Great Landscaping Ideas – Part 1

Not many people can afford a huge landscaped garden surrounding a manor house, with lakes and wildlife parks, all designed by Capability Brown. Indeed this is for the very few, perhaps only royalty or the landed gentry. But this does not mean you cannot incorporate some of the great landscaping[…]

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Capability Brown

If you are considering English landscaped gardens in the 18th Century, there is one name that changed the face of the nation’s mansions and estates and that was Lancelot Capability Brown. Brown took the idea of landscaping a garden to a completely different level to what it had been prior[…]

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Small Garden Ideas – Part 3

The concluding part of our blog in how to make your small garden or backyard look as good as a landscaped garden, features even more illusions and tips how to design and create the perfect outdoor space. We have already looked at things like creating small zones and staying away[…]

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Small Garden Ideas – Part 2

The second part of our blog of how to make your small outdoor space look larger and more interesting, offers even more tips and tricks of the trade on how you can develop small gardens into something quite magical and exciting. Use Unique Vertical Features One thing a small space[…]

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Small Garden Ideas – Part 1

Just because you have a small garden or outdoor space does not mean that you cannot use landscaping techniques to brighten up your garden so you can enjoy it more. There are numerous ways you can achieve brilliant results in a small space, as long as you have imagination and[…]

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What You Should Plant Together – Part 2

The second part of our blog into what you can plant alongside each other in your garden looks at shady spots, shape and color combinations, and the best overall pairings that really go well together. These tips are sometimes well documented and some are just ideas to be bold and[…]

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What You Should Plant Together – Part 1

Part of creating a landscaped garden is knowing how to design a garden so that it most pleasing to the eye and what types of plant, shrubs and flower you should plant together. It is not as easy as it sounds, as you can plant by color, season, height, type[…]

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How to Start Landscape Gardening – Part 2

The second of our green fingered investigation how to create your own landscaped gardens and become a skilled landscape gardener. In part one we learned how important planning was in the construction of your garden and how you should take your time and start small. In this blog we look[…]

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