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Charlie Albone

Landscaping Expert

How to Keep Mozzies Out of Your Garden

The weather is heating up very quickly and with it comes the dreaded mosquito! These pests can ruin an evening in the garden and can take a beautiful comfortable Oasis into a dreaded unbearable space. Here are my tips for keeping them out of the garden.

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Charlie Albone on the Chelsea Flower Show Garden

Charlie Albone reflects on the Chelsea Flower Show special.

Top Tips to Prepare your Garden for a Holiday

Going on holidays for a few weeks? That doesn't mean your garden has suffer. Charlie Albone shares a few simple precautions you can take to help your garden hold up to the neglect.

How to Create a Big Impact with a Small Garden

Just because you have a small garden doesn't mean it can't have a big impact. Any outside space that adds to the footprint of a tiny property is valuable. Charlie Albone shows you how.

The Benefits of Planting Trees in your Garden

Small trees are a great addition to any landscape and can be used to great effect. Here, Charlie shares the benefits of adding extra greenery to increase buying potential.

How To Build a Pergola

Pergolas can be relatively inexpensive and quick to build, but the pleasure you’ll get out of them will be long lasting. Our Gardening Guru, Charlie Albone, shows you how!

How to Improve Sandy Soil

Sand on the beach is great, but when it comes to gardening it brings its own problems. Charlie Albone shows you how, with a little bit of TLC, your sandy soil will deliver results and leave your plants and trees to thrive.

How to Improve the Street Appeal of Your House

If you want to attract buyers, the front of your house has to have street appeal. But what if you're stuck with the only ugly duckling on the block? Charlie Albone shares a few simple ways you can minimise the impact, without breaking the bank.

How to Use Deco Granite for Paths and Driveways

There are a number of materials we can use for paths and driveways, but one of the most cost-effective is deco granite. Charlie Albone shows us how to get the mix right.

Top Tips to Create a Formal Garden

The clean and classic lines of a formal garden are a great way to smarten up the outside of any property. Charlie Albone shares his expert advice.

Hard vs Soft: How to Choose Outdoor Surfaces

Our Gardening expert, Charlie Albone, explains the pros and cons of using hard or soft surfaces for landscaping.

Charlie Albone has been designing gardens for 12 years and is an expert on planting and landscaping.

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