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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

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

Spring sunshine!

Spring sunshine!

Finally the weather has broken in Hitchin and my front garden is basking in spring sunshine! With a winter that has seemed to have lasted months today saw me rush to the shed and grab my tools and set to work in my garden. Dismissing the moss in the lawn as a job for another … Continue reading

The Demise of the Front Garden

The Demise of the Front Garden

As a garden designer, I am becoming increasingly aware of the demise of our front gardens. It seems that the car takes priority over the green space and where I live in Hitchin is no exception to this growing trend. Many people now own more than one car and need to pave or concrete their … Continue reading