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if your garden is bigger than a courtyard, but smaller than an acre

How to update your garden on a budget

Add zing to your garden with a vibrant flower, such as Dahlia Fashion Monger.

If you want to update your garden on a budget, RHS Hampton Court Flower Show has lots of good ideas. There are, of course, the top show gardens, where the…

July 8th, 2018 - Garden trends & design, Gardening on a budget

How to upcycle and organise the shed

We kept this shed makeover simple

I've been meaning to organise the shed for years. It was cold, messy and full of clutter, with nowhere to put anything. So seeds and tools started to spread around…

July 1st, 2018 - Garden style & living, Garden trends & design, Sheds/sanctuaries, Vintage & thrift

How to create a beautiful mini meadow garden

Do you fancy a mini meadow garden? I've seen several beautiful strips of wildflower meadow in show gardens this year. And also in friends' gardens. Ever since the 2012 London…

June 24th, 2018 - Town gardens, Wildlife & eco

15 easy affordable ideas for town gardens

Paint fences in town gardens

Do you like your town gardens beautifully designed? Or do you prefer the upcycled look? Where do you put your veg patch? It's always fascinating to see how different town…

June 17th, 2018 - Garden trends & design, Town gardens

The 25 best self-seeding plants to save you time and money

Save time and money with plants that grow themselves. 25 gorgeous self-seeding plants. #gardening

Self-seeding plants are the key to gardening on automatic. The less you do, the more they grow. And they're free. You buy one packet of seeds or one plant, and…

June 10th, 2018 - Gardening know how, Gardening on a budget, Middlesized country, Town gardens

Escape to the beach with Whitstable Open Gardens…

Whitstable Open Gardens is held every year in June for the NGS. [caption id="attachment_9030" align="alignnone" width="400"] Wildflowers on Joy Lane beach at sunset. There are two gardens in Joy Lane in…

June 3rd, 2018 - Garden style & living, Garden trends & design, Town gardens

How to start a successful garden from scratch

Starting a garden from scratch is both a challenge and  a privilege. When Sarah Langton-Lockton bought her 1920s house, the garden was overgrown to the point of dereliction. It all…

May 27th, 2018 - Garden trends & design, Town gardens

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 – what it means for your garden

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show or 'Chelsea', as it's known in the gardening world, is our Fashion Week. [caption id="attachment_8931" align="alignnone" width="400"] Chris Beardshaw's design for Morgan Stanley and the…

May 21st, 2018 - Garden trends & design

A seashell garden path – is it the best and most attractive option?

A seashell garden path is easy to lay yourself, inexpensive and eco-friendly

A seashell garden path is probably the most environmentally friendly path option you can choose. It's relatively cheap and you can lay it yourself. And it's not just for 'seaside…

May 13th, 2018 - Garden style & living, Gardening on a budget

A shady border – the best (and easiest) part of your garden?

Shady border tips

My shady border is probably better for longer than anywhere else in the garden. Although I do far less work in it - less planting and weeding - than I…

May 6th, 2018 - Gardening know how, Middlesized country, Town gardens

Which are the best gardening gloves?

How to buy the best gardening gloves #gardening #gardentips

As a garden blogger, I'm often given free gardening gloves to review. However, I also buy them, because not all gardening gloves are the same. There are very big differences…

April 29th, 2018 - Shop

New directions in garden privacy screens

Garden privacy screens have really changed alot in the last few years. There are lots of new, exciting designs. As more houses are built, gardens get smaller and more overlooked.…

April 22nd, 2018 - Garden design, Town gardens