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Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column - June/July 24
He’s a magnificent broadcaster, gifted gardener, brilliant author and all-round horticultural visionary. This month, Alan Titchmarsh talks about how patios...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - June/July 24
Borders – More Is More! By Nicki Jackson The term ‘less is more’ is used a lot, we say it...
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - April/May 24
Fabulous Fritillaries by Martin Blow A flood meadow full of the purple checkerboard flowers of Snakes Head Fritillaries (Fritillaria meleagris),...
National Garden Scheme Spring Highlights - April/May 24
2023 has proved an impressive year of post-Covid recovery as the NGS donated over £3 million to our beneficiaries (including...
Interiors Column - April/May 24
Back To Black Black may not be an obvious choice when it comes to home interiors, but there are many...
Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column - April/May 24
He’s a magnificent broadcaster, gifted gardener, brilliant author and all-round horticultural visionary. This month, Alan Titchmarsh talks about how to...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - April/May 24
Privacy Practises by Nicki Jackson One of the things on most clients’ garden design wish list these days is privacy;...
National Garden Scheme - February/March 24
Supporting Hospice Care Since the National Garden Scheme’s founding in 1927, visitors have supported palliative care charities by payment of...
Interiors Column - February/March 24
The Look Of Love We all want our homes to be filled with love, so consider embracing the romantic décor...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - February/March 24
Weed Suppressant Materials by Nicki Jackson It’s that time of year when the garden is much more visibly beginning to...
Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column - February/March 24
He’s a magnificent broadcaster, gifted gardener, brilliant author and all-round horticultural visionary. This month, Alan Titchmarsh talks about the best...
Interiors Column - December 23/January 24
A Very Homemade Christmas What better way to celebrate Christmas than by getting together with your friends and family to...
National Garden Scheme Update December 23/January 24
Snowdrop Garden Openings 2024 Over 100 glorious snowdrop gardens are to open in England, Wales and Northern Ireland this February,...
Alan Titchmarsh Column - December 23/January 24
Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column He’s a magnificent broadcaster, gifted gardener, brilliant author and all-round horticultural visionary. This month, Alan...
Gardening: Festive Foliage - December 23/January 24
Whether you are an avid gardener or just someone who loves to embrace the spirit of Christmas, adding a few...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - December 23/January 24
Winter Stocktaking by Nicki Jackson There are any number of reasons why you might want to change your garden: perhaps...
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - October/November 23
Around The Garden In Autumn by Martin Blow As autumn takes hold, there’s still plenty to enjoy in our garden...
National Garden Scheme Update - October/November 23
Thanks to our dedicated army of garden visitors, the 2023 takings of the Warwickshire National Garden Scheme look set to...
Interiors Column - October/November 23
Make An Entrance How to add a little ‘wow’ factor to your hallway without breaking the bank.  If the kitchen...
Alan Titchmarsh Column - October/November 23
Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column He’s a brilliant presenter, accomplished gardener, talented novelist and all-round horticultural inspiration. This month, Alan...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - October/November 23
Building For Better Garden by Nicki Jackson Considering having some building work done on your home? If so, now is...
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - August/September 23
Pincushion Flowers by Martin Blow Scabious are well loved cottage garden flowers grown to attract bees and butterflies and also...
Interiors Column - August/September 23
Size Is Everything Effective methods for making the rooms in your home look and feel bigger. Creating the illusion of...
Alan Titchmarsh Column - August/September 23
Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column He’s a brilliant presenter, accomplished gardener, talented novelist and all-round horticultural inspiration. This month, Alan...
NGS Cedar House First Opening Article - August/September 23
National Garden Scheme Cedar House First Opening Since 1927, any new National Garden Scheme opening is a seasonal highlight, the...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - August/September 23
Uncovering Garden Shelters by Nicki Jackson Garden shelters: so many reasons to have one, so many types to choose from....
Interiors Column - June/July 23
Home Style The interior design faux pas’ that are ruining your chances of getting a spread in Ideal Homes magazine!...
Alan Titchmarsh Column - June/July 23
Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column He’s a brilliant presenter, accomplished gardener, talented novelist and all-round horticultural inspiration. This month, Alan...
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - June/July 23
Cornflowers and Knapweeds by Martin Blow We all love to see cornflowers growing wild, although it is a rare sight...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - June/July 23
Spotlight On Spring Bulbs by Nicki Jackson It may seem like only two minutes since we bid farewell to this...
NGS Summer Openings 2023
The glorious month of June is when our Garden Owners welcome in the National Garden Scheme summer visiting season, their...
Alan Titchmarsh Column - April/May 23
Green Fingers…The Alan Titchmarsh Column He’s a brilliant presenter, accomplished gardener, talented novelist and all-round horticultural inspiration. This month, Alan...
Interiors Column - April/May 23
Going For Gold All that glitters isn’t gold… add in a bit of yellow too! For a long time, gold’s...
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - April/May 23
Bearded Irises: The Ultimate Showstoppers by Martin Blow Every May and June I am bewitched by the sheer flamboyance and...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - April/May 23
Spotlight On Garden Lighting by Nicki Jackson Just as a well-positioned lamp or two can transform a room at night...
NGS Spring Openings 2023
“Thank you for your support for the National Garden Scheme, visiting gardens, buying plants and making donations. In Warwickshire last...
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - February/March 23
Heavenly Hellebores by Martin Blow Hellebores are one of the stars of the winter and spring garden with large bowl-shaped...
Interiors Column - February/March 23
When A Plan Comes Together Open plan design in our main living spaces has long been heralded as the solution...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - February/March 23
Creating An Indoor/Outdoor Cohesive Space by Nicki Jackson One of the jobs of a garden designer is to try to...
Interiors Column - December 22/January 23
5 Ways to Add Extra Space in Your Home – Without Moving by Helen Say If you're thinking about how...
Gardening: The Festive Garden - December 22/January 23
The Festive Garden Having a creative Christmas at home is about more than just a tree and a few bits...
Green Article - December 22/January 23
Have Yourself A Very Eco-Christmas It may be the ultimate consumer holiday, but Christmas doesn’t have to cost the earth...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - December 22/January 23
Winter You’ve Never Smelled So Good by Nicki Jackson According to a recent garden trends survey 49% of us use...
Hedgehogs Special Article - October/November 22
How To Help Our Hedgehogs With their bristly bodies and snuffling snouts, hedgehogs are one of the nation’s favourite garden...
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - October/November 22
Persicarias With Personality by Martin Blow Persicarias are not widely known or grown in gardens and perhaps a reputation for...
Interiors Column - October/November 22
Changing Spaces Nine small changes that can transform any room We’d all love to splash the cash on home renovations,...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - October/November 22
Summer Dry, Winter Wet by Nicki Jackson As garden designers we are always striving to deliver our client’s ideal garden....
Gardening: Plant Hunters Article - August/September 22
Burnets For The Border by Martin Blow Burnets, or Sanguisorbas to use their proper name, come in a wide range...
NGS Garden Openings - August/September 2022
Private View: Glorious Gardens Open By Arrangement Within the ever-growing family of Warwickshire’s National Garden Scheme, one hospitable group of...
Blue Daisy Garden Diary - August/September 22
Planting For Allergies by Nicki Jackson According to the British Lung Foundation one in five people in the UK have...