Author: James

About James

I like to get outdoors and into the fresh air. Gardening is perfect for combining physical activity, a sense of achievement, relaxation and escape from the TV. Getting involved in a bit landscaping or just pottering in a garden shed is very therapeutic for both my mind & body. I hope you enjoy my gardening tips & tricks and recommendations!

No More Winter Blues – Buy a Wood Burning Fireplace

Weber 2726 Wood Burning Fireplace

A wood burning fireplace could be answer to the winter blues, read on below for my story… See My TOP Recommendation here! As winter nears and the days become shorter a lot of people will miss sitting outside of an evening with a drink, either non-alcoholic or their favourite tipple. There is something really satisfying […]

Buying a Propane Fire Pit

Propane Fire Pit

I recently wrote an article on the benefits of owning a wood burning fireplace, I was totally convinced that adding the wood and firelight blocks or using paraffin etc was the way forward, it is still a very enjoyable experience and certainly not a hardship but it has come as a great surprise that I […]

Any Gardeners Suffering With SAD?

SAD Symptoms

As winter gets closer and closer many of us will suffer with some form of SAD (Seasonal Affected Disorder). We may feel sluggish and lethargic, this of course is due to a lack of Sunlight leading to prolonged amounts of time indoors during these colder months and completing a vicious cycle. Getting enough fresh air […]

Setting up your Gas Fire Pit

Gas Fire Pit

The Blue Rhino Firebowl is great value for money in my opinion. Once you have assembled it and given it a test run you will be happy you took the plunge. It is sturdy, easy to use, acts as a table for drinks and snacks and even good as a nice place to prop your […]

Why I Love Being in the Great Outdoors, Even If Just a Garden

Do Trees Communicate?

Why I love being in a Garden There is something special about sharing time and space with others whilst outdoors, to me sharing a winter afternoon around a propane fire pit while the designated Chef (preferably me) cooks away is one of life’s greatest pleasures. I think having the chance to enjoy eating and drinking […]

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