The Great Landscape Gardens of England

There is a great debate over historians who actually was the first to develop the landscaped garden. Certainly this natural artistic achievement is one of the great gardening creations of all time, and England has so many superb landscaped gardens it has to be one of the greatest place in[…]

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How to Make Your Own Compost

If you are a keen gardener then you will know how important a good compost is when it comes to planting either new additions to your garden or reinvigorating the plants that you have for a new season. But like everything in gardening buying compost is not particularly cheap, so[…]

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Crafty Ways to Make Your Garden Look Amazing

No matter if you are a keen gardener or not, everybody loves to have their outdoor space look amazing. For people who love plants it is an opportunity to strike your own character on your garden, for others they just leave it to the professionals to spruce the place up.[…]

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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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