Bamboo nightmare

Sorry that the tips have been a while coming but has been a very busy season for Kustom Landscapes. But I have just come in from my garden after doing back-breaking battle with rampant invasive bamboo, and felt I had to pass on my anxt right away! In domestic garden terms, in my view it…

Sealing paving and treating algae

I thought I would follow up on my last post about treating the stone paving at my Bristol home. The Algon algae treatment was easy to apply and after a couple of days I could see that moss and weeds between the paving had died. The instructions said that the product would take about 7…

Tackle slippery paths

I went down the path at the side of my cottage recently and nearly measured my length on the slippery paving stones. Time for action before someone gets hurt! What is the solution? There are two main ways of tackling slimy, algae-covered paths, patios and decking. You can use a pressure washer such as a…

Mediterranean garden

A garden for entertaining I took a couple of weeks off in the summer to tour central Spain which inspired a new garden idea. You may have the typical small town garden which is currently a mix of straight beds with shrubs, perennial plants, weeds, plus odd pots, childrens’ stuff, a bit of lawn and…