Plant ideas and inspiration for your garden and patio

11 07, 2019

The Dream of The Indianos Garden designed Rose McMonigall

2019-09-02T13:30:44+00:00 Home|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

We recently had the pleasure of working with garden designer Rose McMonigall to supply plants for her 2019 exotic garden entry at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Sponsored by Turismo de Galicia and the Spanish Tourist Office, the Dream of The Indianos Garden is a tribute to 19th […]

18 12, 2018

Best Ground Cover Plants for UK Gardens

2019-02-12T07:04:00+00:00 Home|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

Easy to grow and to care for, ground cover plants have many uses in the garden.     Whether evergreen or deciduous,  low-growing plants can add colour and texture to bare patches in your garden, act as a living mulch and help control those pesky weeds. If you are gardening […]

17 07, 2017

Villa D’Este Gardens in Tivoli

2019-08-08T08:41:35+00:00 Home|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

By Lucas Mariconda We had the great pleasure of visiting this ancient Villa and its amazing gardens in July. The Villa D’este Gardens in Tivoli were created in the 16th century and are a splendid example of Italian Renaissance architecture. We saw some of the most marvellous water features ever built […]

23 08, 2016

Plants For Coastal Gardens

2019-08-08T08:50:40+00:00 Home|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

Plants For Coastal Gardens Seaside and coastlines are often seen as synonymous with a windy and salt ridden climate where only the hardiest plant specimens can survive and the question is often posed to those of us working in the horticultural industry “What plants, shrubs and trees would be suitable? […]

28 06, 2016

Gardens With Seating Areas

2019-08-08T09:04:09+00:00 Home|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

People create and maintain their gardens for many different reasons but relaxation is surely near the top of the list. As a retreat for relaxation and contemplation, peaceful gardens with seating areas are a ‘must have’ component in our view. Whether your garden design is on a grand scale or […]

22 04, 2016

Overbeck’s – The Garden With A View

2019-08-08T09:27:29+00:00 Home|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

From North and South Sands you start the climb, higher and higher, up the winding hill, with stupendous views across Salcombe Estuary, all the way to the very clifftop – here you are amply rewarded for your effort by the fabulous coastal and tropical garden at Overbeck’s.

19 04, 2016

Blue Flowering Shrubs

2019-08-08T09:28:17+00:00 Home|Garden Inspiration & Ideas|

Blue Themed Garden? Whether you’re tempted to create a blue colour themed garden, or wish to provide continuity of colour through the seasons, choosing plants and shrubs by colour alone is sometimes a necessary requirement.  The coolness of blue flowering shrubs can be a foil, for hot contrasting colours such […]

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