How to Host a Summer Garden Party

garden party

Summer Garden Party What keeps many of us going through the wet and windy days of winter is the thought of warm, sunny days and balmy summer evenings. Seizing the moment and making the most of those light summer evenings and hosting a summer garden party is a must. When it comes to hosting a

Which Facing Garden is Best?

As any house-hunter can tell you, if an estate agent has a property on their books with a south-facing garden, that will be featured as one of the properties benefits. But is a south-facing garden really the best? Are north, east and west-facing gardens to be avoided? Which facing garden is best for you depends

Outdoor patio covers: What type most closely fits your home?

patio covers

Outdoor patio covers can provide you with the opportunity to enhance the good looks of your outdoor patio while providing enhanced protection to them. At the time of purchasing outdoor patio covers, you will notice that numerous options are available in the market to go ahead with. You must carefully analyze those different options available

How to choose the best tabletop gas fire pit

fire pit

With summer comes freedom of expression. By this, I mean you do not have to be locked up in the house and stay under heavy covers all day. You can always experience the joy of the living space beyond your living room. Summer does not occur throughout the year. Due to this, when its summer,

The influences of gardens across the world

Italian gardens

When you’re on holiday or even travelling for work to another country, have you ever stopped and looked at the difference on show in their gardens? Possibly not, but next time why not take a moment to notice? Cultural differences are rife throughout the world and it’s amazing to see how we change our outdoor

Top tips for decluttering and renovating your garden

garden decluttering

Decluttering and renovating your garden is a daunting task but the rewards are massive. A gorgeous garden adds value to your home, can make you feel happier, and provides a sanctuary for rest and relaxation. If you don’t know where to start, our guide will help take your garden from disarray to delightful in manageable

Warning signs: What can your garden tell you about your property?

front garden

As we all know, the typical garden has changed immensely over the years. Once upon a time it might have been the focus of a battle between neighbours; with each one vying to get the better in the garden beauty contests. While in some areas this is still very much true, in others low-maintenance gardens

Moving house and your garden

front garden

When you first move into your house, you’re probably thinking about how you’ll personalise your new space. Decorating and furnishing the interior, completing a few home improvement projects, and getting your garden to the lush green space you want. However, you might not be thinking about the possibility that down the line, you might move

The garden where every plant could kill you

Alnwick poison garden

The Poison Garden is locked away in the grounds of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland. It is home to around 100 plants that could end your life, or at the very least make you extremely ill.