Plant texture can be hard to define, but it is vitally important when it comes to designing your garden. The broad spectrum of texture spans from bold and architectural plants to wispy and fine. Here is how you can strike a good texture balance in your garden.
Vertical structures add a necessary extra dimension to the garden. They can serve as punctuation points, contrast with spreading plants, or frame a view to other parts of the garden. Consider how these vertical elements can add character and a sense of presence to your garden.
Our gardens are home to some beautiful plants that struggle in the harshness of winter. Protect these plants in autumn to enjoy them again next year. Here’s how.
Autumn is the ideal time to plant trees, but you should carefully consider your garden space and conditions before planting. Here, we present a selection of trees that will fit and thrive in a small garden.
Our lawns can begin to show serious signs of wear by autumn. The cooler months are a great time to show the grass some care and make sure it is in top shape for next year.
Grasses effortlessly introduce movement into your garden and are ideal for elevating your planting scheme. Here is our pick of 10 impressive grasses to grow.