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Winter Garden Design – Using Focal Points

Winter Garden Design – Using Focal Points

As a garden designer in Hertfordshire I think it’s really important that our gardens work for us in the winter months. You can do this by creating a ‘focal point’. It will add interest and colour at a time when most of your other plants have died down. By making a statement with plants or … Continue reading

Easy Plants for a Front Garden

Easy Plants for a Front Garden

Front gardens often get neglected and dismissed when it comes to plants. But a small area can still look great if planted well. Choosing low maintenance, slow growing evergreens is one way of providing texture and colour all year round. This courtyard front garden worked well keeping the planting simple with interesting foliage. Euonymus are … Continue reading

Evergreen Clematis ‘Wisley Cream’

Evergreen Clematis ‘Wisley Cream’

If you haven’t got the space in your garden for a clematis armandii but would like a clematis that is evergreen – consider planting one of these. It’s one of my favourites and is called clematis cirrhosa ‘Wisley Cream’. It has small, creamy, bell-shaped flowers and mid-green leaves that are retained throughout the year. It … Continue reading

Clematis armandii

Clematis armandii

Last year I planted this Clematis armandii to cover a section of my fence, and I’m thrilled that it’s flowering for the first time. It has fragrant, white flowers that are star shaped and can be grown in any sunny/partially sunny spot in your garden. The reason I choose to plant one however, was for … Continue reading