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Top tips on how to clean garden decking

Top tips on how to clean garden decking

Garden Decking Garden decking has become very popular and can look great in many gardens but it can also become green, grimy, slippery and plain dirty and ugly after the winter months. However don”t despair you can get it back to the way it once was! There are 3 easy steps to get your decking looking good again and keeping it that it way. What you …

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Apartment Gardening: Grow your own Herbs

Apartment Gardening: Grow your own Herbs

Pot of herbs starting to showMy sticks of herb seeds have start to show! I was becoming doubtful and was thinking they might be a no show but by following my advice of watering well along with the great sunshine we have being having the herbs have started to appear! Just take a look – although I”m not sure which herb is which …

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Clematis is a cure for unsightly cement walls in the garden!

Clematis is a cure for unsightly cement walls in the garden!

Clematis Montana Tetrarose and Clematis Lincoln Star

Are you sick of looking at unpainted cement walls in your garden? This year we have planted 2 types of clematis plants behind a long (dull and grey!) wall:

  1. Clematis Montana Tetrarose (Flowers late spring early Summer)
  2. Clematis Lincoln Star (Flowers Early to late summer)

Our plan and hope is that the Clematis will grow over the wall and within a short few …

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The Carrots have arrived!

The Carrots have arrived!

Carrots are coming up at the Hilltop Garden Excited to see my carrots peeping through. This is the second time round as the first planting of the carrots this year were practically driven into the ground with the heavy rains – bet someone in Australia is enjoying an unexpected crop of carrots! A word of advice: wait for good and …

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