Fancy having one of these under your shed?

Hidden parking spaces which pop up from your drive have become a must-have home-improvement in London. The £40,000 parking spots can be hidden beneath a flowerbed, lawn, or even another parking space. Owners simply press a button on a keyring to raise they car out of the ground much like the rocket launching apparatus in… Continue reading Fancy having one of these under your shed?

Seeds, can I succeed?

One of my 10 Things to do was “Eat more vegetables – and this year succeed in growing more of my own” [flickr]photo:1505860336[/flickr] So i am going through the Seed catalogues (online) as we speak, that does not mean I know what I want….. but the following companies websites are very good. Unwins seems conventional… Continue reading Seeds, can I succeed?


Encouraging wildlife, growing your own fruit and veg and informal planting styles are likely to be in vogue for 2009, according to experts via PA Trends will continue to veer towards environmentally friendly techniques, less concrete used in hard landscaping and subtle colour schemes. Here’s what the experts predict will be big in 2009. Joe… Continue reading GARDEN TRENDS FOR 2009

Grow a living roof for your garden shed

The mirror reports on the how to grow a roof on your garden shed. 3 reasons to do it Other than simply looking fantastic, living roofs will: 1. Attract wildlife – beneficial insects and useful pollinators will love the new green space. 2. Use up rainwater during the wet season, reducing localised flooding. 3. Have… Continue reading Grow a living roof for your garden shed