Monthly archives: August, 2016

Garden lawn substitute – flowering lawn

In my search to replace the ubiquitous lawn which undeservedly tends to dominate our gardens, I have experimented with numerous alternatives.  The latest quality and competitive pricing of artificial lawns makes them viable in children’s play and sports areas avoiding mud and protecting falls from tramoplines and climbing frames.  Gravel gardens are feasible in sunny,



New natural garden – no borders, no lawn

Emma’s garden design practise is increasingly influenced by ongoing ecological and horticultural research to create naturalistic gardens.  Not only are such gardens beautiful and interesting all year, sustainable and beneficial to wildlife, they are less resource intensive and expensive to create and maintain.  However, sourcing, selecting and maintaining the plants which will thrive in such communities