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!
The West Dean gardens near Chichester in the UK This week Rachel looks at how they create such amazingly colourful herbaceous borders for different times of year... Photos of the West Dean herbaceous borders in August The West Dean herbaceous borders do a great job of providing summer colour with the use of repeat planting of key plants like the tall yellow Kniphofia and … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – Creating colourful borders
Learn how to design stunning planting schemes here: https://successfulgardendesigncourses.com/plantdesign/ In this episode Rachel visits the Beth Chatto Garden near Colchester in Essex and looks at what makes the famous planting schemes work so well. She also visits a private garden close by to Beth's garden that is sometimes open to the public at Little Bentley … [Read more...] about [DESIGN SHOW 21] Plant Design Secrets & Beautiful UK Gardens
If you'd like to attend one of Rachel's free online fast track design classes mentioned in the video, you can register here: https://www.successfulgardendesign.com/freeclasses/ In this quick tips video Rachel walks you through a very simple trick to creating stunning planting schemes when she visits the Waterperry gardens in Oxfordshire. Do you have any garden design … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – Planting scheme secrets!
If you'd like to attend the free online fast track garden design training mentioned, go to: https://www.successfulgardendesign.com/freeclasses In this video I'll show you how to create privacy in a front garden without using a fence or hedge! What would you like see in future videos? Leave a comment below if you have a garden issue you'd like some help with... … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – Creating privacy
If you'd like more garden design tips - join one of Rachel's free online fast track garden design classes - register at: https://www.successfulgardendesign.com/freeclasses/ In this week's video Rachel looks at how to incorporate both a functional drive space alongside an attractive garden. … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – how to make front gardens attractive…
Learn more about garden design, attend one of Rachel's FREE online garden design classes - register here: https://www.successfulgardendesign.com/freeclasses/ In this week's Successful Garden Design tips video Rachel walks you through how to get the planting quantities right and how to successfully plant in groups. She'll also show you a little trick for making sure your … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – getting planting numbers correct
I've returned to the UK and I'm not in my mother's good books... "I can't believe I married a nurseryman and have a daughter who's a garden designer and my garden STILL looks awful!"... Oops, guess it's about time I looked at that border I said I'd fix about 2 years ago! It's because I've been so busy over at Successful Garden Design creating lots of wonderful free … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – Fixing a messy border
This week's SGD tips video is in answer to a question we received from Tatiana - if you have a question for a future video, please leave it in the comments below... And if you'd like to go directly to tonight's Fast Track Garden Design Web Class for WIDE, SQUARE & AWKWARD shape gardens, go to: https://app.webinarjam.net/register/38975/7951069145 OR if you have a LONG … [Read more...] about Successful Garden Design Tips – Disguising an ugly wall