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.

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
Posted on August 31, 2017

How to Landscape a Sloped Garden

A sloped garden poses more challenges than a flat surface. It can also be very interesting and unique to plant and landscape, and lots of gardeners find it a fun activity to develop a garden like this. The key to successful gardening within a sloped landscape is planning. You should make sure you... read more
Posted on August 1, 2017

Keep Your Gardens Beautiful With Lawn Turf

A garden turns out to be more beautiful when it is spotless, inviting, and green. An ideal method for keeping it green is by adding a lawn turf to flavour it up. This post discusses the essential things that you have to think about it. What is a lawn turf? This is a term for the grass that is ... 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...

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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