If you have a border that doesn’t receive much light, this is the perfect spot for a shade garden!
Category: Garden Design
A garden without a view can seem too confining and insular so consider how your garden might connect to the surrounding landscape. If your garden is enclosed by high walls or fences, think about creating openings in them to give views onto the world outside.
Think about what you want your garden to do. It should reflect your lifestyle, the people who will be enjoying it and the time you plan to spend in it, whether it is relaxing, playing or tending the plants.
A tree preservation order (TPO) prohibits the removal or cutting down of trees. TPOs are usually applied to individual trees.
Aromatic flowers and herb sprigs were also bound into small posies called ‘tussie mussies’ to ward off sickness or infection and to act as amulets whilst travelling.
Evergreen and winter-flowering perennials are an important ingredient in the winter garden offering welcome splashes of colour and interest.
If you have a pristine new stone wall or other stone feature you may be keen to see moss, lichens and algae establish themselves, to give a more aged appearance.
This is a comprehensive online course that will give you skills and knowledge you need to work professionally as a Garden Designer.
Designing a garden and gardening itself can be as creative as painting or writing poetry, and a finished garden can be no less a work of art than a sculpted figure or a symphony, yet there are few famous gardeners or horticultural genres to inspire us or set an example for us when we garden in our modern homes.