Winter Colour

Winter Colour

Winter Colour   Check out the colour on these stems! Although it may be snowing outside, the orange-red stems of Cornus alba ‘Sibirica’ stand out in contrast to the pure white. The young stems have the strongest colour, so cut a third of the oldest ones hard back...
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,...