Autumn pond care in your garden

Katie Rushworth Blog

Autumn pond care in your garden

Posted 26 / 10 / 2019

Ponds are a great addition to any plot, adding interest and dimension whilst welcoming a huge range of garden wildlife. It’s a real delight to spot frogs, tadpoles, fish and even bird life enjoying themselves in and around the pond all year round! Any proud established pond owner will know that they involve a little […]

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Creating an alpine scree garden

Posted 12 / 03 / 2019

If you’ve been with me for a while, you won’t have failed to notice what a fan I am of alpine plants. I love to use them in garden design as they’re very low maintenance and look lovely for most of the year. Alpines look great in a range of settings and containers, and I’ve […]

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Five great trees for smaller gardens

Posted 11 / 02 / 2019

I’m a firm believer in the simple, natural beauty of trees and love to be around them whenever I can. Just because your plot is on the more modest side, don’t be fooled into thinking you can’t fit a tree in. There are lots of gorgeous, attractive, floral and even fruiting varieties that can be […]

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Caring for winter wildlife

Posted 13 / 11 / 2018

Winter is hard on the garden, and it’s hard on our furry and feathered friends too. Food and fresh water are scarce, and staying warm is a constant challenge for birds and animals in the winter. The good news is, you can help! With just a couple of forward-thinking garden adjustments, you can welcome wildlife […]

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Top five easy care tropical houseplants

Posted 24 / 07 / 2018

For me, one of the best bits about heading off on my holidays is the chance to spot all the brand new local flora and fauna. I love checking out colourful lizards, armoured beetles, beautiful birds and especially majestic tropical plants. It’s a lovely reminder of time spent away to bring tropical houseplants into the […]

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Getting your garden party ready

Posted 26 / 06 / 2018

With all the work we put into our gardens all year round, it’s such a great feeling to be able to just sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits of our labour. Better still is the enjoyment of the garden with close friends and family – it can’t be beaten! I’m looking forward to hosting […]

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