Whether you are trying to achieve a traditional, classical or contemporary style for your self-build garden, a water feature can add interest and intrigue. There are many varieties of water features available to suit all garden sizes and budgets.

Here Arboricultural Consultant, Mark Hinsley, guides i-build through the process of Tree Preservation Order consent.

There are many design elements to consider when creating your luxury swimming pool. Perhaps the most important aspect of pool design is selecting the shape.

Darren Hook, Managing Director of The Porch Specialist, discusses how porches can instantly boost your home’s kerb appeal.

Hot tubs have become an extremely popular choice for people looking to create the dream garden. Here, BISHTA offers advice to help make a safe hot tub purchase.

Blue Forest was delighted when it was asked to design and build a fairy-tale tree house in a quintessentially English country garden.

04 Dec 2017
Whether you’re transforming the aesthetics of a run-down period property or self-building a contemporary majestic design of your own, each and every project deserves a well-designed lighting scheme.

Fire pits are more than just beautiful features for gardens and landscapes, they are also vehicles for bringing people together. Here, modern fire pit designer and manufacturer, Paloform, explains what these heat-generating features can bring to a garden’s design.

With the trend for sustainable living reaching an all-time high, more of us are switching onto the benefits of growing our own produce and, as a result, many are taking the allotmenteering route.

Introduced in the 19th century as an ornamental plant, this species’ spread across the country has been astonishing. Now thought to be present in every 10km² of the UK, this plant is a common sight along railways, roadsides, waterways, derelict land, parks and gardens.

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