"Yvonne has been wonderful giving me advice about my small patio garden and how to get it to look its best. I really appreciate that she took an individual approach and saw the garden as unique to me. She was also very hands-on, doing pruning, devising a list of colour-schemed plants, and in addition giving me lots of growing tips and much-needed confidence." H, Hove Every client has their own taste and opinion of what is visually pleasing and I always think that it is essential, when ... Read More about Sometimes less colour is more
Gorgeous sweet fragrance from the Winter Honeysuckle shrub, nodding purple-freckled Hellebores beneath the Camellia and yellow pollen on the breeze from the dangling lamb's-tail catkins of the Contorted Hazel that will yield nuts in the autumn. These are just a few of the sights and scents that greet me as I unload the car. My morning coffee takes me to the northern corner of my back garden where the delicious ... Read More about 11 Heavenly Plants for a Winter Garden
So you’ve moved house – and inherited someone else’s garden! What to do? First of all don’t rush into anything – live with your space for a while to get acquainted with the plants that are already there. In addition to getting to know the existing plant life and discovering what you like and don’t like, it is also important to take note of the surrounding features like trees in your neighbours' gardens and the extended views beyond your property that you would like to keep. What you ... Read More about So You Just Moved into a Home and Inherited a Garden Space That You’re NOT in Love with.