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?
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 first allows you to see if your ideas will work. It's also much easier to change your mind and make adjustments on paper than it is during construction. If the thought of plotting your patio onto paper seems like a daunting task, … [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]