NOW'S the time to stop talking about those well laid plans to
spruce up your garden and get down to action.
No matter what you have in mind; no matter how big or how
small, make sure your good intentions don't just remain good
And if you're in the mood to ring
the changes but not sure how to ring them don't forget expert
advice is always at hand.
Why not take a stroll
round the host of home improvement stores and garden centres
to gather a few fresh ideas?
Gardening is one
of the most popular pastimes in Northern Ireland and there are
a host of high quality, value for money centres to cater for
our every need. One of the most simple ways to bring. some
floral delight to your home is to erect hanging baskets.
These highly decorative adornments add an
enduring touch of style at little cost, providing they are
properly looked after.
Your basket should be
sited in the full sun and if possible sheltered from strong
winds. Warm winds will dry out your baskets very quickly.
You will also require brackets that are secured firmly with
long screws; a full watered basket can weigh many pounds.
A few hours in the garden can be hard work but there is no
reason to snake it any harder than it should be. A good
workman always makes sure his tools are good enough and big
enough for the job in hand. There is no shortage of shops
stocking the latest range of gardening implements including
power driven mowers, ride-ons, strimmers, hedge trimmers and
And if what you need to make sure the job gets
done properly is hitting you too hard in the pocket why not
If, however, you hate the
thought of tackling tasks that you've been putting off for
months now why not pay someone to do if for you.
Because sometimes it pays to let the experts loose while you
put your feet up.