We use cookies on this website. To use the website as intended please accept cookies.

Wednesday June 03 , 2020

Blue Daisy Blog

Blue Daisy blog written by Nicki Jackson & Jules Clark - for news, views, garden design, gardening and plant observations and thoughts.

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in surfaces

Top tips for choosing surfaces in your garden design

Posted by on in Garden Design

surfaces in garden design - patio, vertical surfacesIn and of their own right, for many of us, surfaces don’t often take precedence when thinking about our gardens but they are a key element of any garden design. 

It is the surfaces of the hard landscaping that usually dominate a garden through the winter and set off beautiful planting schemes in the growing and flowering seasons but surfaces are much more than that because the materials used to create that perfect patio or winding pathway carry with them not only functionality but scene-setting, mood enhancing, aesthetic impact that does much of the legwork in hanging a whole garden design together. 

Tagged in: garden design surfaces
Continue reading
Hits: 4992 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

wildlife Alys Fowler Kelmarsh Hall green spaces colour in your garden heatwave legacy gift Joseph Banks ornamental grasses August garden Gardeners World Floating Paradise Gardens of London December garden twitter Winter shrubs Phyllostachys nigra sound in the garden cottage gardens rococo February Kew Gardens herbs Cosmos astrosanguineus London Malvern Hills hard landscaping Hidcote Great British Garden Revival sorbus National Gardening Week women and work award Cloches Chelsea Physic Garden gravel Fleece Stoneleigh April garden November garden hydroponic BBC scented shrubs garden room front garden deer lawn care water conservation paving watering RHS Chelsea water feature Sophie Raworth garden design tip Stone Lane Gardens Charlie Dimmock September garden plant pots water butt kerb-side appeal unity Cambridge botanical garden Moss Bank Park courtyard form Herb garden productive garden Capability Brown garden design trends traditional style bulb display Ashwood Nurseries Wildflowers Birmingham Library roof gardens Hosta RHS July garden Monty Don bulbs roof garden winner spring garden rosemary Daffodils rainwater harvesting cyclamen Absorb pollution Horticulture gardening on tv Achillea Glasshouse Horticulturalist Decking HTA Berberis RHS Hampton Court birch Joe Swift kitchen garden edible garden show Prince Harry spring bulbs Berginia Toby Buckland Levens Hall surfaces Spring shrubs autumn garden John Massey rock gardens Geranium saving water Acuba structure drought bees Lantra January garden Briza maxima Horticultural eco-friendly Selfridges Roof Garden Highgrove Narcissus terracota composting show gardens garden Alan Titchmarsh ha ha Carol Klein Urban Heat Island Cut flowers Bamboo winter garden Greenhouse Events & Shows Matt James snow Trees pollinators RHS Malvern doddington hall May garden Wisley ash pond Tom Hart-Dyke plants basil Mrs Loudon Joanna Lumley CorTen steel wild flowers career in horticulture Crocus Herb CorTen Blue Daisy February garden garden advice at home house plants build movement in the garden poppies Ilex recycled materials NSALG Snowdrops National Trust cottage garden herbaceous borders hosepipe Jekka McVicar watering can Lawrence Johnston contemporary Seed sowing repetition elm Euphorbia Echinacea stonemarket blue pollinating insects reclaimed materials Shrubs water Nicki Jackson RHS Tatton Park acer Taxus Laurel sunflowers Garden Planning October garden summer garden alpines pests Rachel de Thame vertical garden Chelsea Flower Show grow your own topiary garden focal points James Wong timber GYO Malvern Spring Show HNC Coastal plants planning your garden New York Highline March garden grey water June garden sweat peas Chris Beardshaw Buxus garden design Urban Heat Island Effect Kensington Roof Garden patio Perennial Futurescape

Welcome to Blue Daisy Blog



Our Promise

promiseWe work hard to keep our customers happy.  We work to a voluntary customer charter.

Peace of Mind

simplybusinessWe take our responsibilities seriously so we're insured through Simply Business.

Click on the logo for our Garden Design insurance details. For Gardening details see our gardening services page.

Proud Members Of...

landscapejuicen... The Landscape Juice Network where we interact with other professional gardeners, designers and landscapers.