Archive for January, 2012

 

A first for me – ‘Easigrass’

Jan05

Last year I had my first experience of Astroturf, or ‘Easigrass’. It looks great! What also looks great in this garden is the revolving ‘Pod’ which has seating and a table inside. It reflects the circular design of the garden, chosen to offset an angular boundary line.

Classic Box spheres

Jan05

Topiary Buxus sempervirens spheres are a classic feature of the country garden, and look good planted alongside billowing herbaceous plants as a contrast.Here in this garden which I overhauled last year, I removed a huge mound of old lavender, and ivy growing over the piers of the wall, and planted 2 box spheres to frame [...]