Category Archives for Patios and Decking

Garden Paving and Hard Surfaces

The easy alternative to grass for small gardens Brick Before buying the cement or levelling the ground, the most important decision to be made for paving is the choice of material, and there is a huge variety from which to … Continue reading

20. June 2013 by admin
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Plants for the Pergola

Adding romance to the garden A pergola, covered with old-fashioned climbing roses, fragrant honeysuckle, clematis, wisteria or laburnum, turns an ordinary garden into a highly romantic one. If the pergola frames a lovely view, so much the better. There are … Continue reading

22. August 2011 by admin
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Paved Areas and Garden Decking

In really small gardens, especially in towns, the whole garden may be a paved area, at least that part which is not planted. But regardless of garden size, an area of hard standing against the house has long been a … Continue reading

12. May 2011 by admin
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Garden Steps for Interest and Functionality

Garden Steps There comes a point with sloping sites where paths can no longer be allowed to drift with the contours. This is particularly the case with hard paths in formal or semi-formal situations. Sloping paving, though no doubt admirable … Continue reading

11. May 2011 by admin
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Garden Paths for Garden Design and Impact

Garden Paths In the context of this website paths are for people living in 20th-century, westernised society. They are not, as it might often be thought for animals who tidily put one foot in front of the other, or indeed … Continue reading

11. May 2011 by admin
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Garden Stepping Stones

Garden Stepping Stones The provision of garden stepping stones in a water feature is an invitation to enjoy it from a totally different angle: from the water. They are also a useful alternative to a bridge, which may be overbearing … Continue reading

16. March 2011 by admin
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Water Garden Decking

Garden Decking Decking is a convenient means of hiding a pool edge or providing a landing platform. When built well, it can be most attractive and very functional. With a large pool, it can be extended over the water to … Continue reading

16. March 2011 by admin
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Decking Ideas – Furniture and Plants

Decking Ideas – Furniture and Plants OTHER FEATURES Before you settle on a final layout for your deck, it pays to spend some time thinking about the finishing touches. These might be practical or decorative. Ask yourself who will be … Continue reading

04. February 2011 by admin
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Wood Decking Ideas – Plants and Water Features

Plants for Your Decking Whilst more or less anything goes in gardens today, certain styles of planting seem to work particularly well with decking. The crisp, clean lines of these solid wooden structures often confer a markedly ‘architectural’ feel that … Continue reading

04. February 2011 by admin
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