Category Archives for Garden Types

Gardening for the Disabled

It would have been unthinkable, only a few years ago, for a chapter in a general gardening book to be devoted to this topic. Things have changed partly because many people who have gardened all of their lives now wish … Continue reading

28. July 2013 by admin
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How to Plan Your Front Garden

Large Front Gardens With a quarter of an acre plot or more, it is likely that you will have a fair amount of space to play with at the front of the house. This is not an invitation to elaborate … Continue reading

05. September 2011 by admin
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Starting a New Garden Layout

When starting a new garden layout, it may be of value to stand, in the mind’s eye, at an upstairs window that commands a view of the whole garden. Time has raced forward and a composition on paper has matured … Continue reading

01. September 2011 by admin
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Soils and What to Make of Them

A little more can be said at this stage about the different types of soil and how the gardener can analyse them in order better to understand their physical and chemical potential for plant growth. To discover the main constituents … Continue reading

01. September 2011 by admin
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Starting the Landscape Design in Your New Garden

Ground-work Give plenty of time and thought to these early deliberations because they can save much regret and work later. However, the time has come to put theory into practice and make first contact with the soil. If the garden … Continue reading

01. September 2011 by admin
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Making Gardens and Re-making Gardens

The need to make or remake a garden comes about in the following ways. An existing garden can no longer be tolerated and requires major changes to make it acceptable. A house is acquired with an existing garden that must … Continue reading

01. September 2011 by admin
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Elements of the Modern Garden

So let us look more closely at the components of a pleasing and useful garden. As was said earlier, there is no set formula, but some features have been noted that are common to most. A garden without flowers is … Continue reading

01. September 2011 by admin
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The Modern Garden

There has never been such an exciting time for gardeners as the present. The modern garden is the outcome of centuries of evolution and development. All that is best from the past has been kept, all that is least acceptable … Continue reading

01. September 2011 by admin
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Types of Gardens – For the Impatient Gardener

The Impatient Gardener To achieve an instant garden requires the combination of design techniques with the correct choice of hard materials and plant species, and  most importantly  money. Unfortunately many of the techniques used to change a bare patch into … Continue reading

08. October 2010 by admin
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Different Types of Gardens

A Choice of Gardens With the basic gardening outline and routine settled, you can diversify and apply your thoughts to the type of garden you want. The range of plants available (even allowing for difficulties of soil and situation) is … Continue reading

08. October 2010 by admin
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