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Vegetables You Can Grow During Winter

Growing vegetables during the winter may seem to be a challenging task, but provided that the right conditions are maintained, the cool temperatures will guarantee a continued growth of the veggies. Vegetables grown during the winter season will produce earlier crops than those grown in the spring. There is a variety of vegetables that are […]

How to keep rabbits out of your garden

Wild rabbits can be a real problem for you and your garden if they get in, because they are often underestimated until they are wreaking havoc in your flowerbeds and shrubbery! Rabbits are known to destroy gardens in hours – that’s right, these cute and fluffy things can be royal pest! That’s why it’s good […]

Essential Garden Maintenance Tips For Winter

As the winter season approaches, you are probably thinking of how to make your cherished garden ready for the coldest months of the year. To help you out, we here at Kite Landscapes are happy to provide you with some smart tips that you can use to maintain your garden for winter.

How to build a raised garden bed: Landscaping made simple

A raised garden bed is generally a large planting box that offers good soil drainage, protection from pests and easy access to crops. It not only boosts vegetables above potentially waterlogged grounds but also turns your backyard into the perfect environment for farming your own crops!

Five Tips to Care for Your Lawn in Winter

Winter is the season when your garden is ‘put to bed’. Growth nearly stops, and most plants lie dormant. Your lawn needs much less attention than in other months, but some thought still needs to be given to its needs, to avoid unnecessary damage and to ensure it survives winter in top condition.

How to Prepare Your Lawn for the Cooler Weather

As the summer comes to an end and the temperatures change, one of the things that you should be focussing on is making sure that your lawn is ready to face the cooler weather. Whilst this may sound like a lot of work, all you need to do is follow a few tips that will save time and money later in the year. Here are some useful ideas to help you prepare your lawn for the winter.

How Gardens Have Changed Through Time

People, especially in the UK, have always loved their gardens. Gardens are your individual patch of land, a part of the Earth that belongs to you. Throughout generations gardens have been used to express people’s tastes in the serene, they’re the spaces people use to relax from the stress of daily life and to get back to nature. Trends in gardens change as frequently as trends in interior design but one thing never changes, from functionality to entertainment, gardens have always been an important part of the home.

Top Garden Design Trends of 2013

Your Garden is an extension of your home, like an extra room with a touch more sun (and rain), so it is essential to treat it with the care and planning you would a kitchen, bathroom or bedroom. When renovating our homes we tend to look to the latest fashions and classic ideas for inspiration […]

Prepare Your Lawn for Spring

After a long, hard winter, the first signs of spring are finally beginning to show. While the daffodils and crocuses tend to take care of themselves, your lawn will appreciate a little bit of extra attention at this time of year. So it’s time to break into the shed, dust off those tools and get […]