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 needed a … [Read more...] about Changing a ‘nice enough’ garden that isn’t nice enough!
Transforming Your Garden
Like a lot of gardens, the garden featured in this month's case study was a fairly typical one. It consisted mainly of just lawn with a few plants dotted around and a shed. So, if the majority of your garden is lawn, how do you make it more interesting? Step 1 Create a lawn shape that is simple, yet creates interest and utilises the space well. Step 2 Add some height … [Read more...] about Transforming a bland square shape back garden – Case study
It's the time of year where we all start to think that we should be starting to 'do' something with the garden... But what exactly? How much will it cost? And where to start? It can be really frustrating to spend a small fortune on plants and features, only to find that you're not happy with the end results once you've placed everything in your garden. Then follows the … [Read more...] about Need Help and Ideas for Your Garden?