
The contents of this blog shows how to install patios, garden paving, paving slabs, paving stones, patio, stone paving, paving stone, patio stone, patio stones, concrete slabs, slabs, flagstones in Devon.Continue
Added by Jackson's Landscape Design on February 1, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments
Whether you carry out your own gardening, or employ a gardener or have a contract with a garden maintenance business, ALL gardens create waste - this is an undeniable FACT.
So what can you do with this waste?
Larger gardens may find it easy to deal with woody waste such as hedge trimmings by having a designated bonfire area and an area set aside for composting green waste such as leaves, grass cuttings and light prunings.
However not every garden has this luxury,…Continue
Added by Adam Pilgrim on January 25, 2013 at 11:57 — No Comments
Marshalls SW Regional award winner 2012
I am extremely humble that my garden design and landscaping practice, Jackson's Landscape Design, Newton Abbot, Devon are awarded the Marshalls South west regional award winner 2012, for the most creative use of a Marshalls…Continue
Added by Jackson's Landscape Design on January 18, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments
Durable Green and Eco-friendly bespoke garden structures
No bricks, no blocks nor mortar.
You have found the correct site for all garden design Devon, landscaping and rammed earth garden structures.
Welcome to the daily blog of …Continue
A blog about Block paving, hard landscaping, driveway, patio, driveways, patios, pathways, garden, landscaper, Tobermore, Devon
THIS PROJECT IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, CLICK HERE TO VIEW DAYS 15-17…Continue
THIS PROJECT IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION, CLICK HERE TO VIEW BEFORE, DESIGN AND DAY 1 - 5 IMAGES.
A very warm welcome to one and all
Welcome to the daily blog of Jackson’s Landscape Design, JLD, the home of quality garden design Devon, landscaping and rammed earth garden structures, this blog will show you the daily life of our garden build up,…Continue
Added by Jackson's Landscape Design on January 7, 2013 at 22:00 — No Comments
Having read the magazines and the blogs, and having seen last year's gardens, I thought that I would write a few thoughts on what I thought might be some of the key garden design elements that would be prominent in 2013. However as one person can only provide their own viewpoint, please feel free to comment on what I have written and perhaps make your own suggestions.....…Continue
Added by Matt Haddon on January 4, 2013 at 19:30 — No Comments
As we sit here reflecting over the busiest year yet! Our minds keeps coming back to all the many projects that the team have done and are doing. …
we are about to open our first trade counter based in sheffield, designed to supply wet and dry gravels,slates pebbles,paving sealers and joint compounds to the landscape contractors in the region.
the trade counter is designed to help the small landscape contractor get materials to site quickly,either by collecting small bags or having materials delivered to site loose.
due to the varied range of materials we wont be able to carry a huge stock of all the lines,but by placing…Continue
Jackson's landscape Design, Newton Abbot, Devon Have been appointed Devons designer and installer of the stunning Saige Longlife Composite decking, which creates a unique and beautiful outdoor living area that improves your lifestyle and your gardens, landscaping,…Continue
Added by Jackson's Landscape Design on October 24, 2012 at 21:30 — No Comments
Does anyone no the max height for garden fence you can install without having to ask for planning permission for your garden?