Using colour in garden design

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Using colour in garden design

Posted 03 / 06 / 2019

When I’m thinking of home design, I’m usually drawn to muted, peaceful tones, or rich, soothing ones that will foster an air of calm and relaxation throughout the day. It’s in the garden that I really let my colourful creative juices flow! Gardening is when you can play it a bit more risky with your […]

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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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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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Transform your shed into a garden room

Posted 09 / 07 / 2018

The humble garden shed is often neglected, consigned to the end of the garden to be stacked full of rejected garden furniture and tools. But have you ever considered making a bit more of this space, perhaps even turning it into an extension of your home? This is a great way to bag a bit […]

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Choosing the right furniture for your garden

Posted 24 / 04 / 2018

In the spring and summer months, there’s nothing better than sitting outside enjoying a drink, a barbecue or just admiring your gardening handiwork. Even if you’re space limited outside, the right selection of garden furniture can help maximise your use of the space and call you into the garden as the evenings draw out. Shopping […]

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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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