TAHGDC: Winter Care for the Potted Shrub

Potted shrubs aren't as able to change to tough winters as those in the ground -- the soil in thecontainer simply can't provide the insulation in-ground soil can. Roots of plants in containershave greater exposure to below-freezing temperatures…

TAHGDC: Improve your Curbside Appeal with our Small Garden Design

Did you know you only have 8 seconds before a potential buyer decides if they are interested in your home? And THAT is why street appeal is so important when selling. If your home looks great from the street, buyers will be dying to see what’s…

TAHGDC: Collecting Agapanthus Seeds from Flower heads.

So you may remember a number of weeks back, I had a beautiful Agapathus plant in my back garden. However the seasons cycle. Thus those flowers did naturally die off and start forming seed pods! Being the avid gardener I must admit to have…
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TAHGDC: Creating a Micro-Garden with Succulents

Winter is almost upon us. I am currently trying to find a way to keep my love of all things green going through enjoyment of small Succulent micro gardens during those inclement days. Succulents Succulents and cacti have a lot in common. Members…
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TAHGDC: Japanese Knotweed

Introduced to the UK & Ireland in 1825, Japanese Knotweed was originally grown in gardens for it's attractive & exotic appearance. It wasn’t until some years later that it came into focus that it was becoming an invasive plant and…

TAHGDC: Jobs in the Garden for September

September Gardening with The Angry Hedgehog Garden Design Company September is the beginning of the next phase in the garden as the wind-down to winter begins! However we are not there yet and there are still some jobs you can be doing to keep…

TAHGDC: Low Water Garden Design Plan

Low-Water Garden Design Plan A dry garden spot calls for plants that are experts at gathering and using water. Nature outfitted drought-tolerant plants with a host of special features for survival. Stonecrop's (Sedum spp.) succulent leaves…

TAHDGC: Espresso Gardening tips with spent coffee grounds

Time to stop throwing away those espresso grounds when you are done with them and use them for Espresso Gardening. With a little bit of creativity, here are 5 ways your coffee grounds can be put to further use long after you have got your caffeine…
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TAH: Garden Visit to Lismore Castle Gardens, Co. Waterford

On a recent trip to Waterford, we took the opportunity to visit the absolutely beautiful town of Lismore, Co.Waterford. Within the town sits the historic surroundings of Lismore Castle and the wonderful Lismore Castle Gardens.  Two distinct…
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TAH: August Gardening Jobs

Here are your jobs for August 2017! You should take particular care to keep yourself hydrated but also remember that any Bird Baths/static water sources you have will quickly evaporate or become full of algae growth during summer. Ensure…