Advice and tips for a low maintenance garden We asked some of the best garden designers on Design for Me for their expert advice on designing a low maintenance garden. Juliet – Garden designer in Stroud, South-West (click on her name to view her full profile and shortlist her for your garden design project) 1. Keep it green Don’t have… Read more »
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Small garden ideas from the experts
small garden ideas and tips from the experts We asked some of the best garden designers on Design for Me for their expert advice on designing a small garden. Juliet – Garden designer in Stroud, South-West (click on her name to view her full profile and shortlist her for your garden design project) If you have a small garden, lucky… Read more »
Garden designers near me
Finding the best garden designers near me We’ve rounded up some of the best garden designers all over the UK to help with your landscaping project – scroll down for your local area. No matter how big or small your project, a garden designer can find the best solution to suit your requirements and budget…. Read more »
How much does a garden makeover cost?
Does your garden need a complete overhaul before summer starts? With Spring around the corner, now is the time to start planning! But how much does a garden makeover cost? What can you achieve for your budget? 0-2000k DIY, turf, perennials, trees & gravel? The staple for most gardens is of course a… Read more »
Alternatives to grass – what can I have instead of a lawn?
It’s a well known fact, although often overlooked, that lawns are hard work. If you want a low-maintenance garden that looks great all year round, a huge expanse of lawn is simply not the best option. Lots of people opt for lawn as the obvious choice – it’s relatively cheap to install and it’s soft enough… Read more »
It’s time to sort out your urban garden…
High impact, low hassle Dare I say it? The days are getting longer and the temperatures are getting warmer. It’s starting to feel a bit like Spring! After a cold and long winter, who wouldn’t want to spend some time out in the garden? But If you live in London like me, your tiny unkempt… Read more »
How to make a small garden look bigger
This is a simple starter guide to garden design where space is limited. We asked some of the garden designers on Design for Me for their top tips on how to make a small garden look bigger. 1. Avoid large expanses of grass, paving or decking It may seem counter-intuitive but large lawns will… Read more »
A perfect match … for a low maintenance garden design
Cheryl from Milton Keynes posted her project to Design for Me looking for a garden designer to design a low maintenance garden. Situated in a new build development, this garden started out as a muddy yard following the construction of a new extension to the downstairs kitchen. After registering her project with just a few… Read more »
A guide to living wall systems
What is a living wall / green wall? A green wall or living wall is a structure that has plants growing directly from it. It’s different to a vertical climber whose roots are in the ground/pot and only use the vertical structure for support. The greenery is planted directly into the wall itself (or within… Read more »
What are the best winter garden plants?
How to get the most out of your garden this winter Winter is the time your garden slumbers, riding out the worse that the British weather can throw at it, from heavy rain to sub-zero temperatures. It is the season in which we curl up in front of the fire, warm, cosy and protected against… Read more »