Good tools are like keys; they unlock the secrets of your garden; take you through the gateways of success and allow you to turn your garden, however big or small, into something truly beautiful. Good gardening tools are the medium by which the imaginations of the heart become a stunning reality. A gardener without tools […]
Companion planting is the art of arranging your garden so that your plants are happier, healthier, and supportive of one another. Strange as it may seem, plants are very much like people. Certain varieties of plants get on very well with some others, while others can’t thrive if they’re planted next to each other. Companion […]
Do you have children, or have you always loved the whimsical nature of fairy tales? Then you might want to create a small, fairy-like place in your own garden. Simply find a bird bath or pot and create a garden in miniature! Bonsai, mosses and small pebbles can be used to create a tiny, ethereal world to add a touch of magic to your backyard. Inspiration awaits!
Mosaic tile can add a splash of color and pattern to a garden in an instant. Large urns, low benches, pathways and walls can easily be brightened with mosaics and become a beautiful feature to draw the eye. For inspiration on how to achieve this in your garden, click through the gallery to browse mosaic ideas like you’ve never seen before!
Aside from a Christmas tree, lighting is one of the staples of Christmas decorating and lets you share your festive spirit with the whole neighborhood! Adorn trees with hundreds of fairy lights, hang snowflake-shaped lights from branches or create unique features with string lights. There really are no limits to what you can create – see for yourself with this selection of incredible Christmas lighting inspiration.
While practical and a great addition to the home, herb and vegetable gardens certainly don’t have to be boring. Explore how to create interest with contrasting rows of smaller plants, keeping them evenly spaced for a clean and contemporary look. Don’t forget to add height with frames for vegetable vines and include pathways for easy access. Click through for garden inspiration to get your green thumb tingling!
If you’re looking for a standout way to display your outdoor plants, raised garden beds are the perfect solution. Why not try stacking boxes of different sizes for an incredible pyramid-like effect? Raised garden beds are perfect for adding greenery to a deck for a more contemporary look than pots can provide and are also the ideal anchor point for timber or wire lattice features. Browse our gallery to see how it’s done.