Garden

8 of the Best Electric Rotary Lawn Mowers

If you’re on the hunt for an electric rotary lawn mower but don’t know which one to buy, check out this page. We’ve looked at some of the best selling machines on Amazon.co.uk and compiled a list of seven of the best electric rotary lawn mowers. What is a rotary lawnmower? Rotary lawnmowers have a single blade underneath…

How to Build a Sunken Seating Area and Fire Pit in Your Garden

There is nothing like a real fire. It brings out the primitive fascination in all of us. A garden that has comfortable seating and a good fire pit will be used in the evenings much more than one that hasn’t. We are going to take a look here at how you can create your own…

How to Build a Summer House

There was an upsurge in the popularity of garden design in the 1980s thanks to the garden renovation programs on television and personalities like Alan Titchmarsh. Also, thanks to the rise in the popularity of DIY stores and garden centres, materials were widely available to the general public in a way that they never were…

How to Fit an Electrical Supply for a Garden Pond or Water Feature

This post is all about warning DIYers without the proper training or qualifications against the idea of fitting a permanent electrical supply to a garden pond or water feature themselves. I know this website encourages people to do DIY work in and around the home when they can, but sometimes you have to bring in…

DIY Garden Planters

Garden planters can add colour to a patio or grassed area without costing a fortune. You can build them to the size and shape you need and not make do with what’s available at the local garden centre or DIY store. Perhaps the biggest advantage of garden planters is the ability to move them around to suit the style and…

Two Ways to Lay Flags or Decorative Paving (Spot and Screed)

There are two common ways DIYers lay flags. The first is the spot method. The way to do this is to place five dollops of mortar on the ground (one in each corner and one in the middle) and position the paving slab on top of the mortar. Once the flag’s in place, use a…