Successful Garden Design Tips – Video 1 – Line it up!

Adding the wow factor to your garden with a very simple but often … [Continue Reading]

Small Front Garden – SGD Student Anne Fries, Melbourne

I always love it when people send in photos of their gardens … [Continue Reading]

Chelsea Flower Show 2017 – Ideas for your garden

The Chelsea Flower Show, for those of you outside the UK, is the … [Continue Reading]

Long, narrow, awkward side yard garden makeover – Case study

When it comes to garden design, some gardens are definitely more … [Continue Reading]

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Plant Selection – Magic in May

May is my favourite month of the whole year in the UK. Mostly, because it's the start of some great flowers appearing and all … [Read More...]

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Successful Garden Design Tips – Video 1 – Line it up!

Adding the wow factor to your garden with a very simple but often overlooked designer trick... To download the free cheat … [Read More...]

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Successful Garden Design Tips – Video 1 – Line it up!

Adding the wow factor to your garden with a very simple but often overlooked designer trick... To download the free cheat sheet that comes with this video go to: https://www.successfulgardendesign.com/wow/ In this quick Successful Garden Design Tips video Rachel walks you through a simple designer trick of lining up elements within the garden that make sure your … [Read More...]

[DESIGN SHOW 19] – Mediterranean garden tour & adding the WOW with colour

Download the WOW factor garden cheat sheet from: https://www.successfulgardendesign.com/wow/ Details of William and Robert's fantastic mountain Med garden can be found here: https://www.jardinalpujarra.com/the-garden/ If you'd like to volunteer to help in the garden, details of how to do that are here: … [Read More...]

Small Front Garden – SGD Student Anne Fries, Melbourne

I always love it when people send in photos of their gardens after doing one of our garden design courses. This garden is no exception... With NO previous design experience, Anne and her husband have done a tremendous job transforming their boring front yard into a beautiful garden... I'll now pass you over to Anne to tell you about her garden... "In November, my … [Read More...]

Chelsea Flower Show 2017 – Ideas for your garden

The Chelsea Flower Show, for those of you outside the UK, is the highlight of the gardening calendar. Designers from all over the world want their gardens to win a gold medal or better still 'best in show'. I won't go though... I will admit to having a bit of a love / hate relationship with it as there tends to be more 'showmanship' than practical things you can put … [Read More...]

Long, narrow, awkward side yard garden makeover – Case study

When it comes to garden design, some gardens are definitely more challenging than others. A particularly tricky one  is the long narrow side garden, which often ends up as a junkyard. It's not really large enough to do anything with, that's the problem. Well actually, with a few cunning design tricks, you can turn that awkward side area into something eye-catching and … [Read More...]

Plant Selection – Magic in May

May is my favourite month of the whole year in the UK. Mostly, because it's the start of some great flowers appearing and all the signs are there that summer is on its way... May Plant Selection Here are some of my favourite planting combinations for this time of year.  They can be used as an add on to April's plant selection. In fact, I encourage you to do so. The two … [Read More...]

Plant Selection – Amazing in April

Finally, spring is actually with us (albeit for brief and teasing snatches here in the UK). It means our plant choices are getting more varied. So following on from March's subtle planting scheme that wouldn't clash with all the spring flowering bulbs, this month's garden plant selection has brighter colours but will still compliment all the bright bulb colours. This … [Read More...]

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