eco-friendly garden

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

~ Audrey Hepburn

Summer is rapidly approaching and the perfect gardening weather is just around the corner. Over the colder months, our gardens can often become neglected and when the sunshine finally gets here, we’re left with a rather messy outdoor space that we can’t enjoy.

That’s why now is the perfect time to get out and give your outside space a much needed, eco-friendly makeover. Get rid of the clutter and get planting — creating a space that is both sustainable and enjoyable. Get a head-start on your eco-friendly garden now!

Composting

Composting is a great way to get rid of food waste and create nutrient-rich soil for your plants and
vegetables. It’s easy to start your own compost heap; Simply buy a small and discreet compost bin and place it in a secluded corner of your garden. Some people like to hide their compost bins and heaps behind a screening, to keep their outdoor area looking clean and tidy.

Most natural waste, like vegetable and fruit cuttings and peelings, teabags and grass cuttings, can be thrown on the compost heap to decompose. The best way to know what to put on the compost heap is to only put on items that have been…