Tag Archive for Planting

The fundamentals of modern garden design

Good modern garden design always starts with a good plan. While some people are able to plan their garden by just walking about in it or working in stages, most of us need to start out with a clear drawn out plan.   Start by thinking about what you want from the finished garden –…

Highlights from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010

The world’s most famous flower show, the Royal Horticultural Scociety’s (RHS) annual show at Chelsea is a celebration of the highest quality garden design and planting. It is a gardeners dream that’s bursting with inspiration and ideas for you to take home. This year’s show featured the latest trends and ultimate design from the world’s leading garden…

Planting the perfect containers

You can grow almost anything in a container, from Herbs and Tomatoes to Fuchsia and Marigolds. Gardening in containers and pots gives you the ability to plant in good quality fertilized soil, experiment with colour, brighten up a concrete/paved back yard area, move your garden with the sun and raise your garden to a comfortable…

No matter where you live, you can grow vegetables!

Lazy Susan's Vegtable Garden

Gardening is regaining popularity as a pastime for all types of people, with gardens popping up in the most unexpected places. While the traditional image of a garden may not exactly fit into the reality of most urban environments, the fact is you can grow your own food whether you live on a rural farm…

How to build a simple vegetable garden

Have you always loved the idea of having your own vegetable garden, but you’re not too sure how to go about it?  Well we’ve pulled together some advice on building the perfect vegetable garden to get you up and running… Before starting a vegetable garden, work out a layout to scale on graph paper or…