Simple and effective planter/garden lighting

Go Green Week

Go Green Week is an annual event that raises awareness within schools, colleges and universities of our effects on climate change. The 2015 event is being held 9-15th February and gives us the excuse to blog on one of our favourite topics, up-cycling. It is amazing just what you can create…Read More

Pallet sand-pit

Pallet Perfection

The landscaping side of our business gets a LOT of materials delivered on pallets. Lately we have been giving some thought to what we could use the leftover pallets for. Here are some of the items we have made from upcycled pallets so far: Planters These pretty planters can be made to…Read More

A pallet incorporating a bug hotel at RHS Cardiff Show

Do You Do Room Service?

Everyone likes a nice, comfy home and bugs are no different from the rest of us. Many are happy to set up home under a pile of leaves or logs. But why not go a step further and create your own bug version of Gleneagles in your very own back…Read More

This upcycled wheel makes a great handrail in a garden in Canada

A Sustainable Future

It’s a common misconception that sustainability and being kind to the environment equates to being unkind on the wallet. Here are some ideas of how you can create a stunning sustainable garden whilst still doing your bit to help the planet and without breaking the bank… RECYCLE Re-use all sorts…Read More

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Bridge of Allan Times

We explain how in these economically challenging times, you can sustain an environmentally friendly future whilst still maintaining your bank balance.  

Butterfly garden

Wild About Your Garden

Bio-diversity. Sustainability. Eco-friendly. They are all buzz-words in the world of gardening as more and more people realise that it can be cool to care. The United Nations have even declared 2010 as the Year of Biodiversity. No longer does having a wildlife garden mean that you just leave an…Read More

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