The Summer Solstice happens in June (this is the longest day of the year). More daylight this month means more growth for your plants.
Here is a comprehensive list of jobs to do around the garden in June:
Take this month to clean out your greenhouse. Ensure all glass is sparkly and free from grime, this will allow that lovely sun to shine through and bring your fruit and veg to full fruition. Continue reading →
With the sudden disappearance of the sun this week, we offer all gardeners these top tips to protect your new plantings from heavy rain.
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 →
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 →