The Blog
April Planting

There is something quite satisfying about tidying the garden as the sun starts shining, even its just pruning, tidying or even sowing something ready for the summer months. At Hillsborough we love nothing more than promoting garden care for keen beginners and reminders for the passionate expert. 

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Spring To Do List

To to List

You’ve probably been eyeing up your garden all March, but with the weather remaining chilly and often stormy it’s been difficult to get out there. Now that the clocks have sprung forward, and the weather is getting brighter and warmer, it’s time to get yourself out there and get gardening.

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Outdoor Play and National Delivery

Spring is the season of the new; new beginnings, new growth, and new garden projects. We’ve got some new stuff for you at Hillsborough, too. A new line of children’s garden furniture and a new nationwide delivery service. Make the most of spring and get something new for your garden, wherever you are.

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DIY vs Professional Decking Fit

DIY vs Professional

The eternal question when it comes to decking your garden - to handle it yourself or to hire professional help? As is often the case, the answer is based a lot on your preferences and your abilities. Each side has great things going for it, but problems too, and at the end of the day, it’s your decking and your decision to make, not one we can make for you. 

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It's all about how to Deck.

Decking

Believe it or not decking is easier to lay than paving, and the building is incredibly simply. Using pressure-treated timber and screws that are designed specifically for decking, will ensure a long life and durability for your decking. 

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New Year - New Garden?

New Year

Looking to turn your garden into more of a social area for the upcoming summer months? 

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New Years Gardening Resolutions

New Years Garden

Calling all avid gardeners… what are your resolutions for the New Year? Are you planning on a complete outdoor overhaul; focusing on growing fresh produce, or even starting a new DIY project? 

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Alternative Uses for Your Garden Over the Holidays

dormouse

We’ve come up with a few alternative uses for your winter garden to ensure that you continue to get the most out of the gardening efforts that are prevalent – even in the winter months.

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Garden your way to Christmas with our Winter Supplies...

winter chill

With the right care and the correct tools, winter gardening doesn’t have to seem like such a chore, and getting your hands dirty can be just as fun – even when you’re freezing!

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Warming Winter Tips - Beat the Festive Chill!

winter chill

We’re already feeling the chill, and we’re (dare we say it) excited to ditch the nights out and lean towards more nights in with a hot homemade meal and enough hot drinks to last us until spring…

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