Job Vacancies Due to continued growth here at DREAMSCAPE GARDENS, we are looking to recruit both gardeners and landscapers for our South Manchester and Cheshire projects. These are permanent, all year-long positions. There are no seasonal lay-offs. Applicants must have minimum of 2/3 years professional gardening or landscaping experience. If […]
Pruning your autumn garden
Pruning is on of those gardening tasks that seems to get people in a tizz! Many people think they need to ‘put their garden to bed’ for the winter, and whilst I don’t entirely agree with this, it’s true that November is a really good time to tackle your hedges, trees and bushes/shrubs. This will enable you to get some necessary pruning and shaping done so that your garden is at its best come next spring and summer.
Bring colour to a winter garden by planting the right bushes now
Winter gardening can be a bit of a challenge and if you’re looking out at your garden right now, from the comfort of your cosy living room, and it’s bare and dull-looking, take heart – it needn’t be. I’m often asked what’s an easy way to bring colour to a winter garden….
Low-maintenance garden. Is there such a thing?
Dan’s top tips for creating a low-maintenance garden There’s really no such thing as a maintenance-free garden, after all a garden is a living thing that continually changes and grows So, whatever your reasons for wanting your garden to be low-maintenance, (lack of time, physical difficulty, if you’re renting your […]
New garden? Take your time…
Moved house? New garden? Hang on! Don’t do anything just yet…. If you’ve moved to a new house and you’re itching to get started on the garden, the best thing you can do for your pocket and your garden is to be patient and wait – especially if you move […]
Winter flowering bulbs herald the appearance of spring
A tentative goodbye to winter! Winter flowering bulbs herald the appearance of spring “Keep your faith in beautiful things; in the sun when it is hidden, in the spring when it is gone.” – Roy R. Gibson If you planted plenty of winter-flowering bulbs last year, you’ll already be enjoying their colourful and […]