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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
A sensory garden is a garden area which is designed to stimulate all five of the senses. This can create a relaxing and comforting environment for children and adults alike, especially those who are suffering with mental illness and disabilities.
Our 5 senses consist of sight, smell, sound, touch and taste. All of these are important as they send information to the brain to help us understand the world around us and keep us safe.
There are accessible sensory gardens out there which you are able to visit courtesy of charities such as Tree of Hope, which are amazing, but some people are unable to travel to these gardens on a regular basis, so why not have a go as creating your very own.
Flowers and plants are an easy way to bring your garden to life... But have you ever thought about taking things further and going high with some climbing plants?
If your floral displays are limited to a couple of flower beds, this is the post for you. Here, we'll show you just how easy it is to transform your yard with a garden arch and some gorgeous climbers. We'll even give you some idea of the best climbing plants for your arches.
Ready to take your garden to the next level? Here we go...
Gardening is a rewarding activity, which can be beneficial to the mind and body, having mobility problems may make gardening seem like a challenge. Whether you have trouble kneeling, achy joints or use a wheelchair, gardening is still a hobby that you can enjoy. There are many ways in which you can adapt your garden to make it accessible to everyone.
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.
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.
If well looked after, gardens can be beautiful and enchanting places that we can pride ourselves with. Sometimes it might be difficult to keep them in check completely, but it definitely is worth it in the long run.
Theme gardens can be a challenge even for the most skilled of gardeners, but the outcome is stunning and unique. They allow for a lot of creativity and originality, and give you a great opportunity to experiment with growing different types of plants.
Although they can be challenging from a gardening point of view, they can also be challenging to decorate with outdoor furniture. Thankfully, we're here to help! We here at Tony Ward are passionate about making your theme garden look amazing, so we've put together a very useful guide to choosing the right theme for your garden, as well as the perfect furniture to add the finishing touches.