Monthly Archives: December 2018

11 gardening trends for 2019 – garden design and plant ideas

Society of garden designers The New Year brings a multitude of new ideas for our gardens, from bright colors to eco-friendly planting and hanging houseplants. Here, the leading designers from the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) share their predictions for new garden design trends for 2019, including planting, materials, and design styles that we can […]

Auction lot reveals the marketing genius of premier garden design entrepreneur Humphry Repton

Tom derbyshire Dec 14 2018 This year marked the bicentennial of his death and as well as a series of events held to celebrate his genius, 2018 ends with an intriguing item offered in the December 19 book sale at the Tennants auction house in Leyburn , North Yorkshire, demonstrating its entrepreneurial spirit. Repton (1752-1818), […]

Shopping for gardening tools? Think about the quality

Paul E.Rogers “For the first time, we have moved into a house where we can have a garden. Which gardening tools should I buy first? » Congratulations! You embark on a great adventure, sometimes frustrating, but also full of enlightenment, excitement and (simply) fun. The tools you find most useful will be those that support […]