Tag Archives: garden makeovers

How to ‘do’ Garden Mirrors

I have always been a lover of garden mirrors. Mirrors are a great design tool, available in every shape and size, but mostly because; a well placed mirror in the garden can transform the ordinary into the extraordinary! What’s so great about garden mirrors? Mirrors have 4 main functions in any garden, To reflect sunlight into dark spaces They add

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Inside the Mind of a Garden Design

We thought we’d let you in on a few secrets, on how we go about creating a design for a garden, the thought process we use and the reasons why we chose to design a garden in that particular way – so you get inside the mind of a garden design! We will be honest in saying that this particular

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Garden Makeovers – part 2

Garden Makeovers – it’s easier than you think! We thought we would do a few mini-makeovers with our border designs, so you can see how you can adapt them to any space.   This week’s little makeover is for a really sunny garden however, the house is a new build and although the house developers have created some ‘features’ by

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Garden Makeovers – part 1

Garden Makeovers – it’s easier than you think!   Following on from the posts on how to lower the unwanted maintenance in your garden, we thought we would do a few mini-makeovers with our border designs, so you can see how you can adapt them to any space.   The idea is that with inexpensive changes and a little imagination, you

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Good Garden Advice for Selling your Home – part 2

Good Garden Advice for Selling your Home – part 2 Making your garden fences less obvious!   Most gardens have fences but all too often when you view a garden all you see is fence, fence and more fence.  Also, many gardens are planted with borders centrifuged around the edges, which only emphasises the fences and won’t make your garden an

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Good Garden Advice for Selling your Home – part 1

Good Garden Advice for Selling your Home – part 1 Does your garden help to sell your home?   Look out of a window at your garden, shut your eyes, then open them again…what is the first thing to catch your eye..   If it’s something really pretty, eyecatching or interesting that’s great… but what if it’s not?  More importantly what will

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