How to use Plants to Make a Wall Attractive

How to use Plants to Make a Wall Attractive

My garden backs onto a wall, what can I do to brighten the area up? It’s inevitable that some gardens, especially in densely populated town and city centres and other urban areas, will back right onto a wall. This has the advantage of increasing privacy, but it...
Ilkley Turfing

Ilkley Turfing

They say a picture paints a thousand words, so instead of writing another Hedge-Blog, I will show you a recent turfing job Hedge-Hogs Outdoor undertook in Ilkley, West Yorkshire using pictures instead. New turf naturally looks different to the surrounding grass...
Build a Wooden Fence

Build a Wooden Fence

Fences are sometimes the best way to obscure an unsightly view. If your yard looks over an abandoned lot, chances are you don’t want to have to look at it everyday. A fence, with boards placed tight against each other, will hide it. This kind of fence can also...
Prevention and Control of Moss

Prevention and Control of Moss

The conditions that moss favours are as follows: Poor surface drainage – This encourages fern and tufted type mosses. Lack of fertility or nutrients – Any lawn low in essential nutrients will be thin and weak and open to invasion. Acid soil conditions...
5 Lawn Care Tips for a Healthier Lawn

5 Lawn Care Tips for a Healthier Lawn

Regular scarifying or raking program: The task of scarifying in lawn care is also known as commonly known as dethatching or raking, all three are basically the same operation. Scarifying is carried out by a powered machine that has a series of vertical blades or tines...
Gardeners Tools of the Trade

Gardeners Tools of the Trade

Stihl. STIHL offers a wide range of products including chainsaws and pole pruners, KombiSystems, MultiSystems, brushcutters, hedge trimmers, blowers, sweepers, pressure washers, vacuum cleaners and cut-off saws and other construction equipment, as well as all the...

Choosing a Landscaper

How to choose professional landscape gardeners from initial introduction/enquiry to end result of a completed area or build project in the West Yorkshire area: When you employ a professional landscape gardener to design and build your garden you get real piece of mind...