Garden Design

How to use Frost in Garden Design

How to Plan for Beautiful Frost in Your Garden Design

Have you ever heard that bit about there being lots of Eskimo words for snow?  Where Eskimos, because they deal with snow so much, supposedly have ...
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mirrored stainles steele obelisk by David Harbor Sundials seen in Pettifers Garden in Oxfordshire by clive nichols

How to Use Mirrors in the Garden To Improve Your Design

Have you thought about using mirrors in your garden?  This unexpected piece of home décor lends itself so well to an outdoor environment. In the ...
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A Fresh New Garden for Sarah’s Desert A-frame

As the winter darkness continues to creep in and the days get painfully short here in Boston, I crave the light of southern climates.  Sarah ...
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Bogolan Inspired Planting Recipe for A Houseplant Garden

Bogolan Inspired Planting Recipe for A Houseplant Garden

To make a winter garden of interest, I look for themes to let my planting design start to tell a story. First came the planter ...
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Ken Marten on How To Fashion Fantastical Terrariums

Ken Marten is a Londoner who has been working in diverse creative pursuits since he was a child in the industrial town of Port Talbot, ...
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From Nightmare Lawn to Happy Meadow in 5 Easy Steps

Have you noticed that lawns are becoming increasingly controversial subjects? For generations, they have been the prize of middle class success. They are an outward ...
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