Be it for a raised bed or a retaining wall, when it comes to materials for garden walling there is a lot more available to you then using just simple brick. That's not to say brick walls aren't good in the garden, they are, and it can be nice to use bricks that match your house wall, it's just there are a lot of alternatives available to you, which might look better for your … [Read more...] about Garden walls – How to choose the right style for your garden
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Not all gardens are the perfect square or rectangle, sometimes they are an awkward and odd shape. Don't let that put you off though. There's some really simple steps you can take to transform any awkward shape garden into a beautiful one. Step 1 The 1st thing you need to do with any awkward shape of garden is to find a way to disguise the awkward angles. Circles are … [Read more...] about How to deal with a small awkward shaped garden – Case study
Whenever a client utters the magic words 'hot tub' my heart immediately sinks. I cannot stand them, especially in UK gardens! For me they are an eyesore that can be difficult to incorporate successfully into a garden. My biggest issue with them is they can often stick out like a sore thumb. You have to have good access, so it makes them very difficult to screen. So as you … [Read more...] about Hot tubs – garden designer heaven or hell?