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Caring for Your Conifer

Christmas is coming so what better time of year to discuss caring for your conifer? As with any plant, it all starts with choosing a good quality conifer, planting it correctly and then providing consistent maintenance for at least the first few years until the plant becomes established. Routine Maintenance Let’s break down the general […]

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Planting Bulbs for Spring

Bulbs are a great way to brighten up your garden and may be planted in borders and containers. There are a wide variety of bulbs which can be planted now, ready to bloom during the spring, including tulips. Daffodils, crocus’ and hyacinths are ideally planted by the end of September and hardy summer flowering bulbs […]

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Tidying Tips for Autumn

Autumn is well and truly upon us, bringing with it changing leaves and beautiful scenery. As the leaves start to fall and the colder weather sets in, there are many things you can do to your garden to keep it looking tidy. Putting in some extra effort before the harsh winter will give you a […]

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Creating Containers

Containers are a great way to liven up your garden space. Whether you have a large garden but would prefer to keep maintenance to a minimum or a small garden but wish to add pops of colour and interest, garden containers are a great option. For today’s post, here at Border Fencing, we discuss the […]

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Welcoming Bees to Your Garden

Without bees, we wouldn’t be able to grow a variety of foods including tomatoes, blueberries and green beans. Busy bees are vital to our world as we know it, but with their numbers declining, bees need our help to survive. In the latest blog post from Border Fencing, we discuss ways you can attract bees […]

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Top Tips for Harvesting Fruit

If you’re lucky enough to have a fruit tree in your garden, you’ll need to know when you can harvest the fruit from it. In today’s blog post, Border Fencing discuss top tips for harvesting fruit from trees. The following fruit should be harvested at these times: Early summer Goji berries, gooseberries and strawberries. Mid […]

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Top Tips For Pruning

Pruning is an important part of garden maintenance. Whilst it is essential for keeping your outside space looking tidy, pruning at the wrong time or in the wrong way could be detrimental to your plants. In the latest blog post from Border Fencing, we discuss top tips for pruning, helping your garden look great all […]

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Your Guide to Garden Weeds

Now the nicer weather is here, many of us will be getting out into the garden. If you haven’t been out into your garden for a long time, you may find that parts of the space have become overrun with weeds. Our simple guide to garden weeds will tell you all you need to know […]

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Get Your Patio Party Ready

Patios can become littered with leaves and debris, especially through autumn, however, now that some sun is finally appearing from behind the clouds and spring may actually be in sight, we take a look at ways you can get your patio looking its best. Whether you’re planning a garden party or are simply looking to […]

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Ideas: Gardening With Youngsters

As the weather gets warmer, it feels great to be back out in the garden again, and if you have children, there’s no excuse not to get them involved as well. In the latest blog post from Border Fencing, we discuss top ways to get your children involved in gardening and make it a fun […]

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Maintaining a Large Garden

If you have a large garden, it can be difficult to keep it looking its best throughout the changing seasons. In the latest blog post from Border Fencing, we take a look at top tips for maintaining a large garden, helping you to keep your space looking tidy all year round. 1) Watering If you […]

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Low Maintenance Garden Ideas

Whether you’re not a keen gardener or you’ve simply got tired of maintaining a large space, there are a few changes you can make in order to create a low maintenance garden. In the latest blog post from Border Fencing, we take a look at low maintenance garden ideas that you can introduce to your […]

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Small Garden Tips

Gardens come in all shapes and sizes, however, one thing is for certain, no matter how big or small your plot, there is always something you can do to make it just right for you. In the latest blog post from Border Fencing, we discuss small garden tips and the simple changes you can make […]

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Creating a Contemporary Garden

No matter how small your garden is, creating a contemporary garden design doesn’t have to be difficult. Here at Border Fencing, we have put together a list of ways you can revitalise your garden and create a fresh, modern design, in keeping with the way you live your life. Furniture When creating a contemporary garden, […]

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Cottage Garden Design Tips

A cottage garden design doesn’t have to be limited to the countryside. In fact, this style of garden is becoming ever popular due to its perfectly romantic appeal and the fragrant nature of the plants used. Here at Border Fencing, we have put together some top tips on how to create the perfect cottage garden […]

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Top Ideas for Your Garden Buildings in Birmingham

Garden buildings have multiple uses; whether your Birmingham home is blessed with a large outdoor space or a small courtyard, finding ideas to maximise the potential of the space you have available can sometimes be a struggle. Here at Border Fencing, we have put together a list of ideas for how to use your outdoor […]

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Top Tips for Your Barbecue Party

When the summer months finally appear, many of us want to spend lots of time in the garden. Whether you want somewhere to entertain your guests or just a space to sit and relax in, having somewhere comfortable in your garden can make all the difference to how much time you spend in your outside […]

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The Benefits of Having a Home Office in a Garden Building

Working from home is on the rise; in the UK, the number of individuals who work from home has risen by nearly 30% in 10 years. Because of this shift in flexible working, it has become popular to create a bespoke, professional working environment only moments from your back door. A garden building can provide […]

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Improve Your Garden With Timber Decking

Spring is on the way, and what better time to make improvements to your garden? With timber decking, you can enhance your outdoor space in a number of ways. Here at Border Fencing, we have supplied and installed many deckings into gardens of all shapes and sizes. Increase Property Value With property values continuing to […]

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