How to Disguise Drain Covers in a Garden or Backyard

It’s all well and good having a beautiful looking lawn or new patio, but if there’s an ugly drain cover in the middle of it, the look is nowhere near as good. With that in mind, here’s a selection of tips on how you can successfully cover a drain your garden with something a bit…

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Why Are There Seashells in My Backyard or Garden?

Last summer I started an ambitious garden project. When I started turning over soil and cutting back grass, I started to find what looked like seashells in my backyard. It confused me, as we live 5 miles away from the coast, so why were there shells in my garden? It didn’t take long for me…

How Do Frogs Find Backyard Ponds or Water in Gardens?

A few years ago, I dug a pond in our backyard as a summer project. After lining and filling it with water, I added weeds and fish, then sat back to enjoy the wildlife.  What I wasn’t expecting though was how within weeks there were frogs – and not through my own making! I couldn’t…