I hope you are reading this article because you are new to gardening or have just got your first ever garden. If so, congratulations, and how exciting for you. This article covers essential gardening tips aimed at getting you started on the right track. Understanding how to prepare the soil for planting, how to plant properly, which tools you really should buy, (and no it’s not a strimmer) and how to weed and water the garden. If you need some extra advice on the layout of the garden, we offer an online service, and we don’t even need to visit the garden!