Creating a mature garden

A mature garden can suit a variety of homes, and by mature we do not mean it should look outdated, we mean mature in terms of its plants trees and shrubs. Creating a mature garden is not easy, and it can take time, but the right selection of plants can certainly speed up the process. Mature gardens are lively and green, and it usually involves a lawn or separate laws surrounding by thick bushes and trees. Thick hedges can be beneficial to a website and they can quite easily be cut to a certain shape, making your garden as a howl look a lot more presentable. A mature garden should combine countryside with privacy. The shrubs and plants may be within fenced boundaries, but it is important that they are...

Designing garden borders

To make a garden something of pure beauty it can be important to focus in on various aspects, one of which should be your garden borders. Of course, we’re not just talking about the wood panel fencing; we’re talking about what’s just inside of that border. Many people will opt for flowerbed borders, yet while they can be quite beautiful, they are not the easiest to maintain. One that is perhaps not as pleasing on the eye yet is easy to maintain can be pebble borders or even wood chippings. This can potentially mean the only thing you need to maintain in your garden is the lawn every once in a while. Borders can play a part in shaping your lawn, and they can certainly provide more style but a...

Garden trends – Essential garden furniture for 2014

As 2013 comes to a close, it’s fair to say that we were treated by the weather this year, well, the summer weather was good enough for the United Kingdom. You may already be thinking about 2014 and next summer, and with this in mind, we’re providing you with a few must have essentials for your garden if you want to keep up with the garden trends. A weatherproof garden sofa Rattan and glass coffee table Vintage style deck and beach chairs Garden pods Summer houses Stone garden benches These are just a few of the latest trends in garden, so to make sure yours doesn’t fall behind in terms of garden trends, use this guide to inspire your next garden design.

Why Buy a Garden Hammock?

A garden hammock can be a delightful addition to any garden, and it can actually be an extremely cheap additional. As we head deep into the winter period think back about summer, and how better yours would have been if you could have relaxed in a garden hammock catching the sunrays. Hammocks are certainly back in trend, and they offer a comfortable place to sit or lay down without worrying about getting pestered with insects. Garden hammocks are so simple, and that’s what makes them great. They can be put up or down in minutes, the fabric can be removed and cleaned, and their ideal for relaxing and reading a book. The only other item (we feel) is needed to go alongside a garden hammock is a table, because it’s...