Category Archives: Gardening in Spain

Care & Maintenance Tips for your Costa del Sol Garden

Following heavy rains in May, and the stunning June sunshine, everything is blooming on the Costa del Sol just in time for the arrival of the tourists. For the hordes of holiday makers, the al fresco lifestyle on the Costa del Sol is one of the big draws of holidaying here. This means your outside […]

Looking After Your Orange Tree in Spain

Many people who own or rent a property in Spain are lucky enough to have an orange tree in their garden; however, it is often difficult to know how to care for it, resulting in the tree dying and the dreams of making homemade orange juice for breakfast fading. Here is a simple guide of […]

Grow your own Spanish herb garden

The Spanish climate is perfect for growing many herbs, many of which are drought and frost resistant so you can grow them all year round. They are suitable for any type of property such as apartments, villas, or townhouses, and can be grown in a variety of containers as well as in the garden. Herbs […]

Making the most of your Spanish garden

If you are lucky enough to have a garden with your property in Spain, you will know how much care it needs especially during those summer months. Beautiful plants and flowers are an asset to anyone’s property but sometimes tricky to maintain, especially if you are not there all of the time. Even window and […]

Preparing your property for summer rentals

With the summer round the corner, getting your property ready can seem a stressful, especially if it’s been empty all winter and you want to prepare it for rental. Caring for your property in Spain, can seem more of a challenge if you don’t speak much of the language, or you don’t know any reliable […]

Tips for terrace gardening in Spain

If you own an apartment with a terrace, it can be hard to know what to do to make it a useful and beautiful outdoor space. To help you make the most of this space for yourself or for rental guests, authors and gardeners Clodagh and Dick Handscombe have released a new book entitled Apartment […]