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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.
How to keep your garden free from aphids
Extremely destructive by nature, aphids (aka plant lice) can cause some serious damage to your garden. Find out how to keep your plants free from these horrid little pests – without resorting to harsh chemicals.
When planning your flower, vegetable or herb garden, it’s important to recognise that many plants have a naturally symbiotic relationship and encourage each other to fully thrive when grown in specific configurations.
Making a shaded garden work
Landscape architect and designer Rachael Farthing advises on how to make a small, shaded garden work with the change of season.