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17/07/2019

How to Attract Birds to Your Garden

With summer swiftly approaching, it’s no surprise that our gardens will be (quite literally) buzzing with activity. Bees and butterflies are a welcome addition to any garden but perhaps one of nature’s most charming visitors is the wild bird. Birds are abundant all year round but are a particularly prominent guest throughout the spring and summer months. Some of the most common garden birds in the United Kingdom are thrushes, blackbirds, sparrows, tits and robins and you may have already noticed them flitting around.   A valuable asset to the ecosystem... Read More

31/05/2019
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The Best Plants To Create A Stunning Rockery

  From how to get started to the best plants to use, join us at Gardeners Dream as we talk all things rockeries.   What is a rockery? Rockeries are a great way to bring additional interest to your outdoor space, providing a whole new landscape for a variety of plants and wildlife. A rockery is a garden feature made up of a combination of rocks and boulders with added plants and flowers. Rockeries are an ideal choice if you’re wanting to showcase plants in your garden but have poor... Read More

29/04/2019

Summer Garden Ideas To Help Transform Your Outside Space

With a glorious Bank Holiday weekend behind us and another just around the corner, there has never been a better time to start thinking about your garden decor. Nothing beats a summer’s day spend unwinding in your own outside space. But are you getting the most out of your garden? If you’re looking for inspiration to help transform your garden for summer, look no further than Gardeners Dream. Whether you’ve got a summer garden party coming up and want to wow your guests, or you’d simply like a beautiful space... Read More

05/04/2019

How To Care For Indoor Plants

Indoor plants have become a huge part of home decor over recent years, adding instant life, colour and style into a room. Particularly for those in flats or homes without a garden, an indoor plant is a great way to bring a touch of the outdoors into your home. Whether you’re looking for an indoor plant to brighten up your space, or you’re wondering how to care for your existing house plants, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Gardeners Dream, we’re talking all things indoor plants. From what... Read More

21/02/2019
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How To Plant, Grow And Care For A Buddleia Butterfly Bush

If you’re looking for a flowering shrub or bush to transform your outside space this summer, look no further than the beautiful buddleia bush. Known for their butterfly-attracting qualities, a buddleia bush will bring both beauty and wildlife to any outdoor space. If you’re looking to plant and grow your own buddleia bush, you’ve come to the right place. Join us here at Gardeners Dream as we talk all things ‘butterfly bush’, from how and when to plant them through to top care tips.     What is a buddleia... Read More

24/01/2019

New Year, New Garden: 4 Gardening Resolutions To Stick To In 2019

There’s no better time than the new year to reorganise your life – and your garden. Perhaps you have a number of jobs you’ve been putting off for months? Or maybe you’re simply looking for new ways to enrich your gardening experience and makeover your outside space? If you’re looking for tips for gardening this year, look no further. Here at Gardeners Dream, we’ve put together a list of four things you can do to help transform your garden in 2019. Attract birds and butterflies There’s nothing like a garden... Read More

27/12/2018
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Transform Your Home in 2019 With Indoor Plants

There’s nothing like the new year to inspire a transformation in your home! This year, have you considered transforming your home with a selection of indoor plants? Indoor plants are a great way to inject a new lease of life into the home and, with the garden most likely off-limits due to cold temperatures and frost, are a great way to keep green fingers satisfied throughout the winter months.   If you’re looking for home inspiration, look no further. Here at Gardeners Dream, we’ve put together a list of the... Read More

12/11/2018
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How To Care For A Real Christmas Tree

With Christmas just around the corner, now is the ideal time to start thinking about your Christmas tree. If you’re looking to fully embrace the festive season this year, there really is a lot to be said for a real Christmas tree. Though they may come with some additional care, the results are well worth it! Your potted or cut Christmas tree can remain looking its best all season long with the right care. To keep your real Christmas tree making an impression all the way through to New Year,... Read More

10/10/2018
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5 Ways To Prepare Your Garden For Winter

With summer behind us and winter fast approaching, it is now or never when it comes to preparing your garden for the season to come. Winter brings about a number of complications when it comes to our gardens, but the prospect of darker days and frost doesn’t have to mean disaster. Here at Gardeners Dream, we’ve put together our top autumn gardening tips, to ensure your outside space is fully prepared for winter. Clean up A spring clean doesn’t only have to be in spring! The change of the seasons... Read More

06/09/2018
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How To Grow Bedding Plants

If you’re looking to make a colourful, decorative statement in your garden or outdoor space, bedding plants are a perfect choice. And luckily, here at Gardeners Dream, we’ve put together everything you need to know to create your own beautiful bedding plant displays! From which plants are suitable for bedding to when to plant them, join us as we answer all your bedding plant questions. What are bedding plants? Bedding plants are decorative options that tend to only last for one season. While most people think of summer when they... Read More