Time for a garden redesign?

Time for a garden redesign?

The clocks have gone forward, marking the arrival of spring, lighter evenings and soon, longer days; and with longer days comes the opportunity to spend more time in our gardens (weather permitting of course). So, it is not surprising that this is a very popular time...
Garden Rooms

Garden Rooms

Sales of stand alone structures for gardens rocketed during the period after the pandemic lockdowns of 2020 and 2021 as people felt the need to extend their living spaces outside. Garden buildings, often described as Garden Rooms, provide options for creating a home...
Sweetly scented winter shrubs

Sweetly scented winter shrubs

In the short dark days of winter, we hope for some extra cheer from our gardens. The bonus comes when you get a sweetly scented flowering shrub which gives of it’s best in the middle of winter. Here are a few of my favourites: Witch hazel (Hamamelis mollis and H....
Floral forays in rural Andalucia

Floral forays in rural Andalucia

Wildflower meadow Andalucia Wildlfowers are the glory of rural Andalucia; in May, lavishly spread by nature’s hand across every bit of waste ground, threaded through every hamlet, they are a beautiful and uplifting sight.   When my friend Kate told me the wild...