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Create a haven and nesting area for garden birds, by watching Monty's guide to making a bird raft for the Berryfields pond.all year roundAttracting birds and wildlife into your gardenHow to make a bird boxInstalling a window bird feederMaking fat cakes for birdsWildlife friendly ...
Make a compost bin to achieve the satisfaction of turning kitchen and garden waste, into rich, crumbly compost. This will make your plants and crops thrive - so keep them, and your local landfill site, happy.Spade or rake4 strong wooden pallets6 sturdy wooden stakesSledgehammerBo...
Learn how to lay a path, with the help of Monty Don. He demonstrates how to lay slabs on sand and cement with the aid of a spirit level and a grid of pegs, to create a path. all year roundMore garden DIY project ideasHow to lay a decked pathway
Ever wondered what the ingredients of great compost are? Chris Beardshaw shows you what to put on your heap and what to leave off, to create black gold for your garden.all year roundMore tips on how to improve your soilBuild a compost binHow to make
flowerheads once the petals have fallen, trimming them back to just above the foliage.AdamWhen tidying up lilies, leave as much main stem and as many leaves as possible as these will help the bulb build up its food reserves for next year.More advice on lilies
with the added grass cuttings, helps to accelerate the composting process.More on leaf mould and compostingHow to build a leaf heapFollow our video guide to making leaf mouldChoose plants for autumn colourHow to build a compost binPractical guide to making garden
Storage containerall year round10 minutes every dayFind a sunny corner of your garden, on soil, where you can site either a plastic compost bin or build a compost bin using wooden pallets or similar. Setting your bin up on soil will allow worms and other micro
of theft.Finally, make sure you have a strong lock on your shed to prevent thieves from helping themselves.AdamFreecycle and eBay are excellent for recycling things you have no use for but someone else really needs.More on garden shedsBuild a tool rack