The Middle-Sized Garden Blog

Don’t just sit there! How to make the most of your garden seating

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell August 30th, 2015 in: Garden style & living

Benches and garden seating are at the heart of your garden. They create focal points, help you enjoy your garden with friends and offer a place to ‘sit and stare’. Even the smallest garden usually…

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What you need to know about town vs country gardens…

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell August 23rd, 2015 in: Garden style & living

Do you think it would be easier to garden in the countryside? Is a town garden less of a challenge? Or is it just a question of scale? This week’s guest post, by Miranda Alexander,…

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The quick and easy guide to holiday watering

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell August 9th, 2015 in: Gardening know how

Are you asking a friend to water your garden while you’re away, or paying someone to water it? Either way, you don’t want to waste their time – or your water.We’ll be away supporting our…

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Love your pots! 25 inspiring & practical ideas for container planting

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell July 26th, 2015 in: Garden style & living

Pots are the best way of creating an instant garden. You can grow any plant in a pot. You can use pots as focal points, to create garden colour and to have everything looking gorgeous…

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How to change your neighbourhood (and your life) with gardening

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell July 19th, 2015 in: Garden style & living

Have you got a patch of bare earth near you? There’s a new kind of middle-sized garden popping up in our cities, towns and villages – the volunteer-run community garden. Thousands of amateur gardeners are…

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How to Have a Glorious Country Garden On A Tight Budget

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell July 11th, 2015 in: Gardening on a budget

Half an acre is a big garden if you have no professional help. Especially if you commute daily to a full time job in town. Kylie O’Brien is an award-winning former gardening editor of the…

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12 Creative Tips For a Stunning Urban Garden

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell July 5th, 2015 in: Garden style & living

Do you have a typical urban garden? Usually it’s rectangular. It can be seen from the house. And, although you’d like it to look larger, somehow you never have the time to make it look…

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Behind the scenes at the gardening radio programme

Posted By: Alexandra Campbell June 28th, 2015 in: Garden style & living

It’s 6.30am on Sunday morning. Andy Garland of BBC Radio Kent is at the front door, with producer Caroline Wordsworth and an outside broadcast van to broadcast the popular Sunday Gardening programme from Faversham Open…

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