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Small Garden? You’ll Want to See These 7 Tiny Shed Ideas

These petite sheds are perfect for small gardens or tiny terraces Houzz UK and Ireland Editor. I’m thrilled to be part of the team bringing the… More Whatever size plot you’re the proud owner of, you’ll probably need to invest in some kind of storage to safely stash your outdoor kit and garden tools. If space is tight in your ...

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Why You Should Bring Curves Into Your Garden – And How To Do It

Stray from the straight and narrow and bring loveliness to your outdoor space with sweeping curves and organic shapes Houzz Contributor and homes and property journalist with a passion for interiors…. More While our gardens tend to be regularly shaped square or rectangular plots, the trees, plants and flowers we put in them are infinitely various in shape and form. ...

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10 Ideas for Bringing Curves into Your Garden

Stray from the straight and narrow and bring loveliness to your outdoor space with sweeping lines and organic shapes Houzz Contributor and homes and property journalist with a passion for interiors…. More While our gardens tend to be regularly shaped square or rectangular plots, the trees, plants and flowers we put in them are infinitely various in shape and form. ...

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7 Quick(ish) Ideas to Update Your Contemporary Garden

Want to inject some contemporary cool into a lacklustre patch? Here’s how Houzz UK deputy editor. I’m an interiors journalist and editor, previously for the… More If you’re a fan of cool, sharp-edged, contemporary outdoor spaces, but are struggling to know where to start to get the look, these schemes may inspire a small update or two, and none involve ...

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Planning a Small Garden? Here Are 7 Essential Rules

Gardening experts share the top tips they always follow when designing a compact plot Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More If your garden’s on the small side, you might be wondering where to start when it comes to designing the space. Here, five professional garden designers reveal their best nuggets of ...

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8 Container Gardens That Prove You Don’t Need Flowerbeds

Check out these luscious outside spaces to find out how container plants can look gorgeous in your garden Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More If your outside space doesn’t have room for flowerbeds, that doesn’t mean you have to scrimp on blooms and foliage. Take a look at these gardens and ...

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How to Use Garden Decking to Create a Stylish, Sociable Space

Check out these beautiful decked areas to get some inspiration for your own outdoor space Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More Decking is a simple way to make a garden more comfortable and stylish while adding the natural warmth of wood. Gain inspiration this spring from these great design ideas. Pop in a party ...

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How to Prune Roses

Discover when to do it, how to cut, and – as each needs a different approach – how to identify the type of rose you have Houzz UK contributor and award-winning landscape and garden designer. Claudia de… More Who doesn’t love a rose? There are so many wonderful varieties to choose from and many are thornless as well as disease-resistant. ...

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My Garden: How We Created Our Cottage-style Garden From Scratch

Lifestyle and interiors blogger Rebecca Sterling of Roses and Rolltops gives us a ‘before and after’ tour of her garden Houzz UK Editorial Staff. I’m a freelance journalist with more than 13 years’ experience… More A passion for plants, a willingness to get stuck in and a few budget-saving ideas helped interiors and lifestyle blogger Rebecca Sterling and her husband ...

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What’s the Best Way to Kill Weeds Naturally?

…and should you even try? To weed or not to weed, that is the question! Here’s how to tackle tricksy growth organically Houzz UK contributor and award-winning landscape and garden designer. Claudia de… More The definition of a weed is a wild plant growing where it’s not wanted, threatening to out-compete cultivated varieties or simply in the wrong place. If ...

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9 Times Gravel Looked Gorgeous in a Garden

Show off some shingle in your backyard for timeless outdoor style Houzz Contributor. I’m a London-based journalist with years of experience writing… More It’s good value and easy to lay, but gravel doesn’t have to be the poor cousin of flagstones, bricks or other paving – as these gorgeous gardens all demonstrate. Embrace country charmOne of gravel’s great strengths is ...

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5 Things You Never Knew You Needed in Your Garden

Make the most of precious time outside with these above-and-beyond garden features to enhance your patch Days in the garden are something to be savoured, so make sure yours is ready for when the warmer days (finally) arrive with these suggestions for adding personality, colour and comfort to your outdoor space. A firepitExtend your garden’s usability with a firepit. Whether ...

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