Living Walls

Living Walls

Are you staring at a blank wall? Or two blank walls, or three –  or even four? If these walls are in a garden (any outdoor space for that matter) or a shop, an office or a hotel, then read on. Living Walls are a trend that is here to stay. They’ve already been...
Light Up Your Garden

Light Up Your Garden

How can you enhance your garden? How can you add drama to it? How can you even extend your ‘living space’ out from your home and into your garden? How can you create an outdoor oasis for family and friends? The answer to all these questions is lighting. There are of...
Small Urban Gardens

Small Urban Gardens

The simple truth is that the majority of us live in a city where space is at a premium, outdoor space even more so, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to have a beautiful outdoor garden to enjoy. Here are some design ideas to start or incorporate into your small...
Seating and eating

Seating and eating

Lots of us like to use our garden for a bit of alfresco dining – whether we like something hot from the grill or a selection of cool mezes. It conjures up images of piles of scrumptious food, colourful drinks – and the kids playing happily together while...
Garden Trends of 2017

Garden Trends of 2017

The garden may not seem like the place to explore trends – after all, you can’t really make plants grow faster or differently just because you want them to! But there are garden trends, often to do with elements from fashion and interior design that are transformed to...
Top Jobs You Can Do in Your Garden in January

Top Jobs You Can Do in Your Garden in January

January may not seem like the best time of year to be doing anything in the garden. Cold days, the possibility of ice and snow and the lack of daylight hours can make you want to stay inside all snug and warm. But once you are outside there is something a little bit...
Getting Autumnal Colour in Your Garden

Getting Autumnal Colour in Your Garden

Autumn is one of the most colourful times of year, yellows, reds, and burnt oranges can be seen everywhere from inner city parks to countryside hedgerows. While these oranges are common there are also an abundance of colours that can complement, or contrast with...