How to plant a hedge
Hedges are an excellent way to create a private and sheltered space in your garden. Hedges offer a natural solution to boundary or privacy issues and provide shelter and food for wildlife. They can be planted any time of the...
How much water do plants need during an Irish summer?

We know that gardeners across Ireland are eager to make their outdoor spaces come alive with lush greenery and colourful blooms. However, with the unpredictable Irish weather, managing plant watering can be a bit of a challenge.

Surprisingly, even during wet spells, plants can suffer from both underwatering and overwatering. But don't worry! As plant health experts, we at The Plant Collector are here to guide you through the dos and don'ts of watering your plants during the summer, ensuring they stay healthy and vibrant for as long as possible
What are the best trees for privacy in your garden?
If you want to relax and enjoy your back garden, you’ll want to do so without worrying about nosy neighbours and prying eyes. So, you may be thinking about planting some trees to cultivate that sense of seclusion and beautify the area at the same time. But what are the best trees when it comes to privacy? What do you need to take into account as you choose the species and your overall approach? We tell you all about it in this article. Read on!
Privacy issue solved with mature planting
Many properties in Ireland, even the finest and most exclusive, can have significant privacy and overlooking issues with neighbouring properties or public roads. Many privacy and overlooking issues go unresolved due to planning issues around erecting a boundary wall or fence. This can be disheartening for homeowners, who have their dream home but no privacy to enjoy it.
Garden makeover in a residential property
A newly built family home was finished with a blank canvas garden. A planned new build next door started to raise privacy concerns for the owners. The Oulook Gardens team helped create a beutiful garden which solved the screening and privacy solution to match the 
Backdoor privacy in a residential property
Sometimes, residential privacy issues can't be resolved with a built solution due to planning constraints. However, this doesn't mean the problem has to go unresolved, it just means you have to be innovative in finding the right solution. Read on to find out how the Outlook Gardens team solved a pesky privacy issue.