Many of us feel gloomy during the dark, grey winter months which is why now is a great time to start thinking about your spring garden. There are many ways to introduce a bit of colour into your garden space and brighten things up in preparation for when the weather grows warmer.
When approaching a garden design or redesign, colour is one of the best places that you can begin. The colours that we choose for both our home interiors and garden space and the aesthetic we choose to create can speak volumes about our unique personality.
As garden design can be a little overwhelming, looking more closely at the psychology of colour is a fascinating and sensible place to begin. It can also provide great inspiration for different colour combinations and how to use garden furniture and ornaments to complement the overall landscape.
Just because you have a small outdoor space doesn’t mean that you need to be limited on design options. In fact, smaller gardens have plenty of advantages because you can really be creative without spending too much money or putting your space at risk of appearing overly cluttered. From furniture to plants and colour schemes, this is our rundown of the very best ways to design for small outdoor space…
While autumn and winter in the UK inevitably mean a lot of rain, it’s safe to say we experience a fair bit of wet weather all year round. By understanding which are the best plants for moist soil, we can make sure that our garden flourishes throughout the seasons.
As different parts of the garden will receive more moisture due to their exposure to the elements, e.g. open flowerbeds compared to spots of soil sheltered by trees, we need to understand how to utilise the best plants for moist soil so we can make the most of every area of our garden.
There are so many wonderful ways to appreciate our gardens, from simply designing an aesthetically beautiful space that makes us feel rested and calm to creating a sociable area which can be enjoyed throughout the seasons. As the cooler months approach, we want to talk about how to heat your outdoor space in winter and gain the most enjoyment from your garden whatever the weather.
When the sun isn’t shining and the temperatures have dropped, there are plenty of ways to keep things cosy and snug. Gone are the days when garden heaters were clunky and unattractive; modern garden furniture is all about creating a tactile experience and a comfy, chilled out area in which to spend time with your loved ones beneath the smooth winter skies, crisp spring days and snuggly autumn afternoons.