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Improving your gardens
7 in 8 people in the UK have a garden, but sometimes it's difficult to know what you should do with yours. So we've asked some lovely people for pictures of thir gardens so that we can provide some recommendations on what could be improved, changed or added to make each and every garden sparkle, and be fit for purpose.
The New Mum
What is feng shui?
The Chinese Words "Feng" and "Shui" are literally translated to mean "wind" and "water". The idea behind feng shui is that everything in life is connected and it explores how to create balance in the natural world. Most of the time this is relating to the rooms in your home, but there is no reason why you can't apply some of these rules to your garden too.
When you think of a garden arch, you probably think of pretty flowers highlighting a pathway to a garden. These are good uses for an arch but what if you want to be a little bit more unique? Here are 11 Amazing Uses For A Garden Arch.
1. Showcasing Climbing Plants & Flowers
If you are wanting to create a truly relaxing atmosphere in your garden, a Japanese garden may be the way to go. Sometimes it is difficult to know where to start, which is why we have put together a list of our top tips to create the most authentic Japanese garden possible.
1. Bamboo Fences
Doctors have recently revealed that, 'most children spend less time outside than prison inmates in 2019'. There is a lot more anxiety about letting children play out in the streets like they did in the 80's, and with the technology of today it is easy to get into the habit of putting your kids in front of a TV or video game while you are doing housework, cooking or having alone time, and it is completely understandable. But there is plenty of fun to be had right on your doorstep in your beautiful garden.
We've come up with a list of 10 activities children can do in the comfort of your garden this Summer.
Ever considered adding a charming hand made bridge to your garden? A bridge can add character and transform your garden, creating a beautiful focal point. These bridges are available in various shapes and sizes and can be made to measure to suit your needs. We have compiled a list of possible uses for a garden bridge to help show how versatile they can be.
Whether you wish to create a space for summer barbecues and dinner parties, or are trying to sell your house, a tidy usable garden makes a huge difference. After all, it is more often than not the first impression people get of your property, which definitely counts for something...
Now that the winter solstice is long behind us, the days are gradually stretching out again and the arrival of Springtime and the renewal it brings is starting to fill everyone's minds like a promise. With the air gradually warming up outside, you may be thinking of lifting the (slightly stiff) catch to your garden gate and spending more time in your special outdoor space now that you can.