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Gardening

06/10/2016
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Prepare Your Garden For Winter

Now autumn is upon us, it’s time to start thinking of the garden and how to prepare it for the coldest months of the year! You’ll be glad you put a little time aside to take care of your outside space come spring next year when the flowers blossom and the grass glows green! With a few handy tips, you can easily ‘put your garden to bed’ for the winter. The Lawn Go over your entire lawn with a rake to remove any moss which will allow it to breathe... Read More

12/08/2016
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Keep your Garden Wasp-Free

You’re outside, the sun is shining and you’re just about to tuck into your freshly made burger when all of a sudden; wasps. They have a knack of coming just as everyone has relaxed and is enjoying themselves. Friends and family can be seen darting across the lawn escaping the “threat” of the wasp and paper towels are being used to swat them away. We have put together a few tips on how to keep your garden wasp free this year for a more relaxing summers evening. 1. Hang up... Read More

11/08/2016
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Top Gifts to take to a BBQ

With the BBQ season well underway, we thought we would put together a few gift ideas to take to the next BBQ that you attend to thank the host (and maybe even get yourself another invite) Forget a sharing bag of crisps that you’ve picked up last minute from the corner shop, this year get a little bit more creative and be the best guests your friends and family have ever welcomed. Citronella Candles Everyone knows just how useful the bug-repellent candles are, especially when the wasps and mozzies come... Read More

13/05/2016
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Inspiration for your Garden

With Spring in full swing and the promise of Summer just around the corner, May is the ideal time to prepare your outdoor space for those garden parties, BBQs and lazy summer evenings. We’ve got some gorgeous bright summer flowers to plant and some beautiful garden tools and designs that we are loving here in the Shoetique office! May is the perfect time to plant some big beautiful vivid flowers. Our favourites include Foxgloves, which will provide turrets of colour ready to tower over your Summer garden. Add some elegance with... Read More

18/03/2016
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Gardening in March

It’s time to put some love and care back in to your garden in preparation for the summer. Who doesn’t want a weed free garden full of stunning flowers and even your own home-grown vegetables if you are feeling adventurous! We spring clean our homes this time of year, so why not refresh your garden too so you can really make the most of it when the weather warms up! The ladies at Shoetique HQ have put together a collection of ideas for you to get started this March to... Read More