Garden Design in winter?!?

Garden Design in winter?!?

So this summer you’d like to be enjoying a glass of wine whilst watching the children play in a well thought out outdoor space? It might be a cold winter day in Harrogate, Wetherby or Leeds – but now’s the perfect time to start planning your new garden....

Welcome to 2014!

Have you made any New Year resolutions yet? Here’s some gardening ones you might like to ponder as you sit cosily indoors with a cuppa… 1. Get fresh! Put your wellies and a warm coat on and get out into your garden. Then stop. Fill your lungs with fresh air. Have a...
Natures’ winter pick-me-ups

Natures’ winter pick-me-ups

At this time of year we get a lot of pretty gloomy advice in the media – supposedly to help us deal with the after–effects of the Christmas period; the weight we’ve added to our hips… and lost from our wallets!  Added to that there’s the dark evenings, the...
The Landscape Gardens of Madrid

The Landscape Gardens of Madrid

I spent the weekend in Madrid and whilst enjoying this lively, cosmopolitan city I visited the Royal Botanical Garden (Real Jardin Botanico), it was founded in 1755 by King Ferdinand VI. The tulips were in full bloom and looked beautiful – of course I’m...