Creating a garden with the ‘Wow!’ Factor is easier than you think, if you follow 3 simple rules. The reason few people have a really fantastic garden is because the route to creating them is somewhat counterintuitive… 1. Keep It Simple! Simple? But I want Wow! Factor, I hear you cry. How can Simple = Wow? Let's have an example. Think about the most beautiful car you’ve … [Read more...] about Wow Factor Gardens Secrets
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Before you construct a deck in your garden, it is important to make sure you build a shape that enhances your garden and use materials that are long-lasting. You could be looking at your deck for a very long time, so let's make sure you get it right... There are a plethora of different decking materials you can choose, from recycled plastic to hardwood and softwood. In … [Read more...] about Deck Design Ideas For Your Garden
Creating a good planting scheme can be tricky. To help you create a great planting scheme, we're going to dissect what made the planting scheme so good at the inspirational garden of Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos in Cordoba, Spain. How to Use Plants Effectively (the Power of One) The Alcazar garden managed to create a scheme that was brave and bold by using very few … [Read more...] about What Makes A Planting Scheme Great?
Inspirational gardens can do more than just inspire, if you know what to look for they can show you how to make your own garden sensational. I'm currently on a jolly around Spain and Portugal. I mean, I'm working very hard on your behalf, to find exceptional gardens that will inspire and help you improve your own garden. What Makes Stunning Landscaping? Mostly it's shape. … [Read more...] about How to Make a Garden Great
How You Can Improve Your Garden Now Gardens should be for sitting in and relaxing. That's certainly my motto. A nice garden is one of the most relaxing places to be on a nice sunny day. But nice gardens don't happen by accident, they need to be planned properly. Now is the perfect time to start thinking about how you can improve your garden. Some people prefer to think … [Read more...] about How To Give Your Garden A Makeover This Autumn