[svp]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHWNHfbxyG8[/svp] This week we take a look at how to lessen the impact of being overlooked by lots of buildings and creating a lovely garden! A quiet peaceful space can still be created in a very overlooked garden. The height of the trees helps take they eyes away from the buildings. You don't have to use palm trees to … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – overlooked gardens
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In this episode Rachel visits some wonderful gardens in the south of England and takes a look at what makes their herbaceous flower borders great... as well as not so great! This lovely herbaceous border is one of the first parts of the West Dean Gardens. It looks great mid to late summer. Gardens featured are Waterperry in Oxfordshire and West Dean gardens in … [Read more...] about [DESIGN SHOW 22] Creating glorious herbaceous flower borders
In this video Rachel visits the Bourton House Garden in Gloucestershire where they have used colour really effectively to create stunning planting borders. Colour, colour, colour! Lovely, but simple colour combinations were used throughout the garden. Each area had a specific theme like the white, silver and green borders shown in the video. I particularly loved … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – simple, stunning colour combining
In this video I visit the West Dean gardens near Chichester, UK. They have some amazing vegetables in their kitchen garden, but what if yours don't look quite so attractive? Well, there's a very effective trick you can use to disguise anything in the garden you don't want to view... These stunning herbaceous borders in the West Dean Gardens near Chichester, UK make … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – A cunning way to disguise ugly vegetable patches!