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Outdoor flooring options and prices
‘Solid composite decking’ and ‘porcelain stoneware pavers’ are the latest buzzwords when it comes to low-maintenance, long-wearing outdoor flooring solutions. Here’s why they are all the rage.
Xeriscapes - How to make a 'dry' garden work
With recreation time at a premium and a growing global concern for the supply of water, savvy gardeners are adopting Xeriscaping principles into every zone of their landscape design.
Country style gardens
Quaint, charming and quietly muscular, today’s country gardens influences draw on everything from rambling cottage backyards to the formal heritage estates of 17th Century England. With such a broad sweep of inspiration a country style garden may suit all manner of locations and tastes. Whether you live in a farmhouse, a villa or a ranch house, a well planned country style garden will not only be great to look at but should also productive too.
Things you need to know before creating an edible garden
Want to grow your own vegetable garden but don’t know how to go about it? Our six-step guide will get you off to a good start, covering everything from prepping your soil and choosing the most prolific crops, to organically bug-proofing your patch and giving it the TLC it needs to yield an abundant harvest.
Plant and care for ‘Pyramidalis’ hedges
It’s described as the conifer ‘for making exclamation marks’ in the garden, but thuja pyramidalis also makes a great hedge that requires little in the way of trimming to keep it in shape. Given its hardy nature, this attractive evergreen is finding its way into a surprising range of garden designs.
Create Indoor Outdoor Flow - Sliding door options
Blurring the line between indoor and outdoor spaces, sliding doors provide easy access to your garden or deck while letting in vast amounts of natural light, even when closed.
Macrocarpa - A stable yet soft surface solution for your outdoor living spaces
Macrocarpa is a softwood so durable and robust that it was originally used as railway sleepers. Add to that its attractive speckled lustre and high sustainability factor, and it’s easy to see why it is now also strongly favoured in landscaping for a multitude of uses, both practically and aesthetically.
Cupressus varieties for your garden
Cupressus, part of the wider conifer family, are perhaps better known to most gardeners as cypress. The tapering columns and conifer shapes are a familiar sight in landscape designs and many varieties make excellent tub specimens.