Garden Design

  1. The best trellis ideas

    Trellis has an important job to do in the garden and has to look great at the same time. A trellis can extend the height of an existing fence panel or can be a standalone feature. Either way, it allows light to filter through and plants to grow up it.

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  2. Choosing the right decking for your needs

    Whilst it is always great to have the inside of your home just how you want it, there will come a time when you will also want to start to make the most of the outdoor space that you have. One great way to do this is to have some decking installed so

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  3. Water features for the garden

    Many homeowners dream of having a water feature in their garden; this can be a fountain, pond, waterfall, or even a stream. No matter the type of feature, water is a beautiful and striking addition to any garden. There are a number of DIY water feature

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  4. Growing a garden on your decking

    There are many reasons that people shop farmer’s markets or grow their own vegetables in backyard gardens. While the various products offered may, and usually do, look less attractive than the ones found in the grocer’s, they more than make

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  5. How to make the most of your outdoor space in winter

    You do not have to seal yourself into the home for months awaiting a warmer climate, you can get out in the garden, enjoy it despite the cold and dark and even enjoy a little bit of gardening.

    So if you are of the type of person that does not

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  6. The best time to install garden decking

    The popularity of decking continues largely thanks to the fact that it provides such an attractive and functional focal point, yet can be installed by those with only basic DIY carpentry skills. With a wide range of components allowing for complete bespoke

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  7. How to make your decking more homely

    As the weather begins to change and spring turns into summer, more and more people leave the confines of their homes to enjoy their outdoor spaces. Many people have garden areas with decking and the key is making the outdoor decking more inviting for

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  8. Why choose decking over patios?

    Decking, decking, decking – read all about it! Even though decking has been around for years, people seem to think that it is a new novelty. Many people will tell you that they want it because it looks nice but they can’t afford it or it’s too complicated,

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  9. Filling potholes with The Pothole Gardener

    Filling potholes with The Pothole Gardener

    We managed to speak to guerilla gardener Steve Wheen from The Pothole Garden about his work, how he finds inspiration and why he creates pothole gardens, as well as the benefits of gardening.

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  10. April’s top 5 garden structures and fences

    April’s top 5 garden structures and fences

    With summer just around the corner, gardens can often need a bit of TLC and part of that is making sure that your fences and garden structures are looking great. Over winter, it is quite common for garden fencing and structures to take a bit of damage

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