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Plants for a Therapeutic Garden - FineGardening

Plants for a Therapeutic Garden - FineGardening

Plants for a Therapeutic Garden The aromatic, textured, and butterfly-attracting qualities of ‘Munstead’ lavender make it the perfect choice for a therapeutic garden. Photo:...

This new trend for hard landscaping is adding a gentle softness to garden design

This new trend for hard landscaping is adding a gentle softness to garden design

There's a new hard landscaping trend looking set to dominate garden design in 2022, and it's putting a softness into spaces while using a hard material. For seating, paths and...

The theatrical allure of the historic gardens at Mapperton in winter

The theatrical allure of the historic gardens at Mapperton in winter

Buried deep in the beautiful Dorset countryside, the idyllic garden at Mapperton is one of the most atmospheric and delightful in Britain, laid out in a picturesque, steep-sided...

Planting design tips from Dan Pearson - The English Garden

Planting design tips from Dan Pearson - The English Garden

Are you happy with the framework of your garden but struggling for inspiration on how to plant it up? Perhaps you have a new balcony you’d like to inject with colour but are...

Eco-Friendly Lawn & Grass Alternatives - Garden Design

Eco-Friendly Lawn & Grass Alternatives - Garden Design

During the 1950s, a perfect green lawn became a status symbol of achieving the middle class dream. In recent years, more awareness has been given to the toll that traditional...

Garden Pond Attracts Wildlife - Garden Design

Garden Pond Attracts Wildlife - Garden Design

GARDENING FOR WILDLILFE The couple, who are ceramic artists, built their new L-shaped home and studio around a small manmade pond. They worked closely with landscape architect...

Why You Should Do Your Spring Planting in the Fall

Why You Should Do Your Spring Planting in the Fall

IN THE GARDEN Why You Should Do Your Spring Planting in the Fall Conventional wisdom says you should do the same tasks in the same order every year. The director of horticulture...

Have a Seat With... Jo Thompson

Have a Seat With... Jo Thompson

Have a Seat With... Jo Thompson Have a seat with... Jo Thompson Jo Thompson is listed by House and Garden and Country Life magazines as one of the country’s top ten garden...

A perfect 18th-century farmhouse in Connecticut

A perfect 18th-century farmhouse in Connecticut

There is a gentle and escapist character to the countryside of Litchfield County. Around two hours’ drive north-east of New York City, it is a rural New England setting that...

How to save wilting houseplants: Insider tips on keeping them healthy and alive all year round

How to save wilting houseplants: Insider tips on keeping them healthy and alive all year round

How to save wilting houseplants: Insider tips on keeping them healthy and alive all year round Looking after houseplants properly is trickier than it seems. So, how do we keep...

Garden Rooms - Ideas for Creating Inspired Outdoor Spaces - Garden Design

Garden Rooms - Ideas for Creating Inspired Outdoor Spaces - Garden Design

Until recently, most yards consisted of a green lawn, a few trees and shrubs, and were intended to be viewed, not used. Now the yard is regarded as an extension of the home and...

Landscape Design Tips - Garden Design

Landscape Design Tips - Garden Design

Whether you’re new to gardening, or you’ve been honing your skills for years, the following design secrets will help you create a more effective and enticing garden. The sweep...