How to garden with gravel
If you want to make your garden more interesting, water wise and low maintenance, look no further than gravel. Here's exactly how to garden with gravel.
A circular gravel ga... stock photo by Jonathan Need, Image: 0159511
A circular gravel garden and patio area... Image:0159511 - Stock photo from GAP Gardens, garden & plant photography
Lookout Landscapes - Lympstone Village Website
Enjoy a visit to the garden that TV presenter Carol Klein described as ‘truly inspirational’ Open annually as part of The National Garden Scheme, which raises millions each year for charities including Marie Curie, Macmillan Cancer Support and Help The Hospices, the garden at The Lookout, Lympstone is also open by appointment throughout the summer and …
Beth Chatto’s Garden – Has it stopped evolving? - The Garden Visitor
I feel very apprehensive, a bit like the little boy and the emperor’s lack of clothes, because I am about to commit a heresy – criticising Betto Chatto’s Gardens. As a garden designer, I know my ‘Anthriscus sylvestris Ravenswing’ from … Continue reading →
Nigel Colborn: Show some true grit with gravel gardening
Those TV make-over programmes from the 1990s have a lot to answer for. As well as misleading viewers about the joys of real, mud-on-boots gardening, they also brought one of my favourite techniques, gravel gardening, into disrepute.
Required Reading: Beth Chatto's 5 Favorite Flowers for a Gravel Garden - Gardenista
The first thing that strikes me on entering garden designer Beth Chatto's gravel garden in Essex early in the morning is the scent of herbs. Thyme? Marjora