New Garden

New Garden

New Garden Your First Garden is an exciting prospect! What should you do with it? This week I’ll be sharing my tips for how to make the best of a new space, but before you do anything else, you must… wait. You never know what’s lurking under the...
Snow

Snow

Snow The snow really picks out the design of this stepped cascade. Good ‘bones’ in your design is critical to maintain interest in the garden when all colour is stripped out by the enveloping snow. Running water stays liquid even in freezing conditions. This little...
Frost!

Frost!

Garden Advice, Garden Maintenance / By Kate Charles We’ve all seen a bit of properly cold winter weather over the last couple of weeks, and if the forecast is to be trusted, we’re in for a bit more too. Putting the inconvenience and sometimes hazardous effects aside,...
Check out this flythrough!

Check out this flythrough!

Check out this flythrough! Ok, I’ll admit to being slightly obsessed with using tech to inspire my clients! This video features a flythrough of a garden designed in SketchUp, rendered in Twinmotion, and edited in Adobe Premiere. It really doesn’t take that long to do,...
Bee’s Needs week

Bee’s Needs week

Bees need us! This week is ‘Bee’s needs week’ brought to you by the Bumblebee Conservation trust (link below). Learn all about what bees need from us, and how you can make your garden bee-friendly. Border designs and planting plans from KCGD can maximise the potential...