Modern, awkward shape garden design – Wolfgang’s garden

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Front garden design makeover – Case study

Front gardens can be difficult to get right because often as not, … [Continue Reading]

Changing a ‘nice enough’ garden that isn’t nice enough!

A few years back, a friend of mine asked me to redesign the … [Continue Reading]

Wide Garden Design – Howard’s Garden Update

Normally, the SGD Student Hall of Fame is for gardens designed by … [Continue Reading]

Cool Christmas Gifts for Garden Lovers!

Do you hate Christmas shopping as much as I do? I doubt that's … [Continue Reading]

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[DESIGN SHOW 15] Planting ideas, long & wide garden plans

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Modern, awkward shape garden design – Wolfgang’s garden

I'm very pleased to be featuring Wolfgang's garden in this week's SGD Student Hall of Fame. Wolfgang lives in Germany and … [Read More...]

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Modern, awkward shape garden design – Wolfgang’s garden

I'm very pleased to be featuring Wolfgang's garden in this week's SGD Student Hall of Fame. Wolfgang lives in Germany and this is the garden he had to contend with once the house was completed! Yikes! What to do with a garden like this? Firstly: LEARN ABOUT GARDEN DESIGN (if you're going to DIY). The best way, and of course I would say this, is to buy an online … [Read More...]

Front garden design makeover – Case study

Front gardens can be difficult to get right because often as not, they have to be functional, to accommodate the car and driveway or utility area for bins. Just because a driveway is there, it doesn't mean to say that the area should not be treated as a garden and be made to look beautiful. So how do you go about making a practical space a beautiful one? Step 1 … [Read More...]

Changing a ‘nice enough’ garden that isn’t nice enough!

A few years back, a friend of mine asked me to redesign the garden of a house she'd just bought. I was happy to help as I could see there was lots of room for improvement. Her family were all keen gardeners, and by the look on their faces, they were somewhat aghast at her getting a garden designer in! The garden was perfectly 'nice enough' as it was, surely? It only … [Read More...]

Wide Garden Design – Howard’s Garden Update

Normally, the SGD Student Hall of Fame is for gardens designed by you - on this occasion I'm slightly breaking it as I designed this one, live, in the Wide Garden Workshop we did in Oct 2015... The reason I'm including it is because the owner, Howard built the garden, with no previous experience as a 'retirement project'! Be Honest, How Good Does Your Garden Look … [Read More...]

Cool Christmas Gifts for Garden Lovers!

Do you hate Christmas shopping as much as I do? I doubt that's possible but just incase you do we've made your life a little bit easier with some fab selections for the design conscious gardener (oh and there's some fun ones as well) We'll start with the fun ones! Garden Games from Greenfingers. Easy on the Purse Strings - funky favourites on a budget!   These … [Read More...]

Long Modern Garden Design – Part 2

In part 1 looking at SGD student Sander's long modern garden design in Holland we focused on his design. Now we're going to see how the garden turned out... And Sander's going to share his top 3 tips he learnt from designing and building his garden... Garden Construction Sander's Top Tips for Creating a Successful Garden Design! 1. If you are a plant-a-holic: make … [Read More...]

Sander’s Long Garden in Holland – GGF student design Part 1

Nothing thrills me more than seeing what complete amateurs, with no garden design experience are able to achieve after they've done one of our online garden design courses.** It makes me feel like a very proud mum, especially when they come up with something like this... (click on image below to view video tour of Sander's design). The Design Plan Sander is in … [Read More...]

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