Garden Design Ideas & Guides
Garden Ninjas Garden Design guides and helpful articles on designing your perfect garden. Let me show you how you can make the most out of your outdoor space!
Outdoor living is becoming more and more popular with people wanting to not only enjoy their garden but use it as another room to the house. I'm a huge advocate of spending time outdoors and the garden as a room is a perfect way to encourage people to garden more. If that means there needs to be an ice-cold wine bucket, BBQ and hot tub as rewards then even better! Using one of my design examples I show you how I've created unique outdoor living gardens.
Plants for shade is a well-covered topic online with a number of lists with the usual suspects suggested. Hostas, Astilbes and Ferns being the front-runners. It got me thinking though. What about those difficult shade borders, the ones that are dry, lacking in nutrients or get wind blasted? Where even a trusty Hosta would struggle. So here is my list of the top 10 super tough plants for shade!
Want to start growing your own vegetables, #plants and fruits? Well it's so easy to grow your own but many new gardeners struggle to get going with #gyo This guide helps take the guess work out of starting off seedlings. So come on lets get sowing!
Thinking about redesigning your garden to make it more beautiful and useful? Got a family that it needs to accommodate? Well before you reach for the spade why not take the time to read this handy guide so you're set for gardening success?
Wanting to add some impact and drama to your garden whilst simultaneously encouraging wildlife? Then why not build a recycled gabion bug hotel? I have a guide here showing you how these modern structures can be both decorative and environmentally friendly.
Wondering how you can grow all your own fruit, vegtagbles and flowers without plastic? Well in my latest series I'm showing you just that. You'll be amazed at the different recyclable alternatives you may already have lying around the house.