Tagged with architectural plants

Hitchin Front Garden Design

Hitchin Front Garden Design

Front Gardens are often overlooked and end up as somewhere to park the car or dump the wheelie bins. However, they can be as attractive as a back garden given a little imagination and plant knowledge. The brief for this front garden in Hitchin was to make it very low maintenance but enhance the house and … Continue reading

Garden Design Ideas Using Architectural Plants Agapanthus

Garden Design Ideas Using Architectural Plants Agapanthus

Architectural plants are what give our gardens form, colour and drama. Garden designers love their strong and distictive shapes and one of my favourites is agapanthus. They are strikingly beautiful plants with intensely coloured flowers that originate from South Africa. Agapanthus have lush strappy leaves and upright strong stems that are topped with balls of flowers. Incredibly versatile … Continue reading

Architectural Plants – Alliums

Architectural Plants – Alliums

Of all the architectural plants available alliums are for me the stars of the show. I love everything about them – their colour, shape, vertical nature and amazing seed heads. Whatever size garden you have there is an allium to suit as they can grow anywhere in height between 30cm -200cm. I think another key to their … Continue reading