Creating an alpine scree garden

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Creating an alpine scree garden

Posted 12 / 03 / 2019

If you’ve been with me for a while, you won’t have failed to notice what a fan I am of alpine plants. I love to use them in garden design as they’re very low maintenance and look lovely for most of the year. Alpines look great in a range of settings and containers, and I’ve […]

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Five great trees for smaller gardens

Posted 11 / 02 / 2019

I’m a firm believer in the simple, natural beauty of trees and love to be around them whenever I can. Just because your plot is on the more modest side, don’t be fooled into thinking you can’t fit a tree in. There are lots of gorgeous, attractive, floral and even fruiting varieties that can be […]

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Hedges: choose the best for your garden

Posted 05 / 03 / 2018

The British hedgerow is a thing of wonder, isn’t it? I love to take country walks with my girls and see what we can find growing and sheltering in the verdant, century-old greenery along the lanes. It’s easy to see why you might choose to add some hedging to your garden – screening, decoration, or […]

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Planting for autumn colour

Posted 19 / 09 / 2017

I don’t know about you, but for me over the past few weeks things have really started feeling… well, autumnal. Although 2017’s autumn doesn’t officially start until this Thursday, I’m pretty sure that’s just a technicality – according to the golden drifts of leaves on the ground, and chilly evenings anyway. I love this time […]

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Love Your Home & Garden: episode three

Posted 13 / 09 / 2017

This week we transform the home and garden of Richard and Ann Price, a couple who spend their lives giving to others. Richard has been a volunteer with the Samaritans for 42 years and met Ann, a fellow volunteer there 35 years ago. Over the last 10 years they have fostered over 20 children together and they […]

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Love Your Home & Garden: episode two

Posted 06 / 09 / 2017

Manisha and Rajeev are childhood sweethearts and have been together since meeting at a wedding when Manisha was just fourteen. Aahhh…! They bought their dream house in 2003, five years after they got married. It was an old house, but one they could envisage being in together and eventually raising a family in.  The couple enjoyed their home, but […]

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