How to create a beach-themed garden design

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Have you ever fantasised about opening your back door and stepping out into your very own private beach? If this is not geographically possible, how about creating a beach-themed garden? If the thought of a ‘themed’ garden makes you cringe – I’m with you. However, you don’t have to adorn your lawn with plastic seagulls,… Read more »

How much does a garden designer cost?

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Summer is here! Time to dust off the garden furniture, grab a good book and relax in your beautiful, well maintained garden. Not quite? OK, so it might be in need of a bit (or a lot) of TLC first… Now the question is, what do you want from your garden? Not an easy question, particularly… Read more »

Garden Design Ideas by DfM Landscape Designers

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Garden Design Ideas by DfM Landscape Designers

With summer on the doorstep and the Chelsea Flower Show in full flourish, we thought it would be a good time to provide some garden design inspiration! We’re delighted to share some beautiful work from the talented garden designers on Design for Me. There are some fantastic ideas to create the perfect setting for those long summer days and… Read more »

Garden Design Ideas on a Budget

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Title image: See Sara Jane’s profile here   Have some garden design ideas? When undertaking a project such as designing a new garden, you’ll want to make sure you’re spending your money in the best possible way. The principles to achieving this remain the same no matter how big or small your project… 1. MAKE A PLAN First… Read more »

Five garden design tips to raise the value of your home

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Gardens are often overlooked as an area which can raise the value of your home. For many homebuyers the garden can be a huge selling feature that could make or break the prospect of an offer. It’s possible to make a huge difference for a low cost and just a little effort. The idea is… Read more »

Garden room ideas and inspiration

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Garden room ideas from Design for Me’s architects and garden designers I love a garden room! I think they are such a good idea in the UK climate, to help get the most out of your garden during all seasons of the year. Here are some of the best garden room designs from the architects… Read more »

How much does artificial grass cost?

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Image above from Easigrass Think artificial grass and you might immediately think of greengrocer shelves or 1970s football pitches, but the technology to make it look and feel real has come on leaps and bounds in the past few years. Wanting to spend time enjoying their gardens rather than tending to them, more and more… Read more »

Garden design inspiration from the pros

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Garden design inspiration from Design for Me’s landscape design pros Is your garden a blank canvas? Are you wanting a complete garden design overhaul? It can be difficult to know where to start and the possibilities are endless! Luckily, we have rounded up some of the best garden designs from our landscape design professionals on… Read more »

Can garden designers work remotely?

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Image by Simon, garden designer from East Hampshire, South East. Click here to see more and shortlist them for your home project.   Never before have our gardens been more important than now, and thankfully Spring has already brought us some sunshine. Now is a perfect time to turn your attention to home life and… Read more »

10 modern garden design ideas

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Modern garden design ideas Design for Me has a community of hundreds of garden designers all across the country and we’ve compiled the most inspiring modern garden design ideas for you. If you like the look of one, you can click on the image to see that garden designer’s other work and shortlist them for your project Bringing the… Read more »