Can a pizza oven add value to your property?

Pizza Oven in the garden

I recently received a lovely tweet from someone who had used the information on this site to build their own pizza oven four years ago and had now started building another pizza oven in their new home as they’d recently move house! It’s great that they found it useful and even better that it stuck … Read more

Ooni’s BIGGEST oven yet: the 24″ Koda 2 Max

Ooni Koda 2 Max

Because I love my pizza, I’m subscribed to the Ooni newsletter and today I had an email promoting their largest oven ever, the Koda 2 Max Gas-Powered Pizza Oven. Most portable pizza ovens have space to just cook a single 12 inch pizza, but this one has a 24 inch cooking surface, so it’s a go for … Read more

The Great Pallet Hunt: sourcing wood pallets for your garden projects

Wooden Pallets

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling adventure? No, we’re not talking about a trip to the Amazon rainforest or a dive into the Great Barrier Reef. We’re talking about something much closer to home, something that will transform your garden into a wonderland of creativity and sustainability. Yes, folks, we’re talking about the … Read more

Pruning 101: Essential Tips for Healthy Plant Growth

secateurs and pruning

Pruning is a fundamental practice in gardening that promotes healthy plant growth and enhances the overall appearance of plants. It involves the removal of specific parts of a plant, such as branches, buds, or roots, to improve its structure, shape, and vitality. This article will provide you with essential tips and techniques for effective pruning, … Read more

Urban Gardens: How to Create Your Own Green Oasis in the City

Urban Gardens

Urban gardens are a way to bring greenery and potentially fresh produce into the city. Whether you have a small balcony or a larger area, there are options for creating a garden space to suit your needs. With people becoming more conscious of their environmental impact and food quality, urban gardening has become a popular … Read more

Essential Petrol Lawn Mower Upkeep

Lawnmower

A well-maintained lawn is an essential aspect of any home, and a petrol lawn mower is a vital tool to achieve that perfect, green carpet. To ensure the best performance and longevity of your petrol lawn mower, it’s essential to regularly carry out proper upkeep tasks. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the … Read more

Hardy Plants for your garden

Lily of the Valley

If you are looking for a garden that can maintain a great appearance, with ease, then hardy plants could be for you. Hardy plants are those that can withstand low temperatures and this makes them great for gardens in the UK. With the ever unpredictable British weather, there aren’t even any guarantees when it comes … Read more

Slow-worms in the garden

Slow Worms in the Garden

Slow-worms are neither slow nor worms… they’re not even snakes, but actually a legless lizard and whilst gardening this weekend a few made themselves known to me. I’ve had quite a few in my garden previously so it wasn’t too much of a surprise to find them in the overgrown raised-bed I was digging over … Read more

7 Delicious Things To Do With Rosemary

7 Delicious Things To Do With Rosemary

I’d thoroughly recommend growing your own rosemary as it’s a very hardy plant, has a great fragrance, and obviously is great to cook with. But it grows… a lot, so I’m often left wondering what else I can do with it. Whether you’ve bought herbs from the shops or grow your own then no one … Read more