Tag Archive for Design

Get your garden in shape for spring 2014

Garden Dig Soil Spade

The weather is definitely changing, summer is drawing to a close. We can’t complain, we had a pretty good summer by UK standards, and its only since the kids have gone back to school that the winter coats have come out. However, for me anyway, now is the perfect time to get your garden in…

The key principles of small garden design

Jennifer Rattan Stacking 2 Setaer Garden Set

Small garden design can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most experienced garden designer. Many of us in the UK have limited outdoor space, from small urban backyards, to the modern builds that seem to have almost given up on giving us a garden altogether. However, small gardens, if designed well, will…

Unique garden furniture design

Unique Garden Furniture

Unique garden furniture designs from around the globe… I promise this won’t be like an episode of one of those cheesy American wackiest animals, car chases, etc etc. But check some of these out. And when I say unique, weird or crazy, I mean it in a good way. From the ground-breaking designs, to some…

A simple guide to patio design

Lily Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture Set

When it comes to planning a new patio, you must use the basic principles of design. And this is a simple Lazy Susan tried and tested guide to patio design that will hopefully help you do just that. Easy to follow, it will help you get started and give you a few pointers that’ll help…

How to achieve the perfect patio

Emma Cast Aluminium Garden Furniture Set

We’ve had some great weather here in the UK over the last few months. Well it certainly feels like we’re in for a better summer than last year, so lets keep those fingers crossed that it continues. I know this weekend is forecast to be a good one, so why not get outside and spend a…

Thinking about a garden room?

Rosenlund 15 Garden Room

With what has so far been a pretty snowy start to 2013, we turn our attention to getting the garden ready, having a bit of a tidy up, thinking about springtime, and hopefully a rise in the temperature. Its also the time of year – Christmas is out the way and we’ve managed to get…

When is a garden more than a garden?

Metal Garden Furniture

And I’m not talking about Lazy Susan garden rooms here… No, I’m talking about treating your garden and patio as an actual room, just a room that just happens to be outside. A room that is basically a place where you use planting, hardscaping, and outdoor furniture of course, to create a sense of enclosure.…

What’s the best position for your new patio furniture?

When it comes to new patio furniture, before you buy, you should always be thinking about the position. Where exactly will you put it? You don’t want to spend a considerable sum of money only to find that your newly purchased outdoor garden furniture simply doesn’t ‘fit’ with your garden or style of home. Homeowners…