What is Non Woven Geotextile? – What is it Used For?

What is a non-woven geotextile? A non-woven geotextile is made through heat bonding plastic fibres into a flexible fabric that can be used for construction, landscape and gardening projects. What is non-woven geotextile used for? Non-woven geotextile is a versatile fabric that is best used as a drainage and stabilisation layer. It also has uses […]

Gardens In January – 2022

January 2022 Happy New year! So, January is not the best gardening month, but it is a good time to prep for the rest of the year. 2022 has started (maybe not how we wanted) but it’s the time to investigate January jobs for the garden. Firstly, the weather is forecast to be horrible so […]

Non Woven Geotextile

Geotextiles There are 2 main types of geotextile fabrics permeable and impermeable. At Spudulica.co.uk we specialise in permeable membranes. This week we are covering Non woven geotextiles. Uses: Separation, Filtration   Applications: French Drains, Soakaways, Permeable Protection layers, Patios. Both types can be also used together to cover problematic areas with multiple issues. Non-woven geotextile […]

THE DOG FRIENDLY GARDEN

   Gardens for Dogs Mans best friend needs consideration in your outdoor spaces. You may think that any outdoor space is good for your four-legged friend but there can be many aspects of the garden to consider. Firstly, safety does your dog have the opportunity to escape? Are fences and walls sturdy and high? Make […]

The Shaded Garden

SHADED GARDEN Do you have a shady garden??  North facing?? Or an area of the garden that’s covered by trees and hedges? These gardens can still be beautiful and full of life – they just need to managed a bit differently. Some areas of shaded gardens can be dry so just remember to keep mulching […]

Gardening Terms

Gardening term – Jargon Busting 2018 is the year of the garden and if you’re just starting out on your gardening journey you may be unfamiliar with some of the terms used for plants. So, this week we are focussing on some of these terms and explaining them for us newbies. Perennial –  A plant […]

Rain water vs Tap water

Something to think about depending where you are in the UK Maybe something you have not realised can be an issue when watering your plants. Its not something that crosses your mind when you install your outdoor taps from your indoor water. It’s something new to me too. Who knew tap water could be bad […]

The good the bad and the ugly

Tip for bringing the “good” guys to your garden and ideas on how to minimize the “bad” guys. Even the best gardener has to be on their guard to keep those pesky plant eaters at bay, but you can try a few things to try and keep these “bad “guys at a minimum and on someone else’s […]