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May 19, 2016
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Create a stunning perennial patch on your narrowboat

Lot's of people now use narrowboats as their home - and why not, great views, no neighbours and free to go anywhere you want in our beautiful country. More and more people are choosing to live on a narrowboat - the most modern narrowboats have TVs, fully working kitchens, toilets, showers and every other amenity that a bricks and mortar home would.

If you're wondering how this posts relates to perennials and home and garden, it's simple! Narrowboats also have the space for your own garden - whether that's a perennial patch, vegetable patch or some grass for friends and family to sit on and take in the stunning views of our country side! Secret-perennials stock everything you need to for your narrowboat to really give you that home from home feel. We have teamed up with ridethewaves.co.uk to offer a 10% discount on all their narrowboat equipment, just use the coupon "sp10summer" at their checkout. As a company ridethewaves.co.uk have been offering their narrowboat and chandlery services for decades throughout the UK. They are stockists of narrowboat switches, circuit boards, anchors, fixtures and fittings. Check them out!

We have seen some truly stunning examples of narrowboat perennial patches - the mixture of sunshine and moisture from the canal can do wonders for flowers, helping them bloom and truly complement the natural beauty of a narrowboat. Perennials can also be used for a sweet, fresh scent - often covering the sometimes smelly scent of the canal.

Living on a narrowboat can be great fun and is a fantastic way to get back in touch with nature. Using the roof of your narrowboat is a great way to plant your perennials of grow your own vegetable patch. We sell lots of pelargoniums - we are informed that they grow and bloom beautifully on the roof of a boat and are said to even repel insects!

For more tips about gardening on your boat - click here. Remember, whatever you decide - we can provide!

Take a look at a video below to get some wonderful ideas for your narrowboat: View on YouTube
September 2, 2015
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Make your garden in Bromsgrove bloom with the perfect topsoil

Gardens and lawns are necessary accessories to any home. A lawn or backyard that is healthy and colourful makes any home stand out and also says so much about the owner. However - precisely how do you keep your Bromsgrove garden healthy? The answer is Valley Contractors topsoil Bromsgrove products and services.

The soil that you have is the anchor of your landscape. Topsoil is what makes all this expansion possible. Due to the fact many homes in Bromsgrove don't have the correct of topsoil, it is crucial that you just get it from popular experts like Valley Contractors West Midlands. Investing in this soil comes with numerous advantages, and beneath are some of them.

Topsoil Is Rich in Minerals
Plants thrive after they get really extensive quantities of water and the correct minerals. Happily, you can forestall being worried concerning the nutrients available for your plants via shopping for topsoil. This soil incorporates all the essential minerals and vitamins that your crops want for that beautiful panorama that you're after. With this soil, you're going to no longer have to worry about your backyard being slowly choked by means of the onerous rocky soil underneath.

Topsoil Adds Aesthetic Value to Your House
While other people move via your own home, could you favor them to look a rocky garden or a good looking one that may be calmly distributed with darkish topsoil? After all everyone wants their house to appear gorgeous, and a layer of topsoil just does that for you. Instead of serving to your nurture wholesome plants, the soil itself has an exquisite feel and appear.

Topsoil Makes Running within the Garden Easy
Running with vintage laborious soil makes many of us dread gardening. With this soil, it's important to manually churn up the dust and have a tendency to it at all times to make it just a little comfortable in your crops. Happily, you'll overcome all this through merely talking to Valley Contractors to get you topsoil that is extremely easy to paintings with. You'll no longer have to arrange it, and your plant meals finances also is going down.

Every time you're fascinated about planting your garden in Bromsgrove, then you will have to take into consideration topsoil from Valley Contractors West Midlands. For more info, consult with us on www.valleycontractors.co.uk
Check out the video below to see how topsoil can help you with lawn care.

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August 27, 2015
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Topsoil: Top 3 Reasons You Should Get It for Your Garden

Gardens and lawns are important accessories to any home. A lawn or garden that is healthy and colourful makes any home stand out and also says a lot about the owner. But exactly how do you keep your garden healthy?

The soil that you have is the anchor of your landscape. Good topsoil is what makes all this growth possible. Since many homes in Birmingham do not have the right kind of topsoil, it is imperative that you get it from renowned experts like Valley Contractors West Midlands - they have 5 grades of topsoil Birmingham to choose from. Investing in this soil comes with numerous benefits, and below are some of them.

Topsoil Is Rich in Minerals Plants thrive when they get substantial amounts of water and the right minerals. Luckily, you can stop worrying about the nutrients available for your plants by buying topsoil. This soil contains all the essential minerals and nutrients that your plants need for that beautiful landscape that you are after. With this soil, you will not have to worry about your garden being slowly choked by the hard rocky soil underneath. Find out more about the minerals in topsoil by clicking here.

Topsoil Adds Aesthetic Value to Your Home When people pass by your home, would you prefer them to see a rocky garden or a beautiful one that is evenly distributed with dark topsoil? Of course everyone wants their home to look beautiful, and a layer of topsoil just does that for you. Other than helping your nurture healthy plants, the soil itself has a beautiful look and feel.

Topsoil Makes Working in the Garden Easy Working with old hard soil makes many people dread gardening. With this soil, you have to manually churn up the dirt and tend to it all the time to make it a little soft for your plants. Luckily, you can overcome all this by simply talking to Valley Contractors to get you topsoil that is extremely easy to work with. You will not have to prepare it, and your plant food budget also goes down.

Whenever you are thinking about planting your garden in Birmingham, then you must think about topsoil from Valley Contractors West Midlands. For more information, visit us at www.valleycontractors.co.uk.
Check out the video below to see how topsoil can create a beautiful lush green grassed garden. Full DIY video below:
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July 23, 2015
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Where to buy topsoil in Halesowen?

Topsoil is the secret ingredient to many a spectacular garden. When you see lush green grass in a beautifully landscaped garden - odds are high that the uppermost layer of soil was a premium grade screened topsoil. Topsoil can help grass grow even where there is very poor natural Earth, such as a courtyard or patio area or if your existing soil is poor and patchy. Read more about this by clicking here.

It can be used for filling holes and even planting perennials in their beds. It is rich in nutrients meaning it is ideal for growing grass, flowers and fantastic for growing your own vegetables. So whether you are purchasing because you want a lush green lawn or you have allotment and want to grow your own vegetables - topsoil will most certainly help with every one of those applications!

Topsoil is filled with nutrients and microorganisms that grass and plants need to thrive – the essential nutrients in the soil dissolve in water, this makes it easy for the roots of the plants to get what they need. The organic matter is derived from decaying plants and anything else organic that dies, such as insects, worms, leaves, etc. Once dead, the decay allows the nutrients in the previously living matter to be returned to the soil.

It is important to note that good quality topsoil should meet British standards 3882:2007. We purchase our topsoil from Valley Contractors, 5 miles outside of Birmingham. They have 5 grades of topsoil all available in bulk bags or by tonne on pallets. They deliver nationwide and offer express delivery - even to the remotest parts of Scotland. If you live in Halesowen and looking for a topsoil Halesowen service, they will even deliver on the same day if you order before 11am.

Quick facts:
  • In order to succesfully lay lawns - you will need at least a 10cm layer of topsoil.
  • New beds will require about 20cm or even more.
  • Topsoil is available in five grades. Click here to find out more
Watch the video below to find out the difference between topsoil and garden soil
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