Planning your garden
By the Children's Safety Education Foundation. An estimated 500,000 accidents occur in the garden every year due to hazards of ponds, paddling pools, play equipment, greenhouses and electrical equipment.
Plant forLife has teamed up with fashion expert and celebrity stylist, Mark Heyes and garden designer Chris Collins to help you choose your colour personality, work out your dominant colour and the plants that compliment them.
Planting suggestions to create a fragrant garden twelve months of the year.
Allergy UK tells us that 1 in 3 people are affected by an allergy at some point in their life with symptoms ranging from irritating sneezing through to potentially fatal anaphylaxis. Around 40% of children suffer from one or more allergies, but allergies can also develop later in life and have wide ranging effects on an individual's standard of living.
Spring is here at last, and the green fingered amongst us will be busy trying to make their gardens look beautiful.
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By PlantforLife. Create a positive first impression at the front of your property with these planting ideas.
By garden designer John Frater. Sitting quietly in a very large and mature garden in Norfolk recently I was struck by how more and more kept revealing itself to me as I looked.
By garden designer John Frater. The question of colour in the garden is a perennial one that causes a lot of confusion, and stress, amongst many gardeners and even some of the pros. I've just returned from a painting holiday in the Scottish Highlands where my eyes were opened to a new way of relating to colour.
By garden designer Alice Bowe. A lot is being written about the effects of our changing climate on the way we garden. Simply search for 'drought tolerant planting' on the internet and you will be swamped with plant lists and information. A far larger concern for me as a garden designer is the brutally damaging effect of flash floods and heavy rainfall.
Garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin explains how the older gardeners among us can get the most from their garden.
By garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin. We often forget that a good climbing plant can turn the barest new wall or fence into a riot of colour and fragrance in just a few months.
By garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin. There's one area of people's gardens that seems to be the most neglected and I can never understand why.
By garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin. We all lead busy lives these days and only the few are DIY'ers keen enough to attempt building a whole new garden from scratch.
By garden designer Alice Bowe. Colour is one of the most emotive aspects of any garden and although garden history has a long association with artists as garden designers, its importance and effect upon the garden's audience is often underestimated.
Garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin shows how the tiniest ponds can improve a garden.
By garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin. Every month seems to bring a new gardening magazine or television programme these days as more and more people are getting turned on to the benefits of having a great garden as an extension of their living space.