With the depletion of many natural habitats, our gardens play an increasingly important role in supporting wildlife. Winter, in particular, is a time when many garden visitors could do with a little help when it comes to food and shelter.
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There is also a vast array of fire pit designs to choose from and our expert garden designer will be able to help you find the appropriate style and size to suit your garden and lifestyle.
Garden lighting is an important factor when you consider your garden design. Whether you’re looking to wow your friends with dazzling multi-coloured solar lights, showcase your beautiful flowers with bedding illuminations or brighten up your patio with wall lanterns, we’ve done it all!
Find out how we can help protect our bees. The bee keepers daughter tells us why the number of bees is decreasing and what we can do to help.
If you live in the Loughborough area and are looking for a landscape garden design company to help you transform your outdoor space, then look no further.
Winter is not about getting frostbite while you attempt to redesign your garden in time for spring. However, many people do exactly that as the garden lies dormant in these colder months making it the ideal time to carry out renovations.
The winter months can take their toll on a garden, with heavy frosts, rain, wind and snow all causing damage to plants, outbuildings and driveways.
You may have been able to overlook the problems with your old driveway during the summer, but now winter is on its way things may be looking rather shabby. When it’s dry and the sun’s shining, the cracked paving and uneven surfaces don’t seem to matter. But when the sky is grey your driveway can become a big problem.
The summer is drawing to a close and soon leaves will be falling from the trees. As your garden prepares to go to sleep for the winter, now’s the time to make those changes you’ve been thinking about for ages. Autumn is an ideal time to tackle outdoor alterations that you couldn’t do in the summer
Do you find that when you’re on holiday, you spend much more time outdoors than you do when you’re at home? Obviously, this may be because you’ve jetted off to sunnier climes, but it’s often true of people who holiday in this country. So why do you stop enjoying the great outdoors when you’re back home?
Propertypriceadvice.co.uk says, “A well-designed garden will add around 10% to your home’s value. A landscape garden designer can help you come up with a unique design that will incorporate value-adding improvements.”
You may love relaxing and entertaining in your garden, but maintaining it is another matter. If you want the pleasure of a garden without the pain, then these tips will show you how.
The temperature is rising, the days are getting longer and the garden is becoming greener. At this time of the year, your garden really comes into its own. It forms an extension of your house; an extra space where you can relax on your own or entertain family and friends.
A well-designed garden can easily become an extension of your home – a place where you can relax with your friends and family and enjoy the changing seasons. Your garden should be beautiful all year around, not just when the sun is shining.
We recently conducted a survey to discover the three attributes our clients look for when choosing a landscape gardener. Here’s what we found out.
Here at Leicestershire Garden Design Co, we’re delighted to announce that Jack Stevenson, one of our talented apprentices has been nominated for a Young Achiever Award 2014.
Building a sustainable garden is all about using renewable energy. It’s about creating a garden than works in harmony with the environment rather than draining its natural resources.
Is your garden weatherproof? Before winter sets in take a look around outside and see if there are any problem areas that could be tackled before the weather takes a turn for the worse.
Good landscaping is one thing, but a gold medal winning design is about innovation and taking risks. The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a great place to look for inspiration and ideas. You may not be attempting to landscape your garden, but you can gather some fresh and original thoughts from the incredible designs.
Every day you can walk in your garden and discover something new. You don’t have the same control over your outdoor environment in the same way you do your indoor space. But there are a few things you can do to keep your garden looking good and working for you.
Landscaping your garden doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing operation. Whether you choose to overhaul your whole garden in one go, or break it down into smaller projects, here are seven insider tips on how to create a compelling and contemporary look.
After one of the wettest winters ever, I think we’re all looking forward to the arrival of spring. I can’t wait to get outdoors and spend time in the garden again. There are so many irresistible garden designs to choose from including ones that feature quirky water features, dramatically-shaped beds and contemporary patterned paving.
You may be delaying your gardening plans until spring or summer, thinking that’s the right time to tackle an outdoor project. In fact, winter is a good time to get going with any landscaping. That way you’ll have a fabulous new garden ready for spring.