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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New potato, spinach and goat’s cheese frittata

Posted 15 / 05 / 2019

One of the best things about spring is all the lovely seasonal produce that’s available in shops, veg boxes and even your garden if you’re lucky enough to enjoy your own home-grown veggies. Crisp young new potatoes are a real treat during the spring months, and I love to use these in the kitchen whenever […]

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Seasonal recipe: veggie pasta primavera

Posted 24 / 04 / 2019

Seasonal vegetables like leeks, asparagus and broad beans are packed with flavour and really add a lovely zing to this vegetarian recipe. Pasta is filling and comforting, and you’re getting a good portion of your five a day too! My friends and kids love this recipe equally, and it’s super quick and easy to knock […]

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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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Veganuary recipe: creamy mushroom spaghetti

Posted 21 / 01 / 2019

When I get home from a long day’s work, I don’t usually want to spend hours on preparing and cleaning up from a large, complicated meal. I look for recipes that can be assembled quickly (under 30 minutes) and with minimal fuss, and this simple spaghetti recipe is a firm favourite. If you’re after warming […]

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