The Designer’s eye

Learn the secrets of designer garden style by exploring garden inspiration through the eyes of a garden designer.

Garden design by Leonie Cornelius
The Room Outside – Designing for Garden Living

The Room Outside  Creating a haven for family and friends What better thing to start…

Queens of texture | Your guide to choosing the perfect ornamental grass for your garden

Nothing says Autumn like the spires of ornamental grass in the garden. At this time…

LEAFY | The shape of things to come

Today I spotted the first leaf buds on the trees outside my office window. These…

Master of Jewels | Garden advice from Jimi Blake

Get inspired by master plantsman Jimi Blake and plant your own border of jewels I…

The playful garden

Great gardens reflect the people that create them. This statement is something which I think…

Garden Fireworks

One of my earliest memories as a child is being awestruck by the beauty of…

Dreaming of Gardens | Exploring creative space

“Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are”. Alfred Austin’s very…

Pink Valentine | frothy flower inspiration from the garden

  Happy Valentine’s day!  Every year around this time I love to get inspired to create…

Totally Tropical | How to create that Jungle feel in the Irish garden

  When it comes to garden design there are so many different styles of planting.…

Mystery of Magical Gardens

Have you ever walked into a garden and felt yourself sigh in delight? Some gardens…