Discover The Beth Chatto Gardens – The Art of Planting at its Best

In the English county of Essex near Elmstead Market lie The Beth Chatto Gardens – inspirational informal gardens created by the British plantswoman, garden designer and author Beth Chatto. It all began in 1960 on the land of Chatto family that was previously used as a fruit farm spreading on 5 acres. The soil was […]

LAWN & YARD

How to Make The Most of The Summer Season – In Your Own Backyard! Summer is coming very soon, so you better start getting ready for the hot days! You will a need a lot of shade, water, place to relax and sunbath, cozy chair for having cold cocktails or beer and if you can, […]

The Advantage of Using Artificial Rock for Ponds & Waterfalls

Having a water feature in your garden is a true blessing, am element to bring your garden even closer to nature or to complete a contemporary garden design. Today there are so many possibilities for bringing a water feature in your garden – you can buy an already made fountain or pond, build your own […]

Silver & Purple – a Match Made in Heaven!

Purple has been a very popular color in the last couple of years. Combined with silver, modern details and shiny foliage, it can give your garden a fresh, noble touch. Purple is dominating the fashion world, but also makes the perfect color to use for the details in your home. When we are talking garden […]

Smart Tips for Low-Maintenance Landscaping

Who doesn’t want a perfectly looking garden where one can enjoy after a hard day at work or simply relax with family and friends during the weekends? But let’s face it – those gardens you see in the magazines, perfectly designed and pruned, ask for a lot of time spent maintaining them. With the busy […]

Effective Dynamic in Your Garden!

Are you having a problem with a garden that is just too flat? Well, there are so many solution to bring some effective dynamic to your garden. Stairs, plateaus, an elegant sunken garden – they are all an excellent way to make a spatial effect in gardens that are largely flat. Having a flat garden […]

Can White & Green Roofs Save Cities From Climate Change?

There have been numerous studies lately trying to find out if green or white roofs can really help save cities from climate change. The results are indicating that green and white roofs can indeed offset global warming, but it’s all about the location. We have been talking about green roofs before, but with focus on […]

The Best Plants to Use in a Sensory Garden

A garden that can stimulate all the senses, an outdoor space that will stimulate learning – that is what Sensory gardens are all about. All landscapes are somewhat sensory and can give you much more than visual pleasure. But there are few things you can do to a garden to make it truly enjoyable to […]