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Swimming in Savings: Making Your Pool More Energy-Efficient

Swimming in Savings: Making Your Pool More Energy-Efficient

The National Price Hike is in full effect, with some of us feeling the heat in the form of higher electricity, water, and cable bills.  What’s worse is that there have been talks of another energy price increase in the UK in the coming months. If you want to lower your energy consumption to prepare for the…

Oriental Landscape: Features of a Japanese Garden

Oriental Landscape: Features of a Japanese Garden

The designs of Japanese gardens have almost always been based on the natural landscape. Also, culture and tradition are incorporated into every design to create a space of Zen. Gardens are meticulously crafted down to every single basic element to create a spiritual sanctuary. These traditional elements symbolise or mimic natural scenery to make the…

Space Savers: Four Smart Garden Storage Ideas

Space Savers: Four Smart Garden Storage Ideas

There is no doubt that a shed can provide significant storage space, making it an ideal place to store all gardening odds and ends. However, sheds can have their disadvantages, too – they consume outdoor space, your things may be more difficult to locate in a shed and, well, sometimes a shed just doesn’t fit…

Al Fresco: What to Consider When Setting Up an Outdoor Kitchen

Al Fresco: What to Consider When Setting Up an Outdoor Kitchen

Spring is finally here and summer is right around the corner. Celebrate the end of the shivering Kent winter by bringing out the old barbie and start grilling some fresh sausages. If you’re more adept at using the oven, you’re probably excited to bake some pork pie. What better way to do this than to…

Low-Maintenance Garden Ideas for a Higher Value Property

Low-Maintenance Garden Ideas for a Higher Value Property

Isn’t it ideal to have a garden you spend less time taking care of and more time relaxing in? Ask any garden designer in Kent and they’ll tell you that striking a balance between aesthetic value and functionality is the key to creating a garden you’d love to spend time in. The catch, however, is that the…

Driveway Design: How to Boost Your Property’s Curb Appeal

Driveway Design: How to Boost Your Property's Curb Appeal

A driveway isn’t only meant to accommodate a vehicle or two. A driveway is the introduction to your property. Its design influences the initial impressions of guests and people who walk by your house. If you plan to sell your home in the future, the driveway is also the first thing potential buyers see; a…

Landscape Design Trend for 2019: Adding Structures to Your Garden

Landscape Design Trend for 2019: Adding Structures to Your Garden

With its gorgeous flower beds and lush greenery, your garden adds a breath of fresh air to your property. It gives you pleasure when you spend time outdoors and lovely views when you peek from the windows. You’ll want to maintain or continually improve its beauty, especially with the New Year. If you’re looking to…

Garden Path Ideas for Different Garden Styles

A garden path does not only serve us by giving us something to walk on. The design and feel of a path set the mood of the environment, affecting how we experience our surroundings. It can be used to lead the eyes to the focal point of a landscape or utilised to create a break…

Garden Fence Ideas

Garden Fence Ideas

The garden is one of the most beautiful parts of a home. A cornucopia of vibrant flowers and lush leaves are worthy of anyone’s attention. However, in a sea of manicured lawns, how do set your garden apart? Long gone are the days of the well-trimmed parterres of the Romans, the ha-has of the Englishmen…

Garden Border Ideas

Garden Border Ideas Garden borders improve a garden’s aesthetic while defining partitions in the landscape. In large manicured lawns, they create breaks in one’s line of vision, emphasising the garden’s focal points. Installing garden borders make the maintenance of landscaped areas highly manageable. Weeding and mowing can be quickly done without damaging plants. Application of…

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