Maintaining your decking during the winter months

As autumn has closed in on us and those happy sunny summer days have gone by that deck that you enjoyed so much will need a bit of TLC to prepare it for the winter months. There a few simple steps to help seal and protect your decking for the snow, ice and rain. Continue reading

Protecting your lawn from the elements this Winter

As you can see our long summer evenings have unfortunately came to an end, the short dark evenings are now upon us. So it’s getting to that time of year to protect your lawn from the wet, cold weather. If your lawn like countless others has taking a battering this summer between barbeques, children using it as their own personal playground and many other reasons. Continue reading

3 top tips to protect your new plants from heavy rain

mini white roses cluster with water drops after rainWith the sudden disappearance of the sun this week, we offer all gardeners these top tips to protect your new plantings from heavy rain.

  1. It may sound quite odd but using big golf umbrellas is a great way to keep your new plantings dry during times of unexpected heavy rain. Using golf umbrellas is not the most sustainable solution but it will do in a hurry. Continue reading

Choosing Patio Furniture

white chairs One of the best ways to bring style, comfort and function to your outdoor living space is with patio furniture.

At monkeypuzzle.ie we have 3 top tips to help you choose the best garden furniture for your garden.

1.    Take a walk Walk around your garden and identify areas that could be improved and enjoyed a lot more with the addition of some outdoor furniture. A quaint bistro table for two in a quiet corner of your garden may make Sunday Morning brunch in the summer months idyllic. A large solid wood family dining table may enable you and your children to dine al fresco at your leisure. Encouraging phones off and hands in to a rustic family fare! Continue reading

The Easter Bunny: A Garden Pest

easter bunny

During the Easter holidays the weather is typically fine.  Your garden has probably recovered from the harsh winter and it is looking lush and bountiful once again. Spring/Summer brings new challenges in your garden like how to control all those creatures that want to nibble your delicious fruit and veg! Continue reading

Saint Patrick’s Day Gardening

Saint Patrick’s Day is typically a time to reunite with friends and family in the name of our patron saint.
Hosting a themed garden party may be on your ideas list, or maybe you would just love to give your outdoor living space a good old spring clean. Either way the green fingered guys at monkeypuzzle.ie are at hand to help.
In this blog we highlight some of the most important tasks to carry out in the garden to make the most of the glorious mid-March weather.  Continue reading

Home Renovation Incentive

attractive senior couple overlooking potted plantsClaim €595 to €4,050 back on all home and garden improvements with thanks to the new HRI scheme!
Did you know that right now, with thanks to the Home Renovation Incentive you can have the garden of your dreams for a lot less! Continue reading