Exotic planting for your UK garden

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Exotic planting for your UK garden

Posted 20 / 07 / 2017

Around this time last year, I was lucky enough to host a fantastic gardening retreat in sunny Barbados, and I’ve felt inspired ever since! I loved seeing all those fantastic exotic plants everywhere, with their glossy leaves, gaudily coloured blooms and prehistoric plus-sized dimensions. They’re such a great contrast to all our (usually fairly dainty) […]

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Garden jobs for July

Posted 07 / 07 / 2017

July is often one of the hottest months of the year, but will it beat June 2017’s unparalleled surprise heatwave?! We’ll have to wait and see. Here’s keeping the fingers firmly crossed for some more fantastic weather in which to sit out and enjoy your garden. There are plenty of jobs to keep you occupied […]

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Lighting design for all gardens

Posted 14 / 06 / 2017

Who says enjoyment of your garden has to stop when the sun goes down? We love using lighting inside the home to bring warmth and atmosphere, so why not bring that effect outside? There’s much more to lighting your outdoor space than the dreaded glaring motion-detect spot as you slip and slide your way to […]

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Garden jobs for June

Posted 01 / 06 / 2017

Can a warm, peaceful summer evening in the garden be beaten? We’re now at that beautiful time of year where things are really starting to happen, and with a bit of gentle maintenance, enjoyment of your plot will be guaranteed for the whole season. Now’s the time to proudly display your hanging baskets, get your […]

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Succulent hanging baskets

Posted 17 / 05 / 2017

It’s no secret that succulents are having a huge moment right now, and I’d like to share with you a couple of ideas for a quick and easy project that makes the most of these hardy, low maintenance evergreen plants in just a few hours. They look fantastic in the garden, in a porch or […]

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Your garden in May – hold on tight for summer!

Posted 03 / 05 / 2017

It’s finally here, the time we’ve all been waiting for! During May, things really start to accelerate in the garden and you’ll finally start seeing some rewarding signs that all the work you’ve been putting in is paying off! There are quite a few things to remember to keep on top of during this crucial […]

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