The Greenfingers Garden: A New Design?

Here she summarizes its Most Important attributes Unless you’ve got a brand-new home with a bare backyard, few anglers have a blank canvas on which to create their perfect garden. The short for my layout to get Tina Mantle’s backyard was supposed to focus on the region in the side of the home, the distance […]

The Greenfingers Garden: The Brief

Planning has begun and, in her column on the backyard, designer Ruth Chivers outlines a short is currently taking shape. At Greenfingers, we are not in the Company of rushing right into a Fast fix, construct in two days kind of makeover. Our aim is to balance the layout with Tina Mantle’s existing accomplishments. The […]

The Green Grass of Home

Paving: the yard has competitions to your affections. Stephen Anderton cautions against succumbing to their wiles, making a stand for backyard greens The best location where to look at your yard is that the south east of France, where I have only spent a fortnight carrying a vacation. The yards there, in the Ch�teau de […]

Going Ornamental

Stephen Anderton describes how he’s changed the base of his backyard with a new quality that glows in sunlight and leaves him shine with pride. What can you do if your backyard fizzles out beneath tall trees in the base of a slope? Mine used to, but no longer, I am happy to say. My […]

Funky Pots

Joe Swift claims create a statement Together with your strands – be daring! Or containers, it amounts to the identical thing. They’ve been around for centuries and are a Superb way to build plants and increase the distance in a backyard. They can be used harmonise and to decorate the Appearance and when replicated add […]

Feeling Good?

Winter’s a Wonderful time to Actually consider if you are getting the most from your backyard and, as Joe Swift clarifies, This Is Especially important for those of us leading active lives Would you really feel good? Can it be both inviting and a relaxing area that makes you want to have some friends over […]

Exploding the Makeover Myth

It is on after a day, except Sunday when it is on two. And there are plans for a Ground Force Channel on the cable so you can view it every day. We have become makeover mad, we can not get enough along with the makers can not churn out them . Like cellular phones, […]

A Tale of Two Nurseries

Garden designer Ruth Chivers visits two nurseries which are broken up by an ocean, nevertheless have more than only a selection of exciting crops in normal, as she clarifies. Although 5,000 miles different Special Plants and Western Hills Nursery, they’ve a great deal in common. Both have unpromising sounding speeches, the owners are women and […]

Display Preview – Garden Ideas

Most people can not manage ‘grand design’ in our houses, leading to professionals for TV-style makeover. But we are constantly looking for tips, hints and suggestions that will present our gardens a appearance that is distinctive. It may be as straightforward as organizing a group plants or where to put a deckchair. This Ruth Chivers […]

Just Does It

A radical shift in the plan of your garden does not need to be frightening, confusing or simply completed by specialists. You can actually make a significant effect yourself. You’ve got your backyard. You enjoy pieces of it: a few crops; the lawn’s dimensions; down the border one side. The terrace has to be larger […]