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 July 15, 2021

Boundary choices for a modern garden

In the UK most of our gardens have some type of boundary around them whether it be conifer or privet hedging or the common larch lap fencing but if you want to install or change the border to your property what are the advantages and disadvantages of fencing and hedging?

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Posted on June 23, 2021

Tips for watching wildlife in the garden

If you think about installing a CCTV systems outside your home you usually do it to protect your property and garden but another much more enjoyable reason to have a CCTV system installed is to watch the wildlife visitors that appear in your garden both at night and in the d... read more

Posted on May 28, 2021

How easy is it to install a garden pond?

The trend for the garden to be an extension of a properties living space continues to grow as more and more people install lighting, cosy garden furniture, barbeques and hot tubs in their gardens. Large gazebos or awnings create areas that can be used even if the weather 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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Spring flowers that will bloom in the UK in spring time can include many different types of flower. Some popular choices are daffodils, tulips, allium and anemones. Growing spring bulbs is a rewarding option as you will see your flowers grow from nothing. Plant them at the right time of year and follow all growing instructions to get the best results and have long-lasting flowers.

Security fencing...

Security fencing suppliers

It’s important that security fencing is fit for purpose and will provide adequate protection. Security fencing suppliers offer sturdy, reliable fencing options for industrial, commercial and public spaces. They might provide perimeter fencing, or options for high security areas, such as steel palisades with D or W profiles.