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The beauty and ecological benefits of a garden in decay

Spring is not a moment in the garden but a sequence, a gentle unfurling of plant life that grows fuller by the day at a tempo that is almost out of sync with human perception. One minute perennials are peeping out of the earth,

Your guide to creating the perfect garden gym

The number of health conscious people in the UK is on the up and commercial gyms can be incredibly busy at peak times. With costly memberships and families trying to juggle the demands of modern life, more and more are creating their own workout

How to take care of your orangery, conservatory and garden room this winter

The winter months are some of the most exciting and yearned for; crisp country walks, cosy log fires and chunky blankets. But if you are lucky enough to have a conservatory, orangery or garden room, the winter season can pose a threat. In order

How to create the perfect winter garden wonderland

The festive season may be here but don’t neglect your outside space. While you’re busy beautifying your home and getting your tree ready, you can also create a magical space in your garden. In fact, all it takes is a little planning and activity.

Make your garden wildlife-friendly this winter

During the colder months your outdoor space can be a safe haven for birds, insects and hedgehogs.  Follow these simple tips to make your garden wildlife friendly. For hibernating wildlife, food isn’t so important once winter has set in but for birds the food

4 reasons why you should plan a garden redesign in winter

Often it’s in the height of summer – when the sun is beaming down and plants are blossoming – that we think about how we want to improve our garden. As we’re sitting outside, we can see what needs doing and what changes we want to make.  But

Garden photography tips for autumn and winter

We know its cold outside but whipping out your camera and capturing the beauty of wildlife is as good a reason as any to get outdoors and into your garden. Marianne Majerus, a world-renowned garden photographer and RHS Photographic Competition 2017 judge, provides her

Garden Lamp of Metal and Glass by Christian Piccolo

High profile shapes, squared lines for sceneries with great identity. Inspired by toy soldiers game, Game is a garden lamp with a material mark and strongly modern. A surprising volume, a contemporary artwork that enchants for its unique inclination and squared shapes. This collection

How to attract bees to your garden

Bees are key pollinators and their numbers are in decline. Without a healthy population there are serious implications for many garden plants and food crops. Sharon Jervis, the founder of giftware retailer Beefayre, offers advice on how to attract bees to your garden. Plant

How to grow the perfect tree for your garden

A tree will bring year-round interest and colour into even the smallest garden – but consider how big it will eventually become. WHICH TREE TO CHOOSE If you’d prefer a tree that doesn’t need any pruning, and grows to no more than about 3m