Garden Ideas part1

Here’s some videos I found and they may be good for some Ideas for you, Take a look and see if it will spark any idea for your garden… Interesting the way they had placed the sitting area near the pond and waterfall, the main concern you would have is...

Garden Furniture

Garden Furniture. If you are like me, you love the stroll through your garden, and I’ve talked about creating the “Element of surprise” in my newsletter on several occasions, but one of the most pleasurable times is when you are able to meander down or around your...

Autumn Colours

Don’t you just love the colours of Autumn especially if your garden has featured some of those famous deciduous trees and shrubs that finish off their season with their leaves turning into beautiful colours, reminding us all that they will be back in spring to...

Japanese Gardens

These Oriental garden designs have become quite popular over the years, with the use of different rocks and plants, creating them is often a very satisfying experience. Placement and the positioning when done properly provides a beautiful atmosphere in your landscape,...

Plant ideas

Here’s is a beautiful video of the magnificent Butchart gardens, I found this on You Tube and just had to share it, a picture speaks a thousand words so best show you. Hope you enjoy,...

Landscape Design

There is a principle of all art forms that we need to work to, even in landscape design, and that is balance. It implies a sense of equality, and while there’s just a little more to it of course, I usually explain it to those who like to do the work themselves, as...

Garden Bridge

It has become quite fashionable of late for people to include a garden bridge in their landscape design, Just because you might not have a huge garden or very elaborate for that matter, I wouldn’t disregard the idea. They may be just the thing you need to add a bit...

Garden Pond Safety.

I need to discuss the safety aspect of your pond really before getting into the next theme as I have some critical points to make as well as some suggestions to overcome some of the problems. The fact that you have an outside power point near your pond to run the pump...

Water Features

Well here’s a tip for all of you who want to transform your backyard and create something special….Install a Water Feature. The sound of water for a long time has been creating peaceful and tranquil environments, giving pleasure to the true garden enthusiast. The main...

Part Two…Where do We Start.

Part two in “Where do we start” we will be discussing the aspect to your landscaping such things as your Entertainment areas and play areas. Let’s start with your Entertainment Area…. This is of course where you wish to do most if not all of your outside entertaining....