• Welcome to Opal Gardens

    Opal Gardens is a website where you can find everything you need to know about gardens, from the current trends in garden design, to new styles found in garden furniture. We can also provide you with much needed information about various gardening practices, so that you have all the necessary tools to look after your garden properly.


    Buying Wooden Gates and Gate Furniture

    Posted on November 17, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    Is it time to replace your garden gate? Are you confused between a plastic gate, wooden gate, and a wrought iron one? Well, a plastic or iron gate is obviously low on maintenance but do you want that cheap look or would you rather have a grand entrance to your lovely home? If your answer is yes to the latter, wooden doors are the way to go. They give you the best and the finest options you can get. What sort of gate do you have in mind? First impressions leave lasting impressions and a classic, traditional door will leave your guests wanting to visit you more often. There is... Read More »

    Autumn Bulbs- 5 important Planting Tips You Should Know

    Posted on August 3, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    If you want to be greeted by a wide range of beautiful and exciting flower colours and fragrance next spring, then you need to start planting your bulbs in autumn. The cool weather makes working in the garden less tiring and much more enjoyable. Most people love autumn bulbs because they are readily available in all shapes and sizes and are very easy to plant. To increase your success of having cheerful blooms next spring, here are top five planting tips to get you started: Prepare the Soil Well One of the best things about these bulbs is that you can plant them anywhere provided that the soil well drained... Read More »

    Creating a Herb Garden

    Posted on June 26, 2016 at 8:11 am

    If you love cooking and often use herbs, it’s always so much better to have fresh herbs; herbs like Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Coriander, Oregano, Parsley, Lemon Balm, Peppermint, etc… The cost of fresh herbs will vary depending on where you buy from, but it’s always worth it to get them fresh. Another solution is to buy seeds for the fresh herbs you commonly use and plant them in your garden; your not limited to where you plant herbs though and you can have a small plant box where it’s the most convenient to pick them from. You can do all kinds of things in terms of design to create a herb garden, from stacked pots with each of... Read More »

    The Different Types Of Patio Awnings

    Posted on May 9, 2016 at 9:19 am

    When summer comes, it moves with it warm weather. This is the time that homeowners often start searching for a way that they can make more use of the outdoor spaces that surround their home. With the addition of one of the types of patio awnings available for your house, you can get the shaded protection that you need to create additional living space. These awnings add value and functionality, as well as making your home more attractive at the same time. All it takes is an awning canopy, and you can transform your patio into a luxurious outdoor living area. With the awning protecting the patio area from the... Read More »

    Why Glass Rooms are More Popular among Homeowners

    Posted on March 26, 2016 at 11:37 am

    If you are considering having glass room in your home, then you have made a great decision. These rooms offer a lot of benefits that you might not have imagined before. All what you need to do is to hire an expert to help you in the designing and building process, and you will just be satisfied with the final results. The most important thing about these rooms is that they will transform the look of your entire home making it exceptional among the others in your neighbourhood. Here are some other major reasons why building the rooms is a great decision.   Enhance the look of your home One... Read More »