Garden design & other stuff we think you should know!
The Plotting Shed
We ‘do’ gardening differently – our mission is to make gardening easier, for everyone!
There’s loads of advice, tips, hints, articles and the odd soapbox moment to read.
Or, if you’d like to have a browse through the articles, scroll on down!
We want to help you get a more gorgeous garden. Our designs are created specifically for modern garden sizes and modern lifestyles. We aim to make sure all our ideas are practical, affordable and easy to implement – although you will need to do a bit of digging!
We have loads of ideas to help transform parts of your garden.
We believe even the smallest of gardens is worthy of a makeover. See how our designs can transform the garden. If you want to try out our designs, why not download our Chelsea Inspired Border Design – it’s totally free. If you like it then why not browse through all the designs in our shop.
Not everyone can be as good as Monty, Carol or Alan….
So if your gardening knowledge falls a little short, we’ve lots of useful advice on what to do if it all goes wrong & even more usefully; getting it right in the first place!
We believe gardens aren’t just for us.
We want everyone to have a beautiful garden – but not at the expense of our native wildlife. All our border designs contain plants the Bees and Butterflies can feed from, after all who were flowers originally created for?
Download our Bee Bistro design for free and do your bit for the bees!
All the issues we are passionate about & a few others!
If you have something you would like to say too, drop us a line and we’ll add your rant to our growing list of ‘bug-bears’!
Most Estate Agents will advise not changing the garden if you want to sell your home…why?
Well probably because they don’t know as much about gardening as they do about interior decorating. However, change does not have to mean spending money. There are lots of ways you can change your garden and make it look much better – without spending money.
We love plants – but not all of them, here are some of our favourites.
Did you know….