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.
Posted on May 25, 2018

Choosing a New Garden Gate

A garden gate is an important part of your garden, as it is used for its design features as well as for safety. When somebody enters your property and comes through a gate, it gives a real homely first impression and will make the person feel welcome. It will also help to deter people you don't want... read more
Posted on March 23, 2018

Tackling Weeds on your Lawn and in your Garden

Weeds are never easy to tackle and they have always been a problem for people who want their garden to look nice. Luckily, there are things you can do to prevent weeds - though they might take some work, and weeding isn't the most enjoyable of gardening jobs! However, it is worth it to keep your gar... read more

What are Secured by Design Garage Doors?

Security is one of the main reasons why people choose to replace garage doors. When they start to get older and more fragile, they may look more vulnerable to people who could try to break in. They will not withstand a break in particularly well, and this could become a source of worry for you. An a... read more

Some Information About Garden Fertilisers

You might often read that you need to fertilise plants and flowers. However, there are so many different varieties on the market. How do you know which one you are best to use? Here is some advice for you regarding fertilisers:
  • Most shop-bought fertilisers contain a blend of nitrogen, p... read more

Using the Right Type of Soil

When gardening, one of the most important things to do is to make sure you use the right type of soil for the plants and flowers you are growing. This is one of the most common mistakes that new gardeners make and it will impact heavily on your garden. If you plant a bulb in the wrong type of soil, ... read more

Growing Trees and Plants in Pots

Growing trees and plants in pots is a great option if you don't have a lawn or you have a small garden area. Here are some varieties that grow well:
  • Lemon trees. These are not hardy and will not fare well out of doors in the winter. However, they will grow well outside in the summer so ... read more

Exterior Design...

Exterior Design
There are lots of things you can do to improve the exterior design of your home. Starting with automatic sliding gates can give your home an element of class that is surely missing from most homes. It allows your home to become the centre attraction of the neighbourhood, and it is certainly a statement.
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Garden Designs...

Garden Designs
Improving the design and layout of your garden can be done through a variety of ways. By improving access with things like a glass garden room, or by using a load of railway sleepers to construct an area in your garden, you can make drastic improvements to the feel of your garden.
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Garden Turf...

Garden
Most garden designs throughout the capital will include at least one area of lawn but turf has to be laid when it's fresh. This means that there is a great deal of pressure on London turf suppliers, especially in the summer months, because they have to cut the turf and deliver it soon after, before shelf life is reduced.
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How to Buy...


The tradition among most gardeners is to purchase their bulbs from brick and mortar retailers, but this usually has the effect of them having far less options. If you look for a place to buy lily bulbs online, you’ll find that you can purchase a larger variety of lilies direct from suppliers.

Your Own...

Your Own Vegetable Allotment
The perfect way to start one’s lunch or dinner is by having a salad with fresh and home-grown vegetables. Many people these days are growing vegetables in their garden. One can start growing vegetables in the garden vegetable patch.
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Hiring a...

Hiring a Gardening Company
Most companies which offer gardening services are able to accomplish the garden chores in a professional manner, finishing quickly. You can also expect a gardening company to be able to supply various plants which may improve the overall impact of the garden.
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