[DESIGN SHOW 24] Sensational Autumn & Winter Border Planting Tips

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In this Successful Garden Design Show episode…

Rachel visits Marks Hall Garden and Arboretum in Essex for inspiration on how to create modern and natural planting schemes with autumn and winter interest…

We look at how the addition of grasses and key plants into a border can prolong the length of time the garden looks good.

The purple flowered Asters and taller purple Verbena bonariensis look particularly good in the autumn and early winter months, especially when combined with grasses.

Is there REALLY such a thing as a garden that looks good ALL year?

In this Design Show episode I visit Beth Chatto’s world famous gravel garden to answer that question!

Gardens of course, tend to look great in the summer, but what about the winter months? Beth Chatto’s gravel garden certainly looked great July as shown in the images above and below…

In this episode I compare the July planting to how it looked in November. Take a look at the video to see how it faired!

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[DESIGN SHOW 23] Great & not so great British garden design

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In this episode Rachel continues her tour of Great British gardens and shows what to do and more importantly what not to do in your garden!

Hestercombe near Taunton in Somerset is the first garden featured in this episode. It was designed by the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and planting was done by Gertrude Jekyll.

The attention to detail in the hard landscaping materials puts this glorious garden in a league of its own.

Complimented by the outstanding planting skills of Gertrude Jekyll with her attention on colour, clarity and form makes for a stunning combination.

Don’t make this easy error in your garden…

Great gardens are created through careful planning. Always put your ideas on paper BEFORE you build them and check everything lines up correctly!

A great garden in Gloucestershire

Bourton House Garden is a lovely garden to visit with lots of interesting box sculptures, colour borders and a lovely tea room!

Create a gorgeous garden yourself…

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[DESIGN SHOW 22] Creating glorious herbaceous flower borders

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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 West Sussex

The striking vegetable garden was hidden behind some stunning herbaceous borders.

The hot colours looked great and the shape and form of all the plants, combined with the colours made for a great looking border.

Further up the garden was this lovely pergola walk made from stone columns and covered with climbing roses, Clematis, Wisteria, jasmine and much more.

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[DESIGN SHOW 21] Plant Design Secrets & Beautiful UK Gardens

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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 Hall.

And last but by no means least she visits the Waterperry Garden in Oxfordshire and show how to successfully plant in groups.

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[DESIGN SHOW 20] – Courtyard gardens & English cottage style

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In this episode Rachel gives us a guided tour of how the Spanish courtyard garden looks 7 years after it was first featured on Successful Garden Design as well as visits a tiny courtyard garden to help the owner give it a much needed makeover.

And we feature a tiny little Andalusian courtyard garden in desperate need of a makeover. Rachel and the owner Tina give a 2m x 2m space a very simple re-vamp and improve the visual size and interest with the use of a garden mirror and extra planting.

We also catch up with Sam’s garden who was featured on the Successful Garden Design blog last year. Sam did the Great Garden Formula course and has created a stunning garden as a result – we take a look at it 2 years on.

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