How To Unmask Your Garden Style and Be a Winner!

How to unmask you garden style. A garden gate with a sign reading experimental dandelion farm with pink bergamot flowers in the foreground

How to unmask your garden style is here to help you with the I wonder why? questions. If you haven’t quite found your style or you know there is still something missing, then this could be the solution!

Why a Garden Consultation is Essential

Why a garden consultation is essential to create your dream garden. This image shows Kristian receiving an Neighbourhood Award for the work she did at the Severn Hospice gardens in Shrewsbury.

Are you tired of looking at your lacklustre garden and dreaming of a lush oasis that you can enjoy? Do you want to create an outdoor space that not only looks stunning but also functions correctly? If you answered yes, then a garden consultation is the perfect solution for you! In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of a garden consultation and how it can help you achieve your dream garden. From identifying a clear direction to offering sound advice and empowering you to move forward with confidence, a garden consultation is an essential first step towards creating a beautiful and functional outdoor space. So why not take the first step towards your dream garden and read on?

Ideas for a North Facing Garden

Ideas for a North facing garden need not be bland, plain or boring. In this image we see a combination of a striking bold planting scheme of Aconitum's, Aruncus and Hellebores. The bold foliage of the hellebore, the white plumes of the Aruncus and the strong blue flower spikes of the Aconitum.

Most beginner gardener shudder at the thought of creating an interesting border in the shade. We do not see enough examples to enable gardeners to raise their confidence when growing plants in the shade. This article will give you ideas to lift your confidence and bring you joy!

North Facing Garden Checklist

A north facing garden is a challenge but with the right plants it can be a joy. This images shows a north facing terraced garden with lush green plants and a seating area.

Are you struggling to make the most of your North facing aspect? Do you want to bring your garden back to life and love it again? The garden ideas that are featured in this article are there to help you take your garden to the next level. Using this checklist will save you time and money.

Composting horse manure

Composting horse manure is a great opportunity for horse owners to recycle the stable waste. The image shows a chestnut horse in a field

Have you wondered if you can use horse manure in your compost or as a mulch? In this article we take a look at the best options when it comes to horse manure.

Composting Green and Browns: From Trash to Treasure

top three tips for composting green and browns. Two images of hands full of green vegetable waste with an image of leaves being raked off a lawn,

Are you looking to create a thriving garden without spending a fortune on fertilizer? Composting may be the solution you’re looking for. But did you know that the key to successful composting lies in balancing green and brown materials? In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into the world of composting and explore the critical importance of achieving the right balance between nitrogen-rich green materials and carbon-rich brown materials. Discover the 3 critical things you need to know to create high-quality compost and enrich your soil naturally for a healthy, thriving garden.

South Facing Garden Checklist

The south facing garden checklist starts with the image of a south facing garden. In this image there are roses and containers surrounding a gravel circle. It is a clear blue sky.

Why are my plants suffering in my sunny garden? I thought most plants liked the sun? Some do and some don’t, but it is knowing how to choose the right ones. The checklist is here to help you make the right choices for your location and garden style.

Gardening with a South Facing Aspect

Our October garden guide is sharing tasks that can be carried out this month. The images shows the evening sun bursting through a perennial flower border

As a beginner gardener it can be easy to just think of a south facing garden as the one that gets the most sun! Having a south facing garden can prove just as challenging as any other aspect, especially for a beginner.

The Formula To Harness Your Strengths

The formula to harness your strengths is depicted by this graphic of a sign post with a green forward arrow highlighting strengths

Who would think that the formula to harness your strengths would help you keep on top of your garden? In this article I share with my readers how discovering your strengths can reframe your whole take on gardening at home.

Taking Your Garden To The Next Level

Taking your garden to the next level does not happen overnight. The image shows a mixed herbaceous border in summer time. Mixed grasses, perennials and roses are the main flowers in this border.

I first began using the term ‘Taking your garden to the next level’ fifteen years ago. Through the mentorship between my clients and myself. As beginner or seasoned gardener this article will give you the foundations to taking your garden to the next level.