Creating an alpine scree garden

Katie Rushworth Blog

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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Caring for winter wildlife

Posted 13 / 11 / 2018

Winter is hard on the garden, and it’s hard on our furry and feathered friends too. Food and fresh water are scarce, and staying warm is a constant challenge for birds and animals in the winter. The good news is, you can help! With just a couple of forward-thinking garden adjustments, you can welcome wildlife […]

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Top five easy care tropical houseplants

Posted 24 / 07 / 2018

For me, one of the best bits about heading off on my holidays is the chance to spot all the brand new local flora and fauna. I love checking out colourful lizards, armoured beetles, beautiful birds and especially majestic tropical plants. It’s a lovely reminder of time spent away to bring tropical houseplants into the […]

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Getting your garden party ready

Posted 26 / 06 / 2018

With all the work we put into our gardens all year round, it’s such a great feeling to be able to just sit back, relax and enjoy the fruits of our labour. Better still is the enjoyment of the garden with close friends and family – it can’t be beaten! I’m looking forward to hosting […]

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Saving water in your garden

Posted 08 / 05 / 2018

It’s no secret that the spring months can be a little bit… damp. During famed April showers and May deluges, it can seem there’ll never be a shortage of water in the garden! However, as the warmer months approach (hopefully), it’s a good idea to start thinking about how this water can be best collected, […]

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