Five Steps to Having a Great Garden

Whether you are planning to design a whole new garden or upgrade your current one, there are many principles that are essential to both. The old-fashioned way to design your garden is the easiest way to get the best results. Here you will find some tips to plan and design[…]

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How to Become a Landscape Designer

Beings a landscape designer means being responsible for planning, consulting and designing all the arrangements relating to exterior landscapes. There are places where you do not need any kind of certification to become one, but without having more expertise in different areas and without proper education, you will be limited[…]

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Great Landscaping Ideas – Part 2

The second part of our blog to dispense great landscaping ideas for your home and garden starts with a great landscaping trick of the trade which is adding height. In grand gardens this is often done by the planting of trees on the horizon to give the land a sense[…]

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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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