The sun has started shining and, for many of us, it’s time to get out into the garden and ensure that your garden space is looking its very best all summer long. To get your green fingers flexing and your garden creative juices flowing, we have rounded up some of the best gardening blogs from around the web!
01.Fennel and Fern
Fennel and Fern is without doubt one of the most beautiful gardening blogs out there. This blog serves as a hub to which many bloggers contribute with features on every aspect of gardening you can think of! From in-depth tutorials to inspiration features on beautiful gardens – this is a must-visit for those looking to improve their own green fingered prowess!
Flower fans, look no further than this blooming lovely blog! Floret Flowers is the tale of a family’s move from the hustle and bustle of city life to the peaceful countryside where blog founder, Erin, and the rest of the Benzakeins have begun a stunning flower farm, creating fabulous floral designs and supplying local grocers and florists. Heart-warming and informative, this blog is a firm favourite.
If you prefer the fruits of your garden labours to be edible then Vertical Veg is the blog for you! Founded by Mark Ridsdill Smith, this blog shows how to create an edible garden even if you’re super short on space. Using containers, Mark takes you through the best way to grow a huge array of fruits and vegetables when city dwelling – super inspiring and packed with interesting tips.
Founded by Catherine, Gowing Family combines gardening inspiration and ideas with family life including recipes, crafts and design ideas. From inspiration to make your garden look its best for outdoor parties to a month-by-month guide of what to plant, this is a fun and diverse blog that will have you itching to get outdoors!
The Horticult is a Californian blog and a garden diary of founders Chantal and Ryan. Filled with envy-inducing outdoor living ideas, inspiration from Chantal and Ryan’s own garden, growing guides and posts on how to really embrace outdoor living, this blog is a ray of California sunshine.
06.The Middle-sized Garden
With a focus on garden spaces that are neither tiny nor sprawling, The Middle-sized Garden is the brainchild of writer, Alexandra Campbell. With a “middle-sized” garden of her own, Alexandra dissects the particular gardening needs of modestly proportioned spaces and has created a blog filled with money and time saving tips that will ensure your garden in a middle-sized Eden!
07.A Way To Garden
With over 25 years of garden writing experience, Margaret Roach’s blog, A Way To Garden is stuffed with important information and gardening inspiration as well as beautiful photos of Margaret’s very own New York garden. With resources such as month-by-month garden chores to be done to a Planting Calendar, this is one to visit and revisit throughout the year.
08.The Smallest Smallholding
With a distinctly Good Life vibe, The Smallest Smallholding, follows Lucy as she creates her own outdoor haven filled with vegetables, fruit and hens! Growing hints and vegan recipes are the mainstay of this feel-good blog.
Creator of Wellywoman, writer and stylist, Louise Curley, is passionate about plants and her horticultural love is clear throughout this beautiful blog. With features on both wild and domestic plants, this is a veritable mine of information!
10.You Grow Girl
Founded in 2000 by Gayla Trail, You Grow Girl is filled with information about organic flora and fauna with a cool, contemporary twist. From articles on garden critters to thrifty green-fingered tips, this blog is a great read even if you’re not planning your own garden.