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Garden Design Ideas

Landscaping: a Crime Deterrent?

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March 3rd, 2015 by

The more and more I read the article this blog post will be based around, the more I believe it makes absolute sense! Allow me to explain… Yesterday evening, an article came online from American broadcaster NBC outlining how the landscaping choices you can actually be tools for crime prevention. At a first glance, it may seem […]

2015 Garden Designs: The Next Designs to Have

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February 10th, 2015 by

From crazy paving to decking. From vegetable gardens to ‘nightscaping’. The landscape (pardon the pun!) of garden trends are forever changing. The listed fads above are all unique in their own right, from the kooky, to the financially sound. But what’s the next step for your garden? Like anything creative, fashions and trends change with […]

Five Cardinal Rules in Garden Design

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February 3rd, 2015 by

Out of everything you can design in your home, your garden will give you the most opportunities in expressing your individuality and personal style. With a proper system in designing your garden, you can have a little piece of nature in your home. On a single sheet of paper, you can visualise how the garden […]

Garden Design: Getting Focal Points Right

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October 23rd, 2014 by

Emphasis is one of the most important traits of a garden. A space without at least one focal point almost always pales in comparison to other spaces that have something to catch the eye of every onlooker and passer-by. Every designer will agree that a focal point is essential in ensuring that your garden exudes […]

4 Tips for an Inexpensive, but Beautiful Garden

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September 26th, 2014 by

Want a magazine worthy garden, but without spending so much? Between the costs of the plants, supplies, and other expenses, the budget for your garden can become surprisingly tight. Still, this doesn’t mean you have to compromise the beauty of your landscape; by spending wisely and making the most of what you have, you can […]

Design Ideas for Creating Your Own Walled Garden

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August 20th, 2014 by

Walled gardens have an undeniable charm that has captivated people for centuries. There’s just something enchanting and magical about passing through the gates, and then finding yourself surrounded by the gorgeous flora in every direction. It feels like a romantic little corner of paradise, tucked away from all the troubles of the world. Little surprise […]

Formal, Urban, or Oriental: Choosing a Garden Design

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June 18th, 2014 by

There are many garden styles, and each is open to the own interpretation of gardeners. Most fall under their country of origin, such as in the case of Chinese, Dutch, and English gardens. Some are categorised by historical empires, like Roman and Persian. They are those that are based on religion, such as Islamic and […]

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