I’m often asked by clients if they would be better off with a patio or a deck for their garden. There isn't a definitive answer as to which is better because it depends on your location, tastes and lifestyle needs. But there are pros and cons to each which will help you decide. Here are some of the main things to consider: Patio Benefits Easy maintenance (if you've … [Read more...] about Patio or Deck – Which is Best?
Last week we looked at how to plan the perfect deck. This week it's the turn of planning the perfect patio. Just like with a designing a deck, a little bit of planning goes a long way when it comes to creating a great looking patio. Putting your ideas down on paper will save you a lot of time and, potentially, money, and will ensure you get your dream patio. Planning on paper … [Read more...] about How to Plan the Perfect Patio for Your Garden
For those of you who have been following Successful Garden Design for a while, you may remember the small courtyard garden design we did in Spain. It's been just over 18 months since the planting was finished, so in January I popped over there to film progress. See the video below! You can also view this courtyard garden design video along with many more on the Successful … [Read more...] about Small Garden Design – Spanish Courtyard Update! [part 5]